Welcome to TNSTEP's new location, www.tnstep.info!

Thank you for your patience as we work to update our domain and email information on our downloadable resources.

As Tennessee's Parent Training and Information Center, we are dedicated to supporting families of children and youth with disabilities who are navigating special education services and youth who are transitioning from high school into adulthood. We provide accurate, timely, and relevant information and training related to special education rights, equal access to quality education, and connections to community resources.

Welcome to TNSTEP

New Transition Guides Unveiled

 

Is My Child Eligible for Special Education Services in Tennessee?
STEP BY STEP VIDEO                       ONE-PAGE ELIGIBILITY GUIDE

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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Toolkit Now Available

The ACEs Toolkit is a repository of resources related to ACEs, Trauma, and our state’s Building Strong Brains and Resilient Tennessee initiatives. The Toolkit is divided into a handful of categories: PowerPoint and Other Presentations on ACEs and Trauma; Informational Videos; ACEs and Tennessee; and National ACEs Resources. Be sure and check it out.

34.8 million children in the US are affected by ACEs

Latest Posts

Celebre los 10 años de HOLA Lakeway (Celebrate 10 years of HOLA Lakeway)

May 16, 2024

¡Únete a nosotros este mes para nuestra fiesta de recaudación de fondos por nuestro cumpleaños! Celebremos 10 años desde la…

Navigating The Journey of Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Webinar

March 14, 2024

The second webinar of our mental health and disabilities webinar series, Navigating The Journey of Infant & Early Childhood Mental…

Reserve su lugar para una reunión individual con TNSTEP (Reserve your spot for a one-on-one meeting with TNSTEP)

February 6, 2024

Si usted tiene un hijo / a con discapacidades y tiene dificultades en la escuela o si sospechas que su…

Upcoming Events

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Summer 2024 Youth Leadership Academy

Empower Tennessee will be hosting our annual Youth Leadership Academy in Nashville this summer. This program is open to youth with disabilities ages 16 – 24 and offered at no cost to participants because of…

  • 10:00am4:00pm(June 13, 2024)
Parent Manual Under Construction - Title Page

TNSTEP’s Parent Manual is currently undergoing revisions to ensure it remains a comprehensive resource for families and caregivers navigating the complexities of Special Education rights and responsibilities under federal and state laws, particularly the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The revised edition will be digital and fully searchable for easier access to information, empowering families to advocate effectively for their children and youth’s educational needs. TNSTEP remains dedicated to providing invaluable, accurate information and resources to support Tennessee families.

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TNSTEP Basic Rights Workshop Online!

961
Youth attended free trainings and workshops (Oct. 2019-Sept. 2020)
73,818
Parents & professionals served (in-person & virtual) (Oct. 2019-Sept. 2020)
1581,148
Folks connected with TNSTEP online through social media (Oct. 2019-Sept. 2020)

Guidestar Silver Transparency 2021 Seal

Our organization earned a 2021 Silver Seal of Transparency!
Now, everyone can learn more about our programs and areas served and find us on social media.
Check out our updated #NonprofitProfile on Candid: https://www.guidestar.org/profile/62-1739593

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