AskSandy – The National Hearing Loss Resource Website

Announcing the new National Hearing Loss Resource Website featuring the AskSandy search engine. Here to unite each state’s resources for the D/DB/HH (Deaf, Deafblind, Hard of Hearing), people who are hearing, parents, professionals, educators, children, adults.

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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!

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)

Is a new federal program that helps low income families afford the cost of having internet service at home.

  • Up to a $30/month discount on your internet service
  • Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

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TN Directory of Services is now part of National Resources

The Library Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing is happy to announce that the TN Directory of Services served as the catalyst for the creation of the new National Hearing Loss Resource website! There are hundreds of organizations, services, and businesses listed.

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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!)

Library Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Tennessee Upcoming Events

KCD: Holiday Potluck Dinner Party

ATTENTION: The last day to sign up for a dish is November 30, 2023.

KCD is hosting a Holidays potluck dinner party at 3731 Martin Mill Pike, Knoxville, TN, on Saturday, December 2, 2023, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

We will play the White…

Sign Language Studios, LLC | Virtual Workshop - Intro to Legal Interpreting: The Arraignment Process

Intro to Legal Interpreting: The Arraignment Process

**Presented in English**

December 2 from 12-4pm CT via Zoom

0.4 PS CEUs for $45

The arraignment is the most common legal proceeding you will encounter as a legal interpreter.…

Sign Language Studios, LLC | Virtual Workshop - Hybrid - Don't Forget to Flush: Avoiding Cognitive Overload

$35 for 0.3 PS CEUs

Hybrid Workshop - Presented in ASL January 26th, 2024 from 6-9pm CENTRAL TIME Workshop Description: Have you ever experienced a time where your brain felt so full of information that it was difficult to continue processing…

Interpreted Docent Walk Up Tour | Frist Art Museum for admission information!

TOURS: On the first Saturday of each month, certified American Sign Language interpreters will be available for both the 1:30 p.m. Docent Walk-up Tour and the 3:30 p.m. Architecture Tour. Our…

NCTAD's 55th Holiday Potluck

We will provide Turkey sandwiches provided by Panera Bread. Let us know what you are bringing your side dish by filling up the slot (use event registration)

We will start at 3 pm until 6 pm. on December 2nd at Emmanuel Lutheran church. 


Board & Brush Crafting Holiday

Join #BridgesTN for a Board & Brush holiday event to create Christmas signs! All supplies are provided, but space is limited. Please click the Event Registration link for RSVP. 

Deaf Santa

Please see the flyer for more information

For Deaf Children, Siblings, and CODAS

Santa will have a gift for your child

More information, email

Please see 2nd page for more information if you…

Christmas Open House | Partnership Services for Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing

Join Us at our Christmas Open House!!

Our Christmas Tree will be set up and our Game Room will be open! Bring some decorations to decorate our tree and office.

Light snacks will be provided.