Hello, families!
Our next “Meet A Deaf Person” Webinar is coming up!

Friday, September 18th
2:30 pm CST – 3:30 pm CST / 3:30 pm EST – 4:30 pm EST


Mike Helms


SCHEDULE:   All times are in Eastern Standard Time

● 9:00 - 11:00 am: Business Meeting

● 11-12:30 pm Lunch (on your own obviously)

● 12:30-3:30 pm Thriving in Mental Health Interpreting with Dr. Angela Scruggs [.3 PS CEUs.Content Knowledge: Little/None]

● 4:00 - 7:00 pm Black Interpreters Matter? Show Me a Sign with Marvette St. Clair [.3 PPO CEUs. Content Knowledge: Some]


Our usual virtual HLAA Chapter Meeting will take place using Zoom.  This is an online application that will allow us to see and talk with each other in a group.  You can use Zoom on your computer, laptop, or Smart Phone.


During COVID-19, it’s hard to have a good Deaf Night Out, so BridgesTN and BridgesWEST are inviting you to a Deaf Night In! This Friday, September 4thh, we will host Deaf Night In via Zoom from 6pm to 8pm.

We’ll meet on Zoom and enjoy conversation, laughter, and community. We might even play some games. Make your favorite meal or drink, and join us for some fun!  You can register at the link below, and we’ll send you a link to participate in Deaf Night In!  Click Here to Register:


30-minute sessions available for parents and children to learn how to change themselves into someone or something through American Sign Language (ASL)

Starting at 9 AM (EDT) / 8 AM (CDT)

Register Here:

SignOn Presents Visual Story telling with Trix Bruce


Time:  12:00 pm (EDT) / 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lunch and Learn get togethers are an opportunity for parents and families of deaf/hh children to build their knowledge and understanding of topics relating to parenting deaf children. Interpreters are provided for full accessibility in both ASL and English.

Topic: A Crash Course in Deaf Education for Parents with a Focus on FAPE and LRE
Student Age range: 0-18
Presenter: Jack Johnson, Director of CERC at TSD