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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Wel​​com​​e to the Center on Deafness


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Center on Deafness
239 Bailey
Education Complex
1122 Volunteer Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37996-3442
Phone: (865) 974-0607
Fax: (865) 974-3522


Established in June 1998, the Center on Deafness provides an array of research and collaborative partnership opportunities related to deafness and disability issues. The Center focuses on disseminating knowledge and effective practices related to deafness, establishing and maintaining professional networks, and collaborating with academic and service programs.

Through annual funding of approximately $2 million from external sources, the Center has established relationships with postsecondary institutions, rehabilitationagencies,and educational systems in thirteen states across the region, and the state of Tennessee.

The Center on Deafness is a part of the Theory and Practice in Teacher Education Department in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. The Center is also affiliated with the Educational Psychology and Counseling Department in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.



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