Tennessee Unit Locator 2017-10-20T21:43:11+00:00

Tennessee Autism Friendly Scouting Unit Locator

Listed on this page are Scouting Units that have committed to practicing inclusion and accepting scouts in their units of all abilities. If a unit specifically designates itself as a Special Needs Unit, it will be indicated as such.

Tennessee Autism Friendly Scouting Units listed have committed to doing their best to providing a welcoming and accepting atmosphere and will establish best practices to make their units more sensory-friendly.  These units have made contact with us and have agreed to the five points listed under “How to Get my Unit, District, Council or Program Listed” section below.

Indicates that the unit has a Unit Special Needs Coordinator, Autism Support Specialist or similar position.

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Listing of Units

Cub Scout Pack 67

440 2nd St. SE
Cleveland, TN 37311

Destinee Joiner – Pack Secretary – (423) 424-6472

Destinee Joiner – dej3787@aol.com

https://www.facebook.com/packsixtyseven.varnellga

We are a diverse and open group and create a learning environment catered to all scouts’ learning needs. The unit will be receiving an Autism and Scouting Leadership Training Kit. The unit serves boys from the ages from the first grade to 5th grade.  They are welcoming of scouts of all abilities.

Boy Scout Troop 246

Cooks United Methodist Church
7919 Lebanon Rd.
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

William Ray – Scoutmaster – (615) 594-3921

William Ray – relfirefiter@gmail.com 

This is a new Troop that is two years old and has lots of heart. They are open to working with scouts of all abilities and they are dedicated to making it fun.

The unit will be receiving an Autism and Scouting Leadership Training Kit.

How to Get my Unit, District, Council or Program Listed

 
    Please submit the following information:

    • Name of the Unit
    • Mailing address
    • Contact Name(s), position, email address and/or phone number
    • Any Social Media Links or Website links for your program
    • Any special information you’d like to share (optional)
    In order to be listed, we also need to have an e-mail or letter by one of the unit leaders committing to the following for your unit:

    • To practice inclusion and accept scouts into your unit of all abilities.
    • To provide a sensory break area or have a plan in place to provide breaks for scouts that may need one.
    • To show acceptance and work with each scout’s family to make sure they are also part of each scout’s journey. This also helps the unit leadership understand any strengths, learning styles, challenges or triggers that each youth may have.
    • To provide youth and adult training on disability awareness at least once every twelve months.
    • To be willing to learn about autism, ASD and any other co-condition the scout is living with.

    The Autism and Scouting Program is happy to provide you with leadership and volunteer training resources upon request. We highly recommend having each scout in your unit have a sensory questionnaire or profile on file.

    Submit to scouting@autismempowerment.org

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