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Accessibility & Recreation

  • Dollywood, Gatlinburg, TN.

    This amusement park with the added scenic benefit of being has many rides and attractions are accessible to guests who can be lifted from their chairs with assistance from a member of their party. Some rides can accommodate guests who must remain in their wheelchairs. There are many other rides and attractions available to guests with disabilities; a complete guide can be found on their web site which provides information on rides that are appropriate for people with special needs. 


Advocacy Agencies


Department of Education


Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler) 


Early Intervention Services (Ages 3 to 5)


PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)

  • Support and Training for Exceptional Parents, Inc.
    712 Professional Plaza
    Greeneville, TN 37745
    423-639-0125 voice / 423-639-8802 TDD
    423-636-8217 FAX
    800-280-STEP (7837)
    E-Mail: information@tnstep.org

Health & Well-Being

  • CoverKids, Children's Health Insurance Program
    This program provides health insurance for eligible children who have no health insurance and are under age 19.  Financial eligibility is based on family size and income.  
    CoverKids information
  • TennCare, Long Term Services and Supports program
    TennChoice provides eligible adults with physical disabilities Home and Community Supports and Services allowing them to remain at home and in the community.  Individuals with disabilities that meet Nursing Facility Level of Care criteria and financial eligibility based on income and resources may be eligible for appropriate supports and services.
    TennCare information

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