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Tennessee APSE


Established in May of 1994



Vice President



Mike Sass



General Board Members

Mary Catherine Orem:
Tashara Tolbert:



Courtney Horton
Cape Fear Vocational Services
1504 North Kerr Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28406

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Policy & Advocacy

Public Policy Liaison
Mike Sass

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  • TN DMRS Provider Manual Excerpt: Excerpt from 2005 Tennessee Division of Mental Retardation Services provider manual regarding Employment First, and requirements for vocational evaluation (situational assessment) every three years. To find this excerpt, go to the full manual and search for “Employment First” –



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Tie That Binds July 2015
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Tie That Binds November 2015
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Tie That Binds September 2016
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