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!

TN Directory of Services is now part of AskSandy.org 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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LSDHH Calendar image displaying days of events. Background image of event coordinators signing students up for an event.
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

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Updated: January 14, 2022

Tennessee Upcoming Events

May
25
Ooltewah Deaf Chat

Fourth Saturday of every month, 10:00 am

Wired Coffee 5707 Main St
Ooltewah, TN

 


  • In Person
May
28
BWLN: The Awakening

We are looking for individuals who are fallible. We want real people... real students, real interpreters, trained and untrained signers, individuals who want to be mentored, and given ideas for change. We want people who are excited to stand alongside…

  • In Person
May
30
Becoming A Trauma Informed Interpreter For Survivors Of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault In the Deaf Community | Sign language Studios LLC

$25.00

Virtual Workshop
Presented in ASL

May 30, 2024
5-7pm CENTRAL TIME 
0.2 PPO CEUs

Workshop Description: 
This 2 hour comprehensive workshop is designed for interpreters who are committed to enhancing their…

  • Virtual/Online
Jun
1
Interpreted Docent Walk Up Tour | Frist Art Museum

Visit fristartmuseum.org for admission information!


  • In Person
Jun
1
Interpreted Architecture Tour | Frist Art Museum

Visit fristartmuseum.org for admission information!


  • In Person
Jun
4
Deaf Camp

go to Camps and look for Mini, Roots or Teens-depend on ages.

Mini 2-5 years old Mondays and Wednesdays $240.00 Start June 10th thru July 24th

Roots 6-13 years old Mondays thru Fridays $499.00 Start June 4th thru July 26th

Teens 14-…

  • In Person
Jun
4
TN Department of Human Services Division of Rehabilitation Services presents Transition Tuesday 6/4/24

A virtual information session for Tennessee students with disabilities who are preparing to transition to adult life and work.

Zoom Room Link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/77101502745?pwd=cmlN WhrNcAVH4S1HcyPMjVkqCzptcX.1 

Meeting ID: 771…

  • Virtual/Online
Jun
4
Group Book Study: Resilient Silence (with the Author) | Presented by Sign Language Studios LLC

Cost : $100

Virtual Workshop
Presented in ASL 
Meets weekly for 6 weeks

Only have to register once for the six weeks

Group Book Study Description: 
With the guidance of the Deaf author, participants in this study…

  • Virtual/Online