CALL PATHFINDER: TennCare’s Mileage Reimbursement Program Helps with Medical Transportation Costs – January 2023

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Caller:  I am having trouble getting my child to medical appointments that she really needs. My car is 15 years old – not the best on gas mileage, and I am crossing two county lines to get to her pediatrician and therapist. Even if gas prices are down right now, it is getting too expensive… Read more CALL PATHFINDER: TennCare’s Mileage Reimbursement Program Helps with Medical Transportation Costs – January 2023

CALL PATHFINDER – Lists Worth Checking Twice: Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting Lists

Caller: I am 45 years old, I receive SSDI, and I am too old to be sleeping on my son’s couch.  He lives in Union City, and I would like to stay fairly close. How do I get a housing choice voucher? If I get a voucher, where can I look for places that accept… Read more CALL PATHFINDER – Lists Worth Checking Twice: Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting Lists

The Call: Answering the “How?” Question – An Insider’s View to a Resource: Pathfinder’s Information & Referral Program

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November begins the busy holiday season and planning for the holidays.  Whether it’s medicines or devices for travel, childcare or assisted care during work breaks, or having equal access to travel attractions, people are often in dire need of assistance during the holidays thus prompting searches for resources that may help. This is where the… Read more The Call: Answering the “How?” Question – An Insider’s View to a Resource: Pathfinder’s Information & Referral Program

Call Pathfinder: Farming on Wheels? Unpacking a Disability Employment Agri-Program

Caller:   My nephew is a veteran who uses a wheelchair for mobility. He came home last year after an injury damaged both of his legs.  My brother is kind of broken-hearted because Phil had studied and planned to take over the farm.  He has a degree in Agribusiness from Middle Tennessee State University, and he… Read more Call Pathfinder: Farming on Wheels? Unpacking a Disability Employment Agri-Program

Call Pathfinder – September 2022 – Medical Bill Assistance with Private Insurance

Is there help to pay for what my child needs but our health insurance doesn’t cover it? Caller:  My 4-year-old was born with some health issues, and has also been diagnosed with autism. We have been taking him to all the therapies his doctors say he needs – speech, occupational, and physical. And now we… Read more Call Pathfinder – September 2022 – Medical Bill Assistance with Private Insurance

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Caller:   My sister has twins who are turning twelve this summer. I’m making some calls to help her. She always gets me to do the calling because I teach special education, and she thinks I know better what to ask than she does. Truth is she’s as busy as I am, and both twins have… Read more Call Pathfinder

Call Pathfinder – Autism diagnosis – – What about school?

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Caller: Our family recently moved to Tennessee, and my son just got an Autism diagnosis. He’s 3. We have been given a referral for ABA, but what do I need to do about school? We are in Waynesboro. Pathfinder: Welcome to Tennessee! Your question is not uncommon because special education services can be difficult to… Read more Call Pathfinder – Autism diagnosis – – What about school?