Parent Programs



Given the opportunity, any child can learn! Active Learning, an innovative approach developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen, focuses on establishing motivating learning environments for children with multiple special needs. Join Ms. Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L., as she provides you with this fresh and pioneering approach. Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing stereotypical, self-injurious or aggressive behaviors. This exciting conference will feature lecture, video and demonstrations.


For families with children enrolled at WTSD only

Collaboratively Sponsored by Teneessee Schools for the Deaf, TN Hands & Voices, Family Voices of TN - PEARS, 0-5 Parent Outreach.

FAmilies coming to WTSD for their child's conference can stop in the common room and learn about Family Wellness.

Wellness Stations include:

Healthy Foods – Healthy You! Healthy Kids!
• Sample, taste, where to find, and how much does it cost?
• Meal preparation time savers
• Meal Menu for the week
• Recipes and recommendations for families on the go


Free parenting workshop for families with Deaf or HOH children!

Don't miss this opportunity to: 

  • Meet other parents and professinals
  • Learn about:

    • Local and state resources
    • IEP's
    • Sign language
  • Enjoy a free lunch
  • Enjoy free childcare (ages 3-12)

*Parking in rear

To register online:  Email David Ogle at


Hear to Learn offers a free monthly webinar series. The webinars cover a variety of topics related to the listening and spoken language development of children with hearing loss. Parents and professionals are welcome to attend!

Register here:

Webinar start times: (by time zone)
· 10:30am-11:00am PT
· 11:30am-12:00pm MT
· 12:30pm-1:00pm CT
· 1:30pm-2:00pm ET


Littles Language Lab - L3

Parent and Toddler Class

FREE!! Please join the fun!


Tennessee School for the Deaf – Nashville
115 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Donelson, TN 37214


Please email you will attend 
Deadline - Wednesday (2.19.20)


 Littles Language Lab - L3     

Toddler and Parent Class

FREE!!!!  Please join us for lots of fun!  Read the Flyer and below for more information.


  • Friday, February 7, 2020
  • Friday, February 21, 2020


  • 9:00 – 10:30 AM


Tennessee School for the Deaf – Nashville

115 Stewarts Ferry Pike



Parent Get Together and Children have dinner and activities.

Presentation for parents: "Stress & ACEs: What You Don't Know Might Kill You"

Arrive at 4:30

Children signed into activities at 4:45

Pizza for everyone!

Presenation starts at 5:00 PM

Dismissal at 6:00 PM

See flyer for more details and registration information.

Registration is REQUIRED by Feb. 5, 2020 by the end of business.


Image removed.FREE for families with children (6 mo. to 10 years) who are deaf or hard of hearing and their siblings.

Parents can have an evening together.

Children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their siblings can enjoy pizza, snacks, and fun activities while they wait for their parents to return.


FREE!!!     Story Time      FREE!!!

Please join us for an hour of fun, songs, and activities!

Children with hearing concerns and their families will share time with a story teller and their friends.

Art Circle Library
Cumberland County Public Library
3 East Street
Crossville, TN 38555
Phone 931-484-6790

CALL: (865) 320-3754