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A national resource 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. Coming in 2022!

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!

Coronavirus Information and Resources

Several national organizations, including the CDC (ASL Video Series),  have posted information regarding the Coronavirus and related resources.

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!)

From COVIDtests.gov (1/18/22)

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.

Order your tests now so you have them when you need them.

Order Here:  https://special.usps.com/testkits

Source:  Northwest ADA Center
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May be reproduced and distributed freely with attribution to ADA National Network (www.adata.org).
Posted 4/13/21

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

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

Two video conversations held the week of June 7, 2020 - NBDA & VOCA
Sources:  YouTube and Facebook (links are provided next to each archived program
Posted June 12, 2020

FREE Resources!  (Updated 5/6/20)

News releases from TDI on Telehealth and from the National Association of the Deaf
Updated 4/20/20
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Calendar of Upcoming Events

Legal Talk for Families with D/HH Members
Bridges

Families are faced with all sorts of new challenges and situations that they don't know how to Learn more

Deaf Chat Chattanooga
Starbucks

This group is open to people in the Chattanooga area who are Deaf, hard of hearing, or Learn more

TECH EXPO 2022
Bridges for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

DEMONSTRATIONS every half-hour (30 minutes) beginning at 10:30am
Learn more

FREE VISUAL COMMUNICATION AND SIGN LANGUAGE CHECKLIST (VCSL) TRAINING
The Westin

This training is offered to professionals in the Southeast Region (including AL, FL, Learn more

Movies in the Park - "Ghostbusters: Afterlife"
Elmington Park

Celebrating our 28th season in 2022, Movies in the Park is recognized as one of Nashville’s best Learn more

New Materials

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