The school has operated since 1845 in Knoxville, closing only for the Civil War and relocating only once (from downtown to an inner suburb).
This unit of the Tennessee Virtual Archive features images of this unique institution’s buildings, many of which were designed by noted architect and alumnus Thomas Scott Marr.
There are five titles under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA): Title I – Employment Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to private employers and state or local governments as employers.
ADA Title I prohibit employers, employment agencies, labor unions and joint labor-management committees from discriminating against persons with disabilities.
Few such long-established educational institutions in Tennessee are given such little notice as the Tennessee School for the Deaf in Knoxville.
Established by the General Assembly in 1844 and in operation since 1845, the School for the Deaf has offered a boarding-school education for many generations of deaf students.
She also taught that deaf people are capable of doing things that hearing people can do.