Finding Abilities, Fostering Community

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

Waves’ News

  • Recycling Guys

    Waves’ Recycling Program Helps Disabled Reach Potential

    For the past 15 years, Michael Deinert and Van Williams have been dedicated to their recycling pick up route. During that time, they have come to memorize their way through the maze of cubicles, form relationships with office employees and carry out their tasks with professionalism.

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  • 1st TN Foundation

    150 Days of Giving

    Vote for Waves at www.150daysofgiving.com to help us win $5,000! You can vote EVERY DAY on EVERY DEVICE! Vote today, tomorrow, and the next day! Keep those votes coming!

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  • FranklinHalfMarathon

    Franklin Half Marathon

    Waves is the charity partner for the 2nd Annual Franklin Half Marathon on June 7th, 2014! Support Waves by registering for the half marathon, the 1-mile, or new this year, the 5K! The race will be held in scenic Leiper’s Fork at 6:30AM. The races will feature a state-of-the-art timing system so you will be able to know and share your time instantly.

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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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