Autism TN Community Ambassadors are community volunteers who have a passion for sharing information about autism. Community Ambassadors are an army of volunteers that represent Autism TN in their local communities by raising awareness, engaging with their local community, leveraging their network, participating in community events, organizing grassroots fundraising efforts. Click here to learn more.
The Autism Tennessee Junior Ambassador Program brings together, trains and supports teens to advocate for and talk about Autism Spectrum Disorders in their community, with their elected officials and before their peers at school, sports leagues, scout troops, camps and after-school programs. Click here to learn more.
College ambassadors are committed to educating the public about autism so that people in our communities can make a decision about creating communities that are inclusive for all. Ambassadors pledge to offer their diverse skills, talents and experiences as volunteers with Autism Tennessee to help increase awareness about the lack of community resources for individuals with autism and to help increase funding sources for Autism Tennessee. Click here to learn more.
We advocate for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. We stay on top of news and policy that affects the autism community and collaborate with the greater disability community to act when necessary both locally and nationally. The staff at Autism Tennessee sit on committees, coalitions, boards, and panels to provide stakeholder input on policy issues.