Meet Our Ambassadors!
Additionally, in 2018, Jamison and Crissonya started The Autism Social & Support Group in the South Nashville area. The groups goal is to spread autism awareness, inclusion, socialization and support.
Cari is an active participant in the Autism Council.
Starr Taylor is a Middle Tennessee native, married with 2 boys, and currently resides in Murfreesboro. Her oldest is 12 and her youngest is 8 and is on the Autism Spectrum. She is a RN who is currently at home with her 2 children and spouse. She has started a support group with a couple of other Autism moms and a special education teacher in Rutherford County. - Autism Support of Rutherford County which meets once a month at Murfreesboro Missionary Baptist Church.
Amanda West is the mother of four children, two with special needs. She and her husband Jimmy have served in Christian ministry for close to twenty years. She resides in Bedford County where she is an Ambassador for Autism TN, President of Word Weavers International and an aspiring author.
Jenna Carlin is originally from Palm Harbor, FL. She moved to the Upper Cumberland area of TN in 2015. She has a son, age 8, high functioning on the Autism Spectrum. She has a massage therapy business and enjoys pet therapy with her son. They have toy Australian Shepards, a horse, and a cat. She became an ambassador in her local community to help fill the need for awareness and acceptance. She is hosting a support group in the area and informational booths.
Cody Worden is an executive for Delek US, an energy company headquartered in Brentwood TN. He is an Oregon native and relocated to the Nashville area in 2017. Cody is a single father of two; a daughter (12), and a son (10) who is on the Autism Spectrum. They live in Williamson County where he is an Ambassador for Autism TN. Cody became an Ambassador to increase overall awareness in his community of Autism and the resources available from Autism TN.