Transportation Resource: Driver Rehabilitation

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The Driver Evaluation and Rehabilitation Program at Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute is an outpatient rehabilitation organization serving adolescents and adults with acquired brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other neurological diseases and disorders. The program evaluates the driving potential and ability of those living with conditions such as brain or spinal cord injury, stroke,… Read more Transportation Resource: Driver Rehabilitation

The Path to Home

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People with disabilities, particularly those with a serious mental illness, are disproportionately likely to experience homelessness.  According to the World Population Review, Tennessee’s homeless population is 7,256, which is approximately .10% of the state’s population, ranking Tennessee 18th in the U.S. Of those, the National Association of County and City Health Officials – Homelessness Among… Read more The Path to Home

Creating Better Access to Resources: Pathfinder publishes new three-year strategic plan and brand media kit during Disability Employment Month

Beginning in May 2022, in advance of a new fiscal (and academic) year, the Pathfinder team embarked on a month-long process to develop the vision and strategies for ensuring the ongoing success and growth of Pathfinder. Pathfinder teamed up with Communications and Strategic Planning Consultant, Kia Jarmon, MEPR Agency, to create a 3-year strategic plan… Read more Creating Better Access to Resources: Pathfinder publishes new three-year strategic plan and brand media kit during Disability Employment Month

Agency Spotlight – Children’s Special Services

Juggling all that you do with taking care of your children with different abilities, the last thing you want to have to worry about is the ability to pay for medical services to help your children live full and happy lives.  Financial woes can often cause more hardship than even a situation requires, so it’s… Read more Agency Spotlight – Children’s Special Services

It’s the Legality of it All: Legal Assistance for Aging Adults in Rural East Tennessee

Image of a woman in a black suit jacket and blue shirt sitting at a desk holding a clip board with a document on it and holding a pen in her right hand pointing to the paper. Sitting at the table across from on on the right side of the image is an elderly man with gray hair wearing a black suit and a woman with light brown hair and wearing a light purple sweater.

Aging can be overwhelming especially as you start planning for the future. Whether it is estate planning, power of attorney, or seeking assistance with Medicaid benefits, older adults may find it difficult in getting all these documents in order, especially aging adults who live in rural areas that may not have easy access to resources.… Read more It’s the Legality of it All: Legal Assistance for Aging Adults in Rural East Tennessee