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Meet Our Ambassadors!

Crissonya Phillips

Crissonya Phillips is a Tennessee native who have worked in the disability field for 18 years. She and her husband, Glenn, have a son, Jamison on the Spectrum. 

Additionally, in 2018, Jamison and Crissonya started The Autism Social & Support Group in the South Nashville area. The groups goal is to spread autism awareness, inclusion, socialization and support. 

Cari Parr
Cari Parr is a Special Ed teacher for Rutherford County schools and Founder of Pick Up the Pieces TN, a resource-type website for families with children and adults with autism and other disabilities. 

Cari is an active participant in the Autism Council.

Starr Taylor

Starr Taylor is a Middle Tennessee native, married with 2 boys, and currently resides in Murfreesboro. Her oldest is 12 and her youngest is 8 and is on the Autism Spectrum. She is a RN who is currently at home with her 2 children and spouse. She has started a support group with a couple of other Autism moms and a special education teacher in Rutherford County. - Autism Support of Rutherford County which meets once a month at Murfreesboro Missionary Baptist Church.

Jenna Carlin

Jenna Carlin is originally from Palm Harbor, FL. She moved to the Upper Cumberland area of TN in 2015. She has a son, age 8, high functioning on the Autism Spectrum. She has a massage therapy business and enjoys pet therapy with her son. They have toy Australian Shepards, a horse, and a cat. She became an ambassador in her local community to help fill the need for awareness and acceptance. She is hosting a support group in the area and informational booths. 

Cody Worden

Cody Worden is an executive for Delek US, an energy company headquartered in Brentwood TN. He is an Oregon native and relocated to the Nashville area in 2017. Cody is a single father of two; a daughter (12), and a son (10) who is on the Autism Spectrum. They live in Williamson County where he is an Ambassador for Autism TN. Cody became an Ambassador to increase overall awareness in his community of Autism and the resources available from Autism TN.

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