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DIDD Speakers Bureau


Are you looking for a speaker for your next meeting or event? Would you like to know more about the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) and to be informed of issues that affect people with intellectual or developmental disabilities? DIDD operates a Speakers Bureau of professionals from across the state who are available to speak with groups, civic clubs, special events and academic organizations in Tennessee.

Our speakers can address a variety of topics which can be customized to the interests of your group, available time, and size. Please feel free to and allow us to create a presentation to specifically meet your needs. Here are just a few suggested topics:

  • Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
  • Education
  • Health - Medical, Psychiatric
  • Conservatorship
  • DisabilityAbuse
  • DisabilityEmployment
  • CommunityNetworking
  • Non-profitOperations and Leadership
  • Person Centered Thinking
  • Law Enforcement

How to Request a Speaker

Requests for speakers must be made at least one month in advance. Information listed on the online Speaker Request Form must accompany all requests whether by phone, mail or email.

Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Frost Building
161 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard
Nashville TN 37243

email: Margaret.P.Donald@tn.gov

Please complete the online Speaker Request Form.

Speaker Bios | Speaker Request Form