Caregiver Resources
The websites listed here have been used and recommended by LifeLine families over the last five years.  LifeLine may not support the views of every single website. They are listed as a resource and families/professionals need to evaluate the accuracy and usefulness of the information found there.  This page and these sites are not be construed as diagnosis or treatment of any disease or disorder.  It exists purely as a service to help families get started in their search for information/resources.
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1   Link   Relative Caregiver Program
The Relative Caregiver Program: The RCP services those individuals who are raising a relative’s child. Assistance is provided within the program through support groups for all ages through respite and enrichment activities.The Relative Caregiver Prog
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2   Link   Tennessee Disability Pathfinder
In internet community for those seeking disability resources. Maintained by Vanderbilt, Council for Developmental Disabilities. About 20 different categories of resources to choose from, covers the entire state of Tennessee, includes private, public
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3   Link   DIDD Family Support Services
The primary purpose of the program is to support Families who have school-aged or younger children with severe disabilities
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4   Link   National Family Caregivers Association
The National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age.
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5   Link   Personnel Center
National Center to Improve the Recruitment and Retention of Qualified Personnel for Children with Disabilities
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6   Link   Autism & Behavior Services
This organization's mission statement is to provide quality services to individuals with autism and related disabilities and their families by employing teaching methodologies from the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
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7   Link   Autism Society of America - East TN Chapter
Our mission is to provide support, services, advocacy, education, and public awareness activities for all individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families as well as educators and other professionals.
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8   Link   Chattanooga Autism Center
Free autism workshop series, parent mentor program, annual community conference on autism, Greater Chattanooga Aspies social and support group, Parent/Advocate Collaboration Team (PACT), Networking and connecting with other parents or service providers
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9   Link   Exceptional Parent Magazine
Magazine providing information on all types of disabilities, specifically geared for parents.
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10   Link   The Elisha Foundation
Justin and his wife Tamara founded The Elisha Foundation in 2005. Justin and Tamara are the proud parents of Elisha, Noelle, Abram, Evangeline and Naomi. Elisha has Down Syndrome and at the special moment of his birth Justin and Tamara recognized the unique call that God had placed on their lives - to minister to families of people with special needs. The Reimer's want to see Christ made much of through the unique blessing of a special needs child. After over eight years of waiting and praying the Lord opened the door of ministry to them and the inaugural Elisha Foundation Retreat was kicked off in December of 2005.
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