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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!)

 It is located at the Nashville Public Library and serves as a part of the team that is actively involved in the development, implementation and promotion of the LSDHH and Equal Access programs at the Nashville Public Library.

Middle TN:

Tennessee School for the Deaf and West Tennessee School for the Deaf are seeking a new superintendent. For more information, click on the 2017 attachment with this post.

Family Voices of Tennessee is searching for a part- time Newborn Hearing / PEARS Program Assistant. 

Job Description

Family Voices of Tennessee
Newborn Hearing / PEARS Program Assistant

PART-TIME 10 hrs/week

The Federal Communications Commission today approved a proposal to utilize real-time text to ensure that people with disabilities who rely on text to communicate have accessible and effective telephone access.

To: All Tennesseans who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Deaf-Blind, Family Members, Service Providers, and Allies
From: TBHA
We need to hear your experiences. Your feedback is very important
Please take a minute to fill out the survey about Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Tennessee. It is provided in Sign Language.

The Deaf Church is seeking a Part-Time Administrative Assistant shall be responsible to the church, under the direction of the Deaf Church Ministers, for providing administrative support to the following areas of the Deaf Church:
 BBDC Ministers
 Camp Summer Sign
 Leadership Team
 DeafGO Ministries: Bible, Theology, Resources, Church Planting, and Missions


Calendar of Upcoming Events

TRID Knoxville Meeting and Workshop: Learning from Our Mentors
Tennessee School for the Deaf

Learning from the experiences of our mentors.

The meeting will be held in the Elementary Learn more

Happy Hands at the Mall (Chattanooga)
Hamilton Place Mall in the Food Court

This very casual group meets every Thursday at Hamilton Place Mall in the Food Court from 4:30 Learn more

Rape Aggressive Defensive Classes for the Deaf Community

FREE CLASSES!!! for deaf young women, and deaf women from the deaf community!!
Contact us Learn more

Six Flags Trip Outing with The Link
Six Flags over St. Louis

Six Flags Trip Outing with THE LINK!!
The Link is an non-profit organization that works Learn more

How SOI and IPP Influence Interpreting Skills
Tennessee School for the Deaf

The workshop will be held in the Old Library.

CEU AVAILABLE 0. Learn more

New Materials

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

  • No Limits
  • Hearing Loss in Musicians: Prevention and Management
  • Classifiers
  • She Doesn't Look Deaf
  • Learn About Hearing Loss