Connection Groups & Mentoring



Please view our T1D Connections Calendar or contact the local connection group leader to learn more about upcoming meetings.

Teens Talk About Diabetes (“TTAD”) Meets in Brentwood
Contact: Mary Lyn Schuh / 615-383-6781

Sumner County Group Meets in Hendersonville
Contact: Deborah Stanley / 615-264-1264

Nashville/Brentwood Group Meets in Nashville/Brentwood
Contact: Jenny Dyer Soares / 615-383-6872

Wilson County Group Meets in Mt. Juliet
Contact: Leslie Sevelius / 615-739-0778

Montgomery County Group Meets in Clarksville
Contact: Sally & Frazier Allen / 931-801-6942

Robertson County Group Meets in Springfield
Contact: Emily & Kent McClelland / 615-812-1228

White County Group Meets in Sparta
Contact:  Chassidy Golden / 931-738-7630

For questions or if you are interested in starting a group in your area, contact Jenny .


We have trained volunteer mentors who “specialize” in the following areas:

  • More than one child with T1D
  • Teens with T1D
  • Tots and Preschool aged children with T1D
  • Elementary aged children with T1D
  • T1D in College
  • T1D and Celiac Disease
  • Sports and Exercise with T1D
  • T1D in school – your child’s rights
  • Pregnancy with T1D
  • Adult Onset T1D (or LADA)

Please contact us and we will get you connected with a  mentor right away.