Helpful Links


  • STEP Inc. - Information, education and services for transition age youth
  • Transition Tennessee - A free professional development and educational portal where service providers and families can gain information to promote successful transitions for students with disabilities. 
  • TennesseeWorks - A partnership to connect employment opportunities across the state. An online employment resource for Tennesseans with disabilities.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) - A federal and state-funded program to help people with disabilities gain or return to work.
  • Transition School to Work Program (TSW) - A VR program focused on assisting high school students with disabilities who wish to work after leaving high school. 
  • Employment and Community First CHOICES - A Medicaid waiver program that provides long-term services and supports to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities such as support achieving their employment and community living goals.


Post-Secondary Programs

There are several inclusive higher education programs in the state of Tennessee. Contact each program individually for more information. 


Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides FREE services to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

Middle Tennessee (Admin Office)

2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217

Phone: 615.298.1080
Fax: 615.298.2046

East Tennessee

9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN 37923

Phone: 865.670.2944
Fax: 865.470.7028

West Tennessee

2693 Union Avenue Extended, Suite 201
Memphis, TN 38112

Phone: 901.458.6013
Fax: 901.458.7819