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Business, Free Enterprise and Constitutional Issues; Pro-Life and Pro Second Amendment. Susan Lynn is a member of the Tennessee General Assembly. She serves as Chairman of the Consumer and Human Resources subcommittee, a member of the Finance Ways and Means Committee and the Ethics Committee. She holds a BS in economics and a minor in history.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Attention Parents of Children with Disabilities

Applications for the new Individualized Education Account (IEA) Program from the Tennessee Department of Education are available now.
The IEA Program provides a voucher for students with disabilities; giving parents more options to choose the educational opportunities that best meet their child’s individual learning needs.
Parents can now visit the online portal to submit an application for their child. Funding for this statewide program will be available in January 2017.
This year 100% of the state Senate and 97 members of the House voted for this program to help these precious children.
This program is open to children with one of the following disabilities identified in their IEP as their primary or secondary disability:
  • Autism,
  • Deaf-blindness,
  • Hearing impairments,
  • Intellectual disability,
  • Orthopedic impairments,
  • Traumatic brain injury, and/or 
  • Visual impairments.

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