The Morton J. Kent Habilitation Center serves to integrate both the prevailing and future biopsychosocial problems of citizens with developmental disabilities and special health care needs. The role and professionalization of the Direct Care Professional as the lynchpin to successful community-based services is a current high priority.
Affiliations with the award winning magazine, Exceptional Parent, The World Congress on Disabilities, the Office of the Surgeon General, the National Institutes of Health, and leading universities provide Orange Grove the opportunity to be "at the table" with policymakers in the field of developmental disabilities, especially in teacher training, health care, aging, injury prevention, life span counseling, assistive technology and parent interface.
Read about the Habilitation Center in the November/December 2009 issue of Chattanooga Magazine (Vol. 19, No. 6), or visit www.chattmag.com.