Inclusion & Disability Awareness – Summer 2023

Image of a child's artwork on sheets of paper lying on a wooden desk. On the artwork are colorful pencil drawins of diverse childre with and without disabilities. Text on the image says, "INCLUSION & DISABILITY AWARENESS Summer 2023." Pathfinder compass is replacing 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 – Summer 2023

Resource Corner – Summer 2023

Green tile background with Tennessee Disability Pathfinder compass logo in upper left corner and words "Resource Corner" in cursive font in middle right.

Tennessee Disability Pathfinder offers a growing library of disability resources available at TNPathfinder.org. The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) is now accepting applications for the Community Development Block Grant Homeowner Rehabilitation Loan Program, Homeowner Roof Loan Program, Accessibility Program, and HVAC Replacement Program assistance through our new online application process. Application Portal Learn more about Eligible… Read more Resource Corner – Summer 2023

Spotlight – Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD)

Animated graphics of the word "Spotlight." The word displayed is yellow neon and blue stage lights are presented in the background. Pathfinder's compass is replacing the letter O in "Spotlight."

Growing older is natural, but there are many issues–medical insurance woes, scams targeting aging adults, health concerns, limited income, and becoming a person with a disability–that may arise.  The Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD) was created to address many of these concerns. Formerly the Commission on Aging, TCAD, was created by the Tennessee… Read more Spotlight – Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD)

Inclusion & Disability Awareness – May 2023

White background image with gray leaves on the right of image. To the front of the image is a blurred photo of a diverse group of older adults holding handweights with their arms lifted in front of them. Text on the image says, "INCLUSION & DISABILITY AWARENESS May 2023." Pathfinder compass is replacing 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 – May 2023

Resource Corner – May 2023

Green tile background with Tennessee Disability Pathfinder compass logo in upper left corner and words "Resource Corner" in cursive font in middle right.

Tennessee Disability Pathfinder offers a growing library of disability resources available at TNPathfinder.org.   Metro Parks Senior Recreation Program provides services and activities specifically designed for Older Adults, those who are 55 years of age and older. Three designated senior sites; East, Elizabeth, and Hadley, along with nine satellite programs in neighborhood centers, provide a… Read more Resource Corner – May 2023

Autism Breakthrough

Image with a background of the blue sky with white clouds and sun rays illuminating a green and rectangular-shaped road sign. The text on the image is inside the green road sign and reads, "JUST AHEAD." The autism BREAKTHROUGH OF KNOXVILLE logo is inside the road sign and above the words "JUST AHEAD."

Break·through, noun. An important discovery or development. Autism Breakthrough of Knoxville is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide services that enable adults with autism to lead purposeful lives. Founded by parents of children with Autism, Breakthrough Corporation is a non-profit agency that is changing the way Autism services are provided for Tennesseeans. They… Read more Autism Breakthrough

Spotlight – TRIAD

Animated graphics of the word "Spotlight." The word displayed is neon and yellow; stage lights are presented in the background with orange and purple lights illuminating the stage. Pathfinder's compass is replacing the letter O in "Spotlight."

April is Autism Acceptance Month and with all that there is to celebrate this month with the extraordinary efforts and supports that are being implemented daily within the Autism community, we could not let this month go by without shining the light on an organization or program that goes above and beyond in their efforts… Read more Spotlight – TRIAD

Inclusion & Disability Awareness – April 2023

Image with a light blue background and yellow, green, and white shapes at the bottom and top of the image. Text on image: "INCLUSION & DISABILITY AWARENESS April 2023." Each letter in the word "INCLUSION" is in different colored boxes. Pathfinder's compass is replacing 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 – April 2023