TI ABLE Initiative
The TI ABLE Initiative provides a place to share stories, resources and questions regarding both visible and invisible disabilities, for TIers at work and home. Check the website for more information.
The Exceptional Caregiving* website provides essential
information on a range of topics relating to children, teens and young adults with special needs. It is designed to help families manage their work and
personal responsibilities more effectively. The Exceptional Caregiving site provides essential information on a range of topics relating to children with special needs and points
families in the right direction to learn more. The site includes information and resources on topics such as:
- Special education services
- How to connect with other parents
- Post-secondary education
- Work-family integration
- Health information and health insurance
- How to be an advocate for your child
The website requires a user name and a password to gain access. The temporary user name is tirecw2 (lowercase) and the password is tirnew3 (also lowercase).
Once you have logged on using this temporary user ID, follow the prompts to create a personal name, password and profile information.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
The TI Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides free access 24/7 to counselors and therapists for you and all members of your household. You can receive short-term counseling at no cost. Magellan Healthcare (Magellan) administers the TI EAP. Just call 800-888-CARE (2273). You can contact Magellan anytime, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can also visit the Magellan website at magellanassist.com. Click "Register or enter as a guest," then follow the prompts. When asked to “Enter your program’s or plan’s toll-free number” enter the TI EAP phone number, 800-888-2273.
The TI EAP offers resources and referral services to assist with a wide range of life challenges. You can get free counseling for marriage issues, family and parenting concerns, death of a loved one/grief, work or career issues, care for elderly parents, depression, drug/alcohol use and many other issues. Help is just a call away: 800-888-2273.