Disability Services

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115 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
United States

The Resource Center for the Visually Impaired is located on the campus of the Tennessee School for the Blind in Nashville, Tennessee. The services of the RCVI are available to public school systems, to eligible, private non-profit local education agencies, and to state special schools across the state. An inventory of more than 22,000 Braille and large type textbooks and ancillaries, and non-book instructional materials is available on an annual loan basis. Approximately 9,500 items are currently on loan in local education agencies.

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611 North Fifth Street
Nashville, TN 37207
United States

Our mission is to build better Tennessee communities by providing diverse cultural visual/performing arts, education, and quality speechlanguage- hearing services to underserved, under-represented, underinsured, and/or un-insured infants, children, youth, adults, and/or seniors without discrimination.

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400 Main St., Room 524
Knoxville, TN 37902
United States

General information about City programs as applicable to persons with disabilities; investigate complaints about accessibility to City programs or services and provide reasonable accommodations for citizens and/or employees with a disability

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900 East Hill Avenue, Suite 205
Knoxville, TN 37915
United States

The Disability Resource Center is a non-profit organization run for and BY people with disabilities. It is a community-based, non-residential program of services designed to assist persons with disabilities gain independence and to assist the community in the elimination of barriers to independence. Services provided include: Advocacy, Information & Referral and Independent Living Skills Training.

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2227 Dunford Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996
United States

The ODS assists students with documented disabilities by determining their eligibility for services and then working with students to determine reasonable accommodations and services which will, in turn, give the student equal access to the University. Accommodations for students with hearing loss include sign language interpreters, transcribers, note takers, and preferred seating. A student will need to request accommodations through ODS and will be assigned a coordinator which will meet with the student to determine which accommodations best match the student's needs.

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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 70605
Johnson City, TN 37614
United States

East Tennessee State University is committed to the goal of integrating students with disabilities into the campus community to the fullest extent possible. Services are offered within a framework that stresses independence and self-reliance. Types of service include arrangements for access, accommodations in instruction, and provision of a variety of support services designed to enable the student to take full advantage of the university's programs.

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Center for Students With Disabilities
2425 Hwy 75, P O Box 246
Blountville, TN 37617
United States

Classroom accommodations determined on an individual basis including note-taker services, interpreters, career and academic counseling. TTYs and closed-captioned TV/VCR units are available. Students should request services at least seven days in advance through the Center for Students with Disabilities. Sign language classes are offered through the Community Education Department - contact: Roberta Dugger at (423) 323-0222 for more information.

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CAT 54
4501 Amnicola Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37406
United States

Chattanooga State Community College offers support services for students with a variety of disabilities who are seeking one year certificates or two-year associate degrees. Services may include interpreters, note-takers, adaptive equipment for computers, test modifications, and readers/scribes for assignments and tests.