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Our Mission is to unite to protect and advance the rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to live, work and thrive in a community or setting of their choice.

What We Do

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Sharing information on I/DD long-term residential options.

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Building a national platform of I/DD resources.  

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ADVOCACY

Elevating the voices of people with I/DD, their families and the service providers.  

Join Our Movement

Events

Unless noted otherwise, our online events are recorded and posted on our Webinars & Blog page.  

 

Anyone can access our webinar and blog posts, so please register only if you are planning to attend the live event.

  • TFC Town Hall Meeting (LIVE EVENT ONLY)
    TFC Town Hall Meeting (LIVE EVENT ONLY)
    Wed, Jun 26
    Online Event: TFC Town Hall Meeting
    Jun 26, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
    Online Event: TFC Town Hall Meeting
    Jun 26, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
    Online Event: TFC Town Hall Meeting
    You are invited to our town hall meeting in which we will review the first half of 2024 and look ahead to the rest of 2024 on Wedesday, June 26 at 12:00PM Eastern Standard Time. This is a live event. There will be no recording of the meeting.
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  • TFC Community Spotlight - Rainbow Acres (Camp Verde, AZ)
    TFC Community Spotlight - Rainbow Acres (Camp Verde, AZ)
    Wed, Jun 12
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Jun 12, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Jun 12, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Please join us as we spotlight Rainbow Acres, which provides exceptional housing, life-enriching programs, and loving, holistic care in a safe, vibrant, inclusive ranch-style community in Camp Verde, Arizona!
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  • Webinar: The Founder's Story - How we built Coastal Haven Families LLC and Common Roots Farm
    Webinar: The Founder's Story - How we built Coastal Haven Families LLC and Common Roots Farm
    Wed, May 22
    Webinar
    May 22, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    May 22, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    The Founder's Story is a webinar series where the founders of I/DD communities share their founding stories including their vision, findings, insights and takeaways in building their communities for their loved ones with I/DD.
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  • Webinar: The Founder's Story - How I built Luna Azul
    Webinar: The Founder's Story - How I built Luna Azul
    Wed, May 08
    Webinar
    May 08, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    May 08, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    The Founder's Story is a webinar series where the founders of I/DD communities share their founding stories including their vision, findings, insights and takeaways in building their communities for their loved ones with I/DD.
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  • TFC Webinar: Workforce Recruitment & Retention with Dr. Laura Brackin (Part 2 of 2)
    TFC Webinar: Workforce Recruitment & Retention with Dr. Laura Brackin (Part 2 of 2)
    Thu, Apr 11
    Webinar
    Apr 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    Apr 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    Please join us for the second part of the Workforce Recruitment & Retention webinar! Tired of being ghosted? Tired of paying to onboard employees, only to have them quit within weeks of being hired? If so, you are not alone!
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  • TFC Webinar: The Top 11 Special Needs Financial Planning Tips
    TFC Webinar: The Top 11 Special Needs Financial Planning Tips
    Tue, Apr 02
    Webinar
    Apr 02, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    Apr 02, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    Please join Founder and President of Oak Wealth Advisors, Mike Walther, as he presents “The Top 11 Special Needs Financial Planning Tips” (because parents of loved ones with special needs always have more to do!) to Together for Choice families.
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  • TFC Webinar: Workforce Recruitment & Retention with Dr. Laura Brackin (Part 1 of 2)
    TFC Webinar: Workforce Recruitment & Retention with Dr. Laura Brackin (Part 1 of 2)
    Wed, Mar 20
    Webinar
    Mar 20, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    Mar 20, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    Tired of being ghosted? Tired of paying to onboard employees, only to have them quit within weeks of being hired? If so, you are not alone!
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  • TFC Community Spotlight - The Arc Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Florida)
    TFC Community Spotlight - The Arc Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Florida)
    Thu, Mar 14
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Mar 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Mar 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Please join us as we spotlight The Arc Jacksonville, whose mission is to serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential and to participate in community life in the Northeast Florida!
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  • TFC Community Spotlight - David's House Ministries (Grand Rapids, MI)
    TFC Community Spotlight - David's House Ministries (Grand Rapids, MI)
    Thu, Feb 15
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Feb 15, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Feb 15, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Please join us as we spotlight David's House Ministries, which owns 8 Adult Foster Care homes and provides services to 2 privately owned homes, serving 71 incredible people with I/DD and their families in West Michigan!
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  • TFC Community Spotlight - Marbridge Foundation
    TFC Community Spotlight - Marbridge Foundation
    Thu, Jan 25
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Jan 25, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Jan 25, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Please join us as we spotlight Marbridge, a 200-acre residential training and education community for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities near Austin, Texas.
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  • TFC Open Forum: Long-Term Life Planning for Your Loved Ones with I/DD
    TFC Open Forum: Long-Term Life Planning for Your Loved Ones with I/DD
    Thu, Jan 11
    Open Forum
    Jan 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    Open Forum
    Jan 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    Open Forum
    Please join us as we host our first open forum to discuss and share some practical points on long-term life planning for your loved ones with intellectual and developmental disabilities. LIVE ONLY - THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE RECORDED
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  • 2023 TFC Year-End Town Hall Meeting (LIVE EVENT ONLY)
    2023 TFC Year-End Town Hall Meeting (LIVE EVENT ONLY)
    Tue, Dec 05
    Online Event: Year-End Town Hall Meeting
    Dec 05, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    Online Event: Year-End Town Hall Meeting
    Dec 05, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    Online Event: Year-End Town Hall Meeting
    You are invited to our year-end town hall meeting in which we will review 2023 and look ahead to 2024 on Tuesday, December 5th at 2pm, Eastern Standard Time. This is a live event. There will be no recording of the meeting.
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  • TFC Community Spotlight - Just People, Georgia
    TFC Community Spotlight - Just People, Georgia
    Thu, Nov 09
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Nov 09, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Nov 09, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Please join us as we spotlight Just People, a non-profit that provides a wide array of support services to adults with developmental disabilities, mental illnesses and head injuries in Georgia to help them excel in all areas of their lives!
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  • 2023 Together for Choice Conference
    2023 Together for Choice Conference
    Wed, Oct 04
    Las Vegas
    Oct 04, 2023, 6:30 PM PDT – Oct 07, 2023, 1:00 PM PDT
    Las Vegas, 6050 S Buffalo Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89113, USA
    Oct 04, 2023, 6:30 PM PDT – Oct 07, 2023, 1:00 PM PDT
    Las Vegas, 6050 S Buffalo Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89113, USA
    We are excited to bring people together for a wide range of discussions around Medicaid regulations, housing, employment, and the Direct Support Professional (DSP) workforce crisis. 
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  • Previously Rescheduled: The Need for and Benefit of Independent Apartment Communities (WEBINAR)
    Previously Rescheduled: The Need for and Benefit of Independent Apartment Communities (WEBINAR)
    Aug 24, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    Previously rescheduled, we are happy to host this webinar on Independent Apartment Community (IAC). Aaron Vorell explain all you've ever wanted to know about what an IAC is, how they got started, how to be part of building your own and explains all the details on the first IAC, Casa de Amma!
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  • Webinar - The need for and benefit of independent apartment communities!
    Webinar - The need for and benefit of independent apartment communities!
    Thu, Jul 27
    Webinar
    Jul 27, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    Jul 27, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    Please join us as Aaron Vorell, Executive Director of Casa de Amma, will explain all you've ever wanted to know about what an Independent Apartment Community (IAC) is, how they got started, how to be part of building your own and explains all the details on the first IAC, Casa de Amma!
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  • Webinar - Planning for Adulthood and Continuity of Care
    Webinar - Planning for Adulthood and Continuity of Care
    Thu, Jun 15
    Webinar
    Jun 15, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    Jun 15, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    Please join us for Part 2 of the Special Needs Planning Webinar Series, "Planning for Adulthood and Continuity of Care" by Mike Walther and Randi Gillespie of Oak Wealth Advisors.
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  • TFC Community Spotlight - Opportunity Village, Nevada
    TFC Community Spotlight - Opportunity Village, Nevada
    Tue, May 30
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    May 30, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    May 30, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Online Event: TFC Community Spotlight
    Please join us as we spotlight Opportunity Village, which offers affordable housing, workforce development, community employment, day services and more to over 3,000 individuals with disabilities in Las Vegas, Nevada!
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