Spotlight – January 2023

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We’re shining a light on organizations, agencies, volunteers, resources, families, and individuals, that serve the disability community. At the end of 2022, Pathfinder held nominations and awarded its first-ever, The Compass Award. The Compass Awards recognize the efforts and continued support of community collaborators with Pathfinder’s mission to provide disability resource information and support to… Read more Spotlight – January 2023

Inclusion & Disability Awareness

Image of green grass in the forefront and a multicolored sky in the background with a mode of the earth on top of the grass. Text on the left side of the image: INCLUSION & DISABILITY AWARENESS January 2023. Pathfinder's branded graphic replaces the letter 'o' in the word "INCLUSION."

Disability inclusion means understanding the relationship between how people function and how they participate in society and ensuring everybody has the same opportunities to participate in every aspect of life to the best of their abilities and desires. In an effort to effectively spread awareness and foster inclusion, each month we commemorate and share Disability… Read more Inclusion & Disability Awareness

Housing 4-1-1

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Making Home Accessible VCRM to Identify Housing: The creation and implementation of a Virtual Community Resource Map (VCRM) can be a useful support to engage in identifying housing options for a person with intellectual and developmental disabilities. One component of developing a VCRM is to identify individual-specific goals that can be achieved by visiting and… Read more Housing 4-1-1

Home for the Holidays Events – December 2022

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Celebrating the holidays with family and friends or even alone can bring you such joy. Celebrating the holidays of different cultures can bring joy to others.  We acknowledge the diversity in cultures, heritage, and celebrations of traditions in our communities and share the joy in all celebrations.  Happy Holidays to each and every one of… Read more Home for the Holidays Events – December 2022

The Compass: Holiday Resources Special Edition

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November begins the fall and winter holiday celebrations, and holidays can be so much fun for you and your loved ones.  There’s lots of traveling, eating, and shopping to be done. The holidays bring a sense of warmth and hearty laughter amongst family and friends. Thanksgiving, Black Friday shopping, and Friendsgivings bring lasting memories and… Read more The Compass: Holiday Resources Special Edition

Events – October 2022

  In October we celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities and showcase supportive, inclusive employment resources and organizations. Another important reason to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to shine a light on the importance of equitable practices in the workplace  for people with disabilities whether it be pay, accommodations, health insurance, etc.… Read more Events – October 2022

Resource Corner – Path to Disability Employment

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Tennessee Disability Pathfinder offers a growing library of disability resources available at TNPathfinder.org. October kicked off National Disability Employment Awareness Month for 2022! In celebration, Tennessee’s Employment First Taskforce continued its #HireMyStrengths campaign this year and we are hoping you’ll join us to make it the biggest effort yet to promote inclusive and accessible employment.… Read more Resource Corner – Path to Disability Employment