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Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer

Austin Hatcher FoundationOur mission is to erase the effects of pediatric cancer and optimize each child’s quality of life through essential specialized intervention beginning at the time of diagnoses and continuing throughout survivorship.

Diversionary Therapy, Psycho-Oncology, Healthy Lifestyle Education services.  For more information, go to Austin Hatcher Foundation

Estate Planning & Special Needs Trust

Martin PierceWhat happens when something happens to you? Martin Pierce is Chattanooga’s local specialist when it comes to Special Needs Trust, Conservatorship & Guardianship.   Martin Pierce is a certified estate planning law specialist and has experience in the legal areas of special needs planning, trusts, conservatorships, guardianships, Medicaid, and a host of other legal transactions.     

Congratulations to former intern Kelly Sullivan!

Kelly SullivanCONGRATULATIONS to former LifeLine intern Kelly Sullivan!  Kelly has completed her undergraduate work and has been accepted into Southern University’s School of Social Work Master’s Program.  Kelly served with us for about nine months in 2011.  Kelly was always ready to pitch in and help wherever she was needed.  We are excited to see what God will do with her life as she expands her knowledge and capacity to serve families.

8 Tips to Boost Your Child’s Working Memory

Christopher Penney at desk w mapDoes your child have a hard time remembering directions or math facts? Does he often forget what he wants to say? If so, he might have working memory issues.

Working memory is also known as short-term memory. It’s a skill kids use to learn. You can help your child improve his recall by building some working memory boosters into his daily life.

BrightStar Care – Special Needs Care for Children


“At BrightStar of Chattanooga, we realize that babies, infants and children living with disabilities or special needs have unique care requirements. That’s why we have trained care professionals who specialize in adminstering in-home pediatric care and can provide comprehensive case management and support for children with disabilities and special needs. From autism, spina bifida and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to cerebral palsy, any spinal injury and more, our caregivers give them the care they need and the support they deserve.

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FamilyShare NWGA: Caregiving 101

The New Year always bring with it motivation for new beginnings and new habits.  As a caregiver, what are some ways that you can intentionally plan to care for yourself this year so that you can take care of those with special needs within your family?

Price: Free Event

Date: January 22, 2015

First Baptist Church of Lafayette
205 North Main Street
Lafayette, GA Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

FamilyShare TN: Special Needs Trust

FamilyShare is LifeLine’s monthly Support Group Meeting open to families regardless of their child’s diagnosis or age. Join us for a quiet meal, listen to a representative from a local resource share information about their organization, how to get services, and answer questions from families.

Find others who share the same struggles and joys! Join FamilyShare!

Monday, January 26, 2015     6:30-8:30 p.m. at


1400 McCallie Avenue in Chattanooga

Dinner provided for those who register before January 25th at noon.


TOPIC : Special Needs Trust

What happens when something happens to you? Martin Pierce will be coming to share information about Special Needs Trust, Conservatorship & Guardianship. Come with

your estate planning questions and take home valuable information that will help with your family’s long-term planning.

Martin PierceMartin Pierce is a certified estate planning law specialist and has experience in the legal areas of special needs planning, trusts, conservatorships, guardianships, Medicaid, and a host of other legal transactions.


Price: Free Event

Date: January 26, 2015


LifeLine, Inc. 1400 McCallie Avenue
Suite 112
Chattanooga, TN
37404 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 20