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Fundamental Rights

Understand the rights considered by the court to be explicitly or implicitly expressed in the constitution.

The right of a person to make an informed decision to engage in experiences of his or her own choosing, which are necessary for personal growth and development.

A model that empowers people with disabilities to make as many of their own decisions as possible. 

Learn More about Individual Rights of Developmental Disability Service Recipients and the Values they deserve.

Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) The Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, is the state agency responsible for providing services and supports to Tennesseans with Intellectual Disabilities.

A process for addressing disputes that individuals, families, or BGC, Inc., staff regarding decisions made by the agency affecting their participation, rights, or freedom of choices in the services of the agency.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires that federally assisted programs be free of discrimination. The Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities also requires that its activities be conducted without regard to race, color, or national origin.

BGC Inc., provides independent support coordination services primarily to children and adults who have developmental disabilities and who receive funding through the Medicaid Waiver program. Individuals receiving this support comes to us via a waiting list maintained by the State of Tennessee.

Use the button below to learn more about additional resources available to you such as TennCare, Disability Law and Advocacy  Center, Tennessee Schools for the Blind and Deaf, and much more.

Applicants must have a developmental disability and must have tried other avenues before requesting money from this fund.

Applicants must have a developmental disability. Fund will pay for item(s) costing under $200. Fund will not pay for items to be repaired, replace lost items, or purchase an item that has an on-going cost associated with it.

1221 S. Hartmann Dr., Suite F, Lebanon, TN 37090 +1-615-377-0950 ext. 2453