Finding Abilities, Fostering Community

Enabling individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to progress toward their full potential.

Waves’ News

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    Waves, Inc. Appoints New Executive Director

    Waves Inc., a Franklin and Fairview based nonprofit which serves children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has appointed Shannon Nehus as its new executive director.

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    Waves Receives New Van in Toyota Campaign

    Waves, Inc. was presented with a new Toyota Sienna Mobility at Toyota of Cool Springs Thursday as a part of Toyota’s “100 Cars for Good” campaign. From Oct. 1 through Nov. 19, Toyota launched an online contest by posting five non-profits a day on Facebook.

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Jimmy got his first job through the Waves Employment Program! Congrats, Jimmy! ...

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Children’s Program

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Early Learning Program

Waves believes that parents and primary caregivers are naturally a child’s first and most important teachers. Our Early Learning Program provide a variety of play-based learning opportunities for babies, toddlers, and preschool aged children of all abilities in the child’s home or daycare/preschool.

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Adult Programs

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Adult Day Programs

Waves operates two Adult Day Programs; one in Franklin and one in Fairview. The programs encourage continued learning and life-skills training through arts and crafts, exercise clubs, trips into the community and volunteer work.

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Adult Residential Programs

Waves offers residential support for individuals with a broad range of abilities. We currently operate eight homes and four apartments, giving our clients the opportunity to live as independently as possible.

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Employment

Employment Program

Our Employment Program provides services for job training, placement and monitoring. Employment not only provides independence, it also is another way for our clients to connect to their community.

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Get Involved

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Donate

In order for Waves to continue our work of enabling individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to progress toward their full potential, we need your help.

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Volunteers

Volunteer

Waves, Inc. has a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.

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Waves Office Recycling

The Waves Office Recycling Program is a “green” way to support Waves. Waves has been a leader in the recycling industry in Williamson County since it rolled out its recycling program in 1994. Currently, Waves Recycling serves over 70 businesses in Williamson County.

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