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Public Chapter 585

The following contact information is provided to parents and guardians who may need to contact the Tennessee Department of Education for information on student rights or other information. In addition to the state and local resources available to parents and children, there are many agencies and organizations that offer support, information, training, and help in advocating for persons with disabilities in Tennessee. A few of these organizations are:

Legal Services Division-Department of Education (888) 212-3162


Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee



Tennessee Voices for Children 


A more extensive list of service organizations can be accessed via the Disability Pathfinder Database: http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/pathfin der/