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1447 E. Main St.
Spartanburg, SC 29307
United States

The Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) provides services to benefit K-12 students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. Available to schools and families are a free-loan library of described and captioned educational media and information related to accessible media. The DCMP is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the National Association of the Deaf.

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P.O. Box 92125
Nashville, TN 37209
United States

Works with state V.R. agencies, and other interested public, private and educational resources, offering consultation and technical assistance; works with DeafBlind consumers and/or their families to identify and access appropriate services; available for public education through workshops, conferences, literature; maintains confidential National Registry of Persons with Deaf-Blindness. HKNC offers representation in all U.S. states. A comprehensive evaluation and training center is located in New York. Inquiries for further information are encouraged.

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Nashville Public Library
615 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37219
United States

A statewide information resource center regarding all aspects of hearing loss, deafness and deaf-blindness. Services include: 1) a lending library of books, media programs (videos, CDs and DVDs), and equipment including a variety of Assistive Listening Devices; 2) information and referral services; 3) community programming (i.e.

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Nashville, TN
United States

Provides hearing aids, batteries, and limited assistive listening devices to qualified hard-of-hearing persons. Services available upon a referral by local health department or department of education. See Tennessee Children's Special Services website for more information.

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P.O. Box 58505
Nashville, TN 37205
United States

MCRC is a retirement and community center in the planning and organizational stages. It's primary target population will be seniors who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing

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145 Gooch Hall, University of TN at Martin
Martin, TN 38238
United States

TEIS, Office of Early Childhood Services, Tennessee Department of Education, is a statewide home-based program for families of infants and toddlers from birth to age 3 with hearing loss, vision loss, or developmental delays. TEIS works in partnership with families to provide the knowledge, skills, and support to encourage the growth and development of their young child with special needs. Services are provided on an individual basis. Information from the child’s doctor as well as the results of a developmental test will determine if a child meets the eligibility criteria in Tennessee.

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3401 West End Avenue, Suite 460 West
Nashville, TN 37203
United States

Tennessee Deaf-Blind Project (TNDB) is a federally funded program that provides families, educators, and other professionals with information and training to help improve outcomes for individuals, from birth through age 21, who have a combined hearing and vision loss. Anyone can refer an individual to TNDB.

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Perimeter Point Business Park
2175 Business Center Drive, Suite 11
Memphis, TN 38134
United States

TEIS, Office of Early Childhood Services, Tennessee Department of Education, is a statewide home-based program for families of infants and toddlers from birth to age 3 with hearing loss, vision loss, or developmental delays. TEIS works in partnership with families to provide the knowledge, skills, and support to encourage the growth and development of their young child with special needs. Services are provided on an individual basis. Information from the child’s doctor as well as the results of a developmental test will determine if a child meets the eligibility criteria in Tennessee.