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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!)

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

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.

Do you have Nashville Electric Service? Now you can report a power outage without a hassle!

NES Text is a new program that allows you to quickly report power outages via text from your mobile device. It's as easy as, well, you know.

How do I sign up?

Log into My Account as nespower.com or text "REG" to 637797 (NESPWR).

Having trouble with your PC? 

Microsoft now offers tech support in ASL!

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today (12/14/15) it is launching a new service that will enable individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing whose primary language is American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate directly with agency staff about issues of discrimination they may be facing.

We have several different types of Assistive Listening Devices for people to check out!  

 

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Calendar of Upcoming Events

Wednesday Morning @ Bridges Fitness
Bridges, Fitness Center

Come join us on Wednesday mornings for a low impact fitness workout. Our classes feature Yoga, 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

Family Learning Weekend 2016
Tennessee School for the Deaf

TSD Comprehensive Educational Resource Center invites parents, caregivers and families of Learn more

ASL Coffee Chat in Murfreesboro

ASL Coffee Chat is a chance for anyone who enjoys American Sign Language to get together, chat, Learn more

Bridges Monday Night Fitness Class
Bridges

Come join us on Monday evening at 6:00 for high energy fitness classes. We feature cardio kick Learn more

New Materials

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

  • What Did You Say?: An Unexpected Journey into the World of Hearing Loss
  • A 21st Century Deaf Ministry From a Biblical Perspective
  • Strong Deaf
  • Let's hear it for Almigal / by Wendy Kupfer ; illustrated by Tammie Lyon
  • She Doesn't Look Deaf