40 min

Accessing disability information and resources: Tennessee Disability Services Study Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

    • Science

The Promise of Discovery Season 2, Episode 8:

The Tennessee Disability Services Study surveyed more than 3,000 individuals with disabilities, family members, educators, providers, agency staff, and health care workers in TN. Questions examined what matters most to disability and professional communities across the state, how they currently find needed information, and solicited their recommendations for making this process easier. Responses are informing recommendations for addressing enduring needs related to accessing information and services that enable people with disabilities to flourish.

View transcript at: https://vkc.vumc.org/assets/files/transcripts/PromiseDiscovery_S2Ep08.txt

VKC Researchers:
Erik Carter, Ph.D., Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and Professor of Special Education; Co-Director, VKC University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VKC UCEDD)

Elise McMillan, J.D., Co-Director, VKC UCEDD; Director of Community Engagement and Public Policy; Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Emily Lanchak, M.Ed., Educational Consultant, Transition Tennessee

The Promise of Discovery Season 2, Episode 8:

The Tennessee Disability Services Study surveyed more than 3,000 individuals with disabilities, family members, educators, providers, agency staff, and health care workers in TN. Questions examined what matters most to disability and professional communities across the state, how they currently find needed information, and solicited their recommendations for making this process easier. Responses are informing recommendations for addressing enduring needs related to accessing information and services that enable people with disabilities to flourish.

View transcript at: https://vkc.vumc.org/assets/files/transcripts/PromiseDiscovery_S2Ep08.txt

VKC Researchers:
Erik Carter, Ph.D., Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and Professor of Special Education; Co-Director, VKC University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VKC UCEDD)

Elise McMillan, J.D., Co-Director, VKC UCEDD; Director of Community Engagement and Public Policy; Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Emily Lanchak, M.Ed., Educational Consultant, Transition Tennessee

40 min

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