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Serving the Residents of Tennessee

Welcome to the public resource about hearing loss and deafness that is available to ALL Tennesseans regardless of your ability to hear! Check out our statewide event calendar; lending library of books, videos and equipment; Tennessee Directory of Services for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, and more!

Calendar of Events

Look for or post events in the deaf and hard of hearing community across the entire state of Tennessee!  The calendar is also searchable by area of the state or type of event.

Interpreted Marionette Shows

Great for children and adults alike! A variety of marionette and puppet shows performed at the Nashville Public Library are interpreted into ASL.  (A sound track accompanies the videos.)
(Special thanks to Wishing Chair Productions and the Nashville Public Library Foundation!)

Low-Cost and Self-Fitting Hearing Aid Platform (#7876)

A low-cost, and self-fitting hearing aid that can survive harsh environmental condition

The Parent Advocacy app is for families of children who are deaf and hard of hearing.

An APP to Guide and Help Parents Follow Through the Entire EHDI Process

Coming soon to movie theaters, a Deaf Marvel character!

Lauren Ridloff Will Play Marvel's First Deaf Superhero in THE ETERNALS
by Stephanie Wild Jul. 21, 2019

Tony nominee Lauren Ridloff is set to be Marvel's first deaf superhero!

Lifetone Technology Recalls Bedside Fire Alarm and Clocks Due to Failure to Fully Alert Consumers to a Fire

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued this recall.

Name of product:
Bedside Fire Alarm and Clock
The bedside fire alarm and clock can fail to operate and fully alert consumers to a fire.

Achieving a Better Life Experience. Helping Tennesseans with disabilities maintain independence and quality of life. Administered by the TN Dept. of Treasury, ABLE TN is a savings program designed to help Tennesseans with disabilities set aside money to pay for future qualified expenses.

Meet with a lawyer for advice on: Conservatorship, Wills/Estates, Homeownership, Family Problems, Landlord Problems, Debt Problems, Employment Problems, Government Benefits, Contract Problems. The first Wednesday of every month: Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4.

Get help! The National Domestic Violence Hotline VP: 1-855-812-1001

or nationaldeafhotline@adwas.org or deafhelp@thehotline.org

November 9, 2019 is National Microtia Awareness Day! Microtia is missing or underdeveloped ears that result in hearing loss. 

For more information:  Ear Community 


Calendar of Upcoming Events

Deaf Social Event for Memphis Area
Milano's Pizza

This event is an opportunity for Deaf people to socialize, although people who can hear are also Learn more

2019 Mt Juliet Bible and Prophecy Conference
Mt Juliet Victory Baptist Church

The Bible speaks of events that will happen as the return of Jesus draws near.
Jesus Learn more

Annual Sailing Day
Old Hickory Lake, Harbor Island Yacht Club


LUNCH: After the event we will all have lunch at the yacht club, to Learn more

Get Educated on the EIPA!
Walker County Advancing Education Center

The EIPA is one of the options for obtaining and maintaining an Educational Interpreter License Learn more

Sumner Teen Center

Borderless Arts Tennessee is pleased to Learn more

New Materials

See a listing of the new materials added to the LSDHH collection at the Nashville Public Library.

  • Rachel and the TreeSchoolers: Plants and Flowers
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  • The HeART of Deaf Culture
  • A Creature Was Stirring: One Boy's Night Before Christmas
  • Sign With Me, Volume 2: Building Concepts