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Individualized Education Account Program Application Reopening

July 30, 2020

Apply Now Please note that in light of recent circumstances, the Tennessee Department of Education (the department) will be reopening…

Easy-to-Use Return to School Planning Guide

July 30, 2020

STEP rolled out an easy-to-use Return to School Planning Guide today. This guide features specific worksheets to help families as they…

Resource: Tip Sheets on Everyday Parenting Topics

July 28, 2020

Resource: Tip Sheets on Everyday Parenting Topics Agencies & Departments:  Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and…

July 2020 Issue of EP-Magazine

July 28, 2020

The July 2020 Issue of EP-Magazine is now available. In this issue: Transformer Homes: Fun and Function Financial Check-Ups after…

Upcoming Events

05

Aug

2020

Weekly Wellness Wednesdays - Promoting Personal Wellness in the Early Intervention/Early Childhood Field

About the Sessions As these unprecedented times continue in many different ways, you as early interventionists/early childhood special education staff…

  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Online

11

Aug

2020

Supporting Families with Complex Needs Webinar

Let’s take a look at how families can be served effectively by understanding where they have been, where they are…

  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Online

12

Aug

2020

Occupational Therapy for Students with Autism Through the Telehealth Lens

This workshop will go over Occupational Therapy, Telehealth, and explore the implementation of OT strategies within the telehealth platform. Click…

  • 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Online

12

Aug

2020

Weekly Wellness Wednesdays - Promoting Personal Wellness in the Early Intervention/Early Childhood Field

About the Sessions As these unprecedented times continue in many different ways, you as early interventionists/early childhood special education staff…

  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Online
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STEP Basic Rights Workshop Online!

The amazing STEP Basic Rights Workshop is available online!

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