Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Report 2018


~The  Department  of  Intellectual  and  Developmental  Disabilities  (DIDD)  is  the  state department  responsible  for  administration  and  oversight  of  community-based services  for  Tennesseans  with  intellectual  and  developmental  disabilities.  The department  operates  with  more  than  1,400  state  employees  and  400  community providers to serve approximately 7,800 people with intellectual disabilities through ts  Home  and  Community  Based  Waivers  and  4,500  people  through  the  Family Support  Program.    It  also  operates  38  Intermediate  Care  Facilities  for  Individuals with  Intellectual  Disabilities  (ICF/IID)  program  including  the  Harold  Jordan  Center, and three seating and positioning clinics across Tennessee.DIDD strives to support people with disabilities to live fulfilling and rewarding lives and become the nation’s most person-centered and cost-effective state support system for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
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