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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

Family-to Family Communities-Connecting Families of Individuals with Deaf-Blindness via Distance Technology
Registration is now open until August 10th, 2019
Register at: https://gsap.wufoo.com/forms/f2fc-registration-20192020/

Women join forces to make music accessible to the Deaf and hard of hearing
From News Channel 5 - Nashville
By: Seena Sleem

ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (WTVF) — "Sign a song" founders Kaylee Magro and Kiley Scott came up with this concept a few months ago. They wanted to put on a concert series for those who are Deaf or hard of hearing.

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
Hazard:
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.

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

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

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.

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Calendar of Upcoming Events

ASL STORY TIME
Barnes & Noble

Join us for a very special 
story time with our friends at Barnes & Noble!

Learn more

Parent Get-Togethers Online - d/hh/db children 0 - 5 years
Online - ZOOM Invitation

Please join the online parent get-togethers this fall! We call this COFFEE BREAK.

The Learn more

Deaf Social Event for Memphis Area
Gibson Donuts

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

FREE LEGAL CLINIC
Nashville Public Library- Main

Meet with a lawyer for advice on: Conservatorship, Wills/Estates, Homeownership, Family Problems Learn more

Deaf Social Event for Memphis Area
Panera Bread

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

New Materials

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

  • Ferdinand
  • Learning Sign Language Rules!
  • Deaf Education in the 21st Century: Topics and Trends
  • The Parenting Journey: Raising Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
  • Classifiers