Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

  • Location:

    935 Edgehill Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

  • Contact Name:

    Daniel Timlen

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  • Dates/Times:

    school dismissal to 5:30pm, Monday through Thursday

  • Times Offered:

    After School, Fall Break, Spring Break, Summer

  • Program Focus:

    Our youth programs, K-12 for D/deaf and hard of hearing children and youth and their siblings, focus on language acquisition–both American Sign Language and English as a second language for the culturally Deaf, literacy, social-emotional well-being, and volunteer and work experiences for high school. We also offer an early intervention and language acquisition program for Deaf and hard of hearing children, ages birth to 5, with hearing parents. In addition, we we have camps when school is not in session.

  • Program Design:

    In-Person and Virtual

  • Zip Codes Served:

    all of Davidson County and into Middle Tennessee

  • Grade Ranges Served:

    K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Other

  • Schools Served:

    We provide transportation from Eakin Elementary, West End Middle, and Hillsboro High School where the Deaf Ed programs in MNPS are housed. We welcome students from any school.

  • Transportation:

    Transportation from school to programming provided, Transportation from programming to student’s home provided

  • Snacks or Meals provided?


  • Scholarships Available?

    This is a free program