Adult Education & Outreach



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Fall 2022 ASL Group Classes Now Online--Registration Open

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Training

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness workshops are designed to teach how to work with individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing. The training includes an overview of:

  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Cultural Awareness

  • American Sign Language

  • Modes of Communication

  • Tips for Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals

  • Working with a Sign Language Interpreter

  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing ADA Guide for Government Services

  • Steps in Obtaining Interpreting Services

Community Building

AEO provides social, relationship-building days and activities that build and bond our Deaf and hard of hearing communities. These include 2nd Friday Game Days, potlucks, holiday meals, field trips, theatre outings, and more. 

Community Presentations

Presentations are tailored to your school, church, civic club, professional organization, agency or business with speakers available to you on a range of topics related to deafness, hard of hearing and the Deaf culture. Bridges also provides specialized training to law enforcement and first responders.

Workshops for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

2022 Fall

American Sign Language


via Zoom


2022 Fall ASL Level I
5:00p to 6:15p / 6-Week Class

Tuesdays / via Zoom

Sept. 20th  - October 25th​



935 Edgehill Avenue

Nashville, TN  37203

2022 Fall ASL Level I
5:30p to 6:45p / 6-Week Class

Mondays /BridgesTN

Sept. 19th - October 24th​



2655 Union Avenue Ext.

Memphis, TN  38112

2022 Fall ASL Level I
5:30p to 6:45p / 6-Week Class

Tuesdays /BridgesWEST

Sept. 20th - October 25th​

$90 per session

Click on Session to Register

Topics range from Living Wills and Estate Planning to Safe Interactions with First Responders and Housing Rights, etc. 

Please contact Mike Helms at
for more information!

Please note, there will be no refunds
once payment is processed.  
Credit toward a future class will be issued.