The park is fully accessible for Dollywood's Deaf Awareness Day with all shows, rides, and demonstrations interpreted.

Interpreters at a variety of levels can volunteer to help. 


Come make sure you're in tip-top shape at the WellFEST.  There are several health screenings and presentations to get you the knowledge you need to make sure you are being the healthiest you!  

To register:  Click HERE


This is not your typical webcast. This is going to be a horse of a different color. We are dissecting idioms, showing their English presentation and their ASL interpretation.This webcast includes demonstration, discussion, interaction, and practicum.

Presenters: David W. Hylan, Jr., Wendi Coker, Earl Harden

Last day to register is Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

0.3 PS RID CEU's Available to those that qualify.

Computer requirements:
High speed internet
Most recent version of Adobe Flash Player

Webcast will be 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central time. Please check your time zone to make sure you sign on at the correct time.


Our 2013 Tennessee RID State Conference is fast approaching this weekend in Memphis on June 7-8, 2013.  If you have not sent in your registration, come and pay at the door.  We will be at Deaf Connect of the Midsouth at 144 N. Bellevue, Memphis, TN 38104.

Friday night, June 7th
5 - 6 pm- Registration
6 - 9 pm- Workshop by our RID Region 2 Representative, Josh Penise. Josh will present Interpreting for Deaf People with Intellectual Disabilities for 0.3 CEUs

Saturday, June 8th
8- 9 am- Registration
9 am - 12 pm- Workshop by Josh Pennise Leadership in RID and Our Profession for 0.3 CEUs
12:30 - 1:30 pm- TRID State Annual Business meeting with lunch provided for all workshop attendees
1:30 -4:30 pm- Workshop by Helen Hosse, Randy Chappell, and Summer Chappell The Deaf-Blind World at a Glance for 0.3 CEUs

Prices to pay at the door
$65 for the whole weekend
$30- for Friday night only
$45- for Saturday only- includes lunch during the business meeting

Come join us @ Deaf Connect in Memphis, TN.  We hope to see you this weekend!

Any Summer Chappell at 901.550.6267


Curious about realtime but "scaaarrrred" to let anyone watch your screen? Is your job on the line because you don't write realtime? This seminar is for you! A hands-on session where we will get our hands dirty learning valuable realtime skills that will set us apart from the competition and open up a whole new world of opportunities. You will learn how to write numbers to translate perfectly every time, how to write names, strategies to cope with word-boundary issues, to brief or not to brief, and much more! Don’t miss this seminar if you want to conquer your fear of realtime once and for all!

.15 CEUs available


This webinar is designed to introduce court reporters to the field of Broadcast Captioning through the presenter’s experiences.  They will learn the steps to follow to achieve the skills necessary to become a Broadcast Captioner as well as equipment setup and costs, salary potential, employee vs. remote and much, much more!


TBCD is back up!

Guest Speaker, Pastor Aric Randolph from New Life Deaf Fellowship in Fort Worth Texas.

The registration cost is $10, which will go toward lunch on Saturday. Be at Brentwood Baptist Deaf Church at 6 pm Friday May 31st. Your church will have the registration forms for any one of you that are interested in going.


The Consumer, Family, and Community Advocacy Seminar (CFCA) is for deaf and hard of hearing consumers and parents of deaf and hard of hearing children interested in improving the quality of life for themselves and/or their families through advocacy. Your instructor will facilitate hands-on activities and presentations targeting, developing and improving participants' advocacy knowledge and skills. Participants will receive practical inside strategies on how to increase the impact of their advocacy efforts, along with a road map to guide their involvement as advocates in individual and community issues. Program materials will also include carefully selected readings on a wide range of advocacy issues.

Course Number: PST 615-01
Credits: 3
Tuition: $690 - financial assistance may be available. Contact:
Facilitator: Kevin Nolan
Registration deadline: June 3, 2013
For more information or to register: Visit, click on "On-campus courses" and then "Consumer, Family, and Community Advocacy."


Women of Joy, hosted by Phil Waldrep Ministries, is a conference ministry thoughtfully designed to enhance and energize the spiritual lives of Christian women. With the very best speakers in the country, the brightest stars in the contemporary Christian music universe, and sound, biblical teaching, the Women of Joy conferences offer an exciting, spiritually fulfilling, experience for today's women.

This event is interpreted.