Arts and Entertainment
Tennessee Performing Arts Center
Web site: www.tpac.org
Provides live narration for blind and visually impaired patrons. Braille and large print programs are also available. Call Lori Ward for details at 615-782-4077.
Web site: www.regmovies.com
Has the equipment at Hollywood 27, Opry Mills 20 and Providence Stadium 14 to offer audio description of movies when the track is available. A blind person may also bring a sighted person to guide and describe for movies not available with audio description at no charge for the sighted person. Call for current movie title featuring audio description at:
- Hollywood 27: 615-463-7705
- Opry Mills 20: 615-514-3456
- Providence Stadium 14: 615-773-4400
Benefits and Services
Social Security Administration
Web site: www.ssa.govThe Social Security Administration must provide correspondence in accessible formats. Call 1-877-708-1776 for more information.
Free Credit Reports
Call 1-877-322-8228 to receive free credit reports from the three major reporting agencies in accessible formats.
Provide a Guide
Provide a guide security officers at local malls will escort blind and visually impaired customers from store to store. Salespeople assist with shopping within the store, but when you are ready to go on to your next stop, they will return to guide you. It is recommended that you call the mall office and ask to be connected with security to set this up ahead of your arrival. Please let them know the day and approximate time you will need their service and which entrance you will arrive at.
Web site: www.nashville.gov/Parthenon
The Parthenon is expanding its "touchable arts" program with sounds and touchable items to better comprehend scenes in paintings, etc. There are scaled replicas of statues and architectural features of the building. Contact D.G. Lester at 615-862-8431 for more details.
Web site: www.thehermitage.com
The Hermitage has audible wands to dial a number associated with a specific exhibit to hear audible information. Call 615-889-2941 for more details.
Country Music Hall of Fame
Web site: countrymusichalloffame.org
The Country Music Hall of Fame has audible wands to dial a specific number associated with an exhibit to hear corresponding information. Call 615-416-2001 for more details.
Web site: www.southwest.com
Southwest Airlines will assist customers with disabilities and you can even check special online fares. Call 1-866-281-8464 for more information.