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The Tennessee Council for the Deaf Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing (TCDDBHH) has the responsibility for ensuring that state and local public programs and services are accessible to deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, and Deaf-Blind citizens. TCDDBHH coordinates communication, information, public awareness, and advocacy services through six regional community service centers. The centers assist the Division of Rehabilitation Services by providing services that compliment those offered by Vocational Rehabilitation staff.

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The Tennessee Council for the Deaf Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing (TCDDBHH) has the responsibility for ensuring that state and local public programs and services are accessible to deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, and Deaf-Blind citizens. TCDDBHH coordinates communication, information, public awareness, and advocacy services through six regional community service centers. The centers assist the Division of Rehabilitation Services by providing services that compliment those offered by Vocational Rehabilitation staff.

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Join the Disability Community at Legislative Plaza

for Disability Day on the Hill 2017

Wednesday, February 8th

9am-2pm CST

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: www.capitol.tn.gov

No RSVP necessary to participate

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Come learn more about your health and medication safety  from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. Information will be shared on heart health, Blood Pressure Screenings, Diabetes health, over the counter medication education and safety, and Women's health.

Interpreters will be provided. 

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SAVE THE DATE!

Thursday & Friday - May 25-26, 2017

World-class Keynote Speakers

Interactive Workshops and Educational Sessions

Exhibits of Disability Products, Services and Self-advocate Entrepreneur Wares

Wednesday Night Pre-conference Awards Banquet - $50 pre-registration required, 5/24/17, 6:00 pm, Capitol Ballroom

Thursday Night Dance - Free admission, open to the public, 7:00-10:00 pm, Cumberland Ballroom

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Agenda: 

  • 10:00 AM: Admission for Luncheon

    • Members & Non-members: $6
    • Children 4-10: $3
    • Children newborn- 3: free
  • 11:00 AM- 1:00 AM: Thanksgiving Luncheon

    • Door prizes and social. Best costume wins the prize! 
  • 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM: Cleaning up and if time allows, continue to socialize and play games. 
  • 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM: TAD conference committee meeting

    • JCTAD Members required to attend. 

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Do you have any issues, concerns, or struggles? Do you have any questions for DeafConnect? What services do you wish DeafConnect could offer you? Do you want to  meet the new Executive Director? If you waid "Yes" to any of the questions, please come to Deafconnect's Town Hall Meeting. 

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Featuring Dr. Jan van Dijk

Registration Fee: $50.00. Lunch will be on your own.

Families with a child on the TNDB Census may attend free of charge. A limited number of hotel rooms are available at no cost to families.

Dr. Jan van Dijk is internationally renown in the field of DeafBlindness, pioneering the assessment and teaching processes for children with dual sensory loss and other disabilities.