Stellar Therapy is located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. They serve the Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia areas. Their services include occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language therapy staffing for all settings. There is also an outpatient pediatric clinic, and there is administrative assistance for Medicaid reimbursement in schools across the state of Tennessee.
The Partners in Policymaking Leadership Institute is a leadership, advocacy and self-advocacy training program for adults with disabilities and family members of persons with disabilities from across the state, sponsored by the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities.
WHAT WILL THE SELECTED PARTNERS PARTICIPANTS DO?
Attend information sessions by local and national experts in the disability field on a variety of disability-related topics, including employment, building inclusive communities and classrooms, the state and federal legislative processes, supported and independent living, assistive technology, strategies for advocates and conducting effective meetings.
In January and February, Martin Pierce & Jeffery Babb made presentations to both our Tennessee and Georgia support groups sharing information about Special Needs Trusts, Conservatorships, Guardianships, Powers of Attorney and other related resources. Below are listed some of the resources which were referenced in those events as well as some additional Georgia-specific resources shared by Walker County Parent Mentor Michal Jones.