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:

Thank you!


You can get full access to this year's Deaf Studies Today Conference, "Deaf Lives 360" for just $15. Or join ASDC and attend free! Join here and email for your code. Offer ends Monday, 4/12.

This virtual conference is hosted by Deaf Studies Today! and brings together the brightest minds and latest thinking within the interdisciplinary field of Deaf Studies. This year's exciting conference presentations include:

  • Deaf Students’ Experiences Navigating Isolation and Bias at College
  • Facing Transitions: Learning ASL in Online Environment
  • Discipline at Deaf Schools: Patterns of Concern Related to Gender and Ethnicity 
  • Deaf Mental Health: Introduction and Conceptual Foundations
  • Navigating Medical Care as a Deaf Person during COVID: Perspective of a Deaf Doctor
  • Language Deprivation in College Writing Classrooms
  • The Counter-Narrative Cycle: Examining Lived-Realities in Deaf Lives
  • Deafness for Sale: The Commodification of Representation 
  • Historical Deaf Space and Place
  • The Contribution of Black Deaf Performing Arts
  • Entertainment by The Journey of Sunshine Too and 2.0

All sessions are presented in ASL with English captions. They have been pre-recorded so you can view them at your own pace (now through April 16th). Registration deadline is Monday, April 12.


The 2015 Deaf Tennessean Expo will take place during the Tennessee Association of the Deaf Convention. Please come and visit the booths to learn more about Deaf culture and the Deaf community! It is open to the public!




SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12TH:  9AM - 5PM, Exhibition, Workshops & Entertainment

Theme: Theme: Interpreting, Deaf Culture, Sign Language, Business
Proposal Deadline:  August 9, 2019

**Limited slot of presentations based on a first-come, first served basis**

All presenters are responsible for all expenses of attending and presenting at DeafNation Day Conference.

Screen and LCD projector only are provided.

All conference presentations will be in American Sign Language with the use of visual text (ASL videos and Keynote/PowerPoint).

Presentation slots are 60 minutes with 45 minutes for presentation and fifteen minutes for questions and answers.

Please provide the following information in document format.

  • Full presentation title
  • Full name and email of each presenter
  • An abstract description of up to 75 words
  • A short biography and high-quality JPG



Join us for Disability Day on the Hill 2015 on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 from 9:00am-2:00pm at Legislative Plaza 301 6th Ave North, Nashville, TN 37243.

We encourage you to call and set up in-person meetings with your state legislators! Find them at:

No RSVP necessary to participate. We will reserve organization exhibit space starting in November 2014.

Questions? Email: or call: 615-383-9442.


Disability Day on the Hill is your opportunity to meet with state legislators at the Capitol and talk about issues important to you and your family. Do You Know Your Policymakers? Do They Know You?  We encourage you to call and set up  in-person meetings with your legislators!  Find them at:

Dozens of disability organizations from across the state will be participating and with your help we can ensure that every legislator gets to hear from a constituent with a disability, a family member, or friend.

No RSVP necessary!


Join the Disability Community at Legislative Plaza!

We encourage you to call and set up in-person meetings with your state legislators! Find them at:

No RSVP necessary to participate. Organization exhibit space by reservation only.