Help for Nashville Visitors with Hearing Loss

Because I experience moderate hearing loss, I appreciate any accommodations offered. That’s why it’s personally important to identify useful information for you.

Resources for Hearing Loss and Other Disabilities

Click above for general resources available for those with a variety of disabilities.

Nashville Airport

Here are the locations of TDDs:

  • Concourse B – Right of Noshville restaurant
  • Concourse B – Right of Gate B8
  • Concourse C – Left of Gate C5
  • Concourse C – Left of Gate C16
  • A/B Waiting Lounge – Right of stage
  • C Waiting Lounge – Left of stage


According to, these hotels express a commitment to providing accommodations for guests with a degree of hearing loss. I’m sure there are others.

  • Loew’s Vanderbilt
  • Marriott at Vanderbilt University
  • Aloft Vanderbilt/West End


  • Nashville Opera and TPAC Performances (Tennessee Performing Arts Center hosts a number of local theatrical companies, touring shows, educational series including TED Talks and concerts)
  • Grand Ole Opry. FM Assistive Listening Devices (ear speaker, headset, and neck loop) are available in The Opry Shop for the shows. Valid photo ID required for loan. Qualified interpretation is available with three weeks notice. Contact the Opry Customer Service Department at (615) 871-OPRY to arrange this service.
  • Nashville Children’s Theatre. Although services may vary by production, ACT offers ASL interpreted performances, assistive devices, sensory-friendly performances, social stories and a comfort room to lessen the effects of light and sound.
  • Most movie theaters offer some form of help whether that’s discreet closed-captioning or amplified headphone sets. Tip: For better quality sound, bring your own earbuds or headphones.

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