Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central)
  • The Library Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing is now providing telephone service, loans of print and video materials (online, via UPS or in Nashville, curbside pick-up at the Main Library and Southeast Branch only, until August 5th - due to early voting at branches).
    For Events posted on the Calendar - please contact the sponsor to see if the event has been cancelled before you go.
    If you have questions, call us or email dhoh@nashville.gov.

Knoxville - Family Learning Weekend

Friday, May 31, 2019 - 3:30am to Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 10:45am
Tennessee School for the Deaf
2725 Island Home Bvld.
Knoxville, TN 37909
Contact Name: 
David Ogle
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
865.469.9283
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SPEAKER: Mike Helms, Vice President, Adult Education and Outreach for Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Nashville. He is the father of two wonderful girls.    

TOPIC: “Know Your Child” Making decisions for your deaf and hard of hearing child can be difficult. This topic focuses on encouraging parents through that process.

Friday, May 31:  5-9 pm: Registration and Social

Saturday, June 1:  8am-7:30 pm: Meals, Keynote Speaker, Breakout Sessions, Vendors, and Recreation time

Sunday, June 2:  8-10am: Breakfast and departure

Session Topics will include:   - Reading Support in the Home   - Writing Support in the Home   - Math Support in the Home   - Building Relationships through Play   - Approaches to Deaf Education   - Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs)   - Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants, Hearing Levels   - Resources for Learning ASL   - After High School Options   - Vocational Rehabilitation    -Making Decisions for Your Child’s Needs

Cost: Each person is $5 with a maximum of $20 each family. This includes meals and children’s recreational activities. (Scholarships available)

Register online at: https://www.tsdeaf.org/apps/pages/parent_outreach

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10:00 AM
September19
10:00 AM
October17
10:00 AM