Community Calendar

The VKC Community Engagement Program is an innovative partnership with community cultural and civic organizations that works to promote full inclusion of all children and adults. Links to different trained locations and supports to assist families while visiting them.


Urban Air Adventure Park - 1st Sunday of month
Christ Presbetyrian special Saturdays - 2nd Saturday of month
Jumpstreet for Special Needs - 1st Saturday of month
Discovery Center:  Discovery At Home
Christ Presbyterian Special Needs Events
Empower TN Support Groups

Does your organization have an activities for individuals with intellectual or developmental delays that you'd like us to include here?  Please email the date and link to



Gigi's Playhouse:  Saturday Morning Yoga - January 23 through ?


Special Olympics TN: 2021 Virtual Health Summit - February 18


Penn Station Subs Fundraiser for DSAMT - March 1 through March 21


Sparkle Pageant Deadline to Register - April 13
Disability TN:  Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon 2021 - April 13
Friends Life Community Improv Class April 9-May 14
Remote Support Service – SafeinHome’s Person-Centered Solutions NDSS - April 23


Friends Life Community Improv Class April 9-May 14
Shibori Dye Workshop - May 1
Project SEARCH Virtual Open House - May 12
The Arc Tennessee Webinar: Center for Decision-Making Supports - May 25
Webinar: A New Approach to Providing Transportation Assistance - May 25
Georgia Institute of Technology Center for Inclusive Tech Design & Innovation Webinar: FAQs About COVID-19 Vaccines that People with Disabilities Should Consider - May 26


Youth Leadership Academy - June 8-11
Navigating the Path to Assistive / Enabling Technology Resources - June 9
Transition Tennessee Summer Academies - June 9-10
Christ Presbyterian Church for Very Special Bible School - June 9-11
Webinar on The ADA and Access to Health Care in the Current Pandemic and Post-COVID - June 11
Dancing Beyond Borders - June 11-12
VKC Community Lecture: Learning How Children on the Autism Spectrum Process Sensory Information - June 17
Sibling Leadership Network (SLN) Virtual Conference and Workshops
June 18-19, June 22-24
Scott's AllStars Hockey Summer Camp - June 23-25


ADA Jeopardy: Learn, Connect and Celebrate 30 Years of the ADA National Network - July 7
CADS at Chuck E Cheese - July 15
CADS Funfest - July 17
Transition Tennessee Summer Academies - July 7-8 and July 27-28
Tennessee Disability Pathfinder Webinar: Decision-Making as a Human Need - July 28
TABS Webinar: Supporting Siblings of People with Disabilities: The Sibling Leadership Network - July 20


Intro to Inclusive Dance for Adults - August 4
TRIAD IN-PERSON: Doctors, Therapists, and Schools - Oh My! Building an Effective Team - August 7
Reinventing Quality 2021: Lessons Learned from 2020: Managing and Leveraging Disruptions - August 9-12
Peer Support Academy - August 10-13
CADS Outdoor Movie Night - August 14
MHDD Webinar: Universal Design in Mental Health for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities - August 17
Cumberland Pediatric Foundation Webinar: Autism Management, Part 1: Overview of Services and Therapies - August 18
TABS Chat: Helping Our Siblings with Decisions - New Tennessee Center for Decision-Making Supports - August 19
TRIAD Webinar: Understanding How Behavior Works - August 26

Launch Party for New Tennessee Disability Pathfinder Website - Sept 1
Autism TN Social Club - Game Day - September 4
THRIVE Teen Skills - September 4
Cumberland Pediatric Foundation Webinar: Autism Management, Part 2: Co-Morbidities and Initial Treatment Options - September 9
All Access Night at  Discovery Center - Sept. 9
Drive-In Laser Light Show - September 9-12
Metro Parks' disABILITIES Program's Fall Dance - September 13
Alzheimer's Disease in Down Syndrome Understanding the Connection - Sept 14
Effective Communication between Families and Providers - September 23
MOVE Inclusive Dance Free Virtual Intro Class for All Ages - September 30


All Access Night at  Discovery Center - October 14
Special Friends Resource Expo at Mary's Magical Place - October 23
MOVE Inclusive Dance Fall Open House, Free Classes - October 23
Kennedy Center Lectures on Development and Developmental Disabilities: "Down Syndrome and ADHD" - October 25
Tennessee Disability Virtual MegaConference: Living. Learning. Moving Forward - October 28-29


All Access Night at  Discovery Center - November 11


TABS Chat: Holiday Happy Hour - December 7

Does your organization have an activities for individuals with intellectual or developmental delays that you'd like us to include here?  Please email the date and link to