Children Programs


This is a free event for all families with children of any age who have any degree of hearing loss, adults who are deaf or hard of hearing, and professionals who support us. We'll have hotdogs, chips, cookies, fun for the kids, and a great time visiting with one another!  Feel free to bring your own lawn chair or blanket.

RSVP to Melanie Lindsay at



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


The 4 E's of Raising a Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child: Expose, Educate, Embrace, and Elevate

Families will learn about different concepts and how they tie into how families can elevate their deaf or hard of hearing child’s language.


Young Life is made up of people like you - who know that life was meant to be lived to the fullest. Young Life has been reaching kids since the 1940s. There are Young Life clubs all over the world and in every state, but currently only 4 Deaf Young Life clubs in the country--we want to see that number grow by starting a Deaf Young Life club right here in Nashville.


Admission: One adult admission covers your entire family; members free; 18 and younger always free!

The Frist loves families! Bring the whole family to the museum for the price of one adult admission! Join us on the second Monday of the month for special programming, including trilingual storytime in English, Spanish, and American Sign Language, family tours with ASL interpretation, and Martin ArtQuest Gallery—open exclusively to families on these dates! School groups are welcome the rest of the month.


Family and Children’s Story Time

Designed specifically for children with hearing concerns.
Songs & Wiggling       Stickers & pictures         Wonderful Books to Share

We will join the scheduled story time with Marcia Donvan, Storyteller

Please come and join the fun!

Response is REQUIRED:

Tracy Duncan


You and your family are invited to a Play Date for children birth to four with Hearing Concerns.

Time: 9:30 – 11:00 (come when you can!)

Tentative Schedule for the Children

Time Activity
9:30 Free Play while everyone arrives
9:45 Story Teller with special characters
10:00 Outdoor play – weather permitting
10:15 Games: Duck-Duck-Goose, Mulberry Bush, Popping bubbles, hide ‘n seek
10:40 Healthy Snacks
11:00 So long, so good to meet you!


Free Opportunity
Statewide 0-5 Parent Outreach – Serving Families and Children (0-5) Identified with Hearing Concerns
Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Unilateral, Mild, Deaf-Blind, Auditory Neuropathy, etc.

Come have fun at the Mt. Juliet Library for story time!

Join other families and their young children for a story with manipulatives, visual supports, participate in finger play songs, and enjoy movement activities while focusing on letters and numbers.



Join us in the music city to learn how to maximize your hearing potential, to celebrate the rich sounds of music and to connect with other Cochlear Family members.

Cochlear Celebration 2019 is especially designed for new Cochlear Family members learning to hear their personal best and meet others with similar experiences.



No charge

Celebrate Valentines Weekend! Everyone in your family gets something!


Parents get away for a couple of hours without the kids.

The kids will have a GREAT time with friends, planned activities, and adult supervision.


Bridges for the Deaf and hard of Hearing, Nashville


Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019  

Drop-off between 4:30 - 5:00 PM

Pick-up between 7:30 - 8:00 PM