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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 children 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.

Eligibility Requirements

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. 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 Disability Abuse Disability Employment Community Networking Non-profit Operations and Leadership Person Centered Thinking Law Enforcement

How to get started

  1. Use one of these methods to contact this service:
    • Phone
    • Apply Online
  2. Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.

Ages Served

Full Family Support


Frost Building
Nashville, TN 37243