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Tennessee (i /t?n?'si?/) (Cherokee: ???) is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States. It has a population of 6,346,105, making it the nation's 17th-largest state by population, and covers 42,169 square miles (109,220 km2), making it the 36th-largest by total land area. Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky and Virginia to the north, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, and Arkansas and Missouri to the west. The Appalachian Mountains dominate the eastern part of the state, and the Mississippi River forms the state's western border. Tennessee's capital and second largest city is Nashville, which has a population of 626,144. Memphis is the state's largest city, with a population of 670,902. Nashville has the state's largest metropolitan area, at 1,521,437 people.

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Peabody College of Vanderbilt University: Department of Special Education, Program in Visual Disabilities
Box 328, Peabody College
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 322-2249

Prevent Blindness Tennessee
95 White Bridge Road
Suite 312
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone: (615) 352-0450

Ed Lindsey Industries for the Blind
4110 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209
Phone: (615) 627-4012

Nashville Talking Library
505 Heritage Drive
Madison, TN 37210
Phone: (615) 862-5874

Tennessee School for the Blind
115 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: (615) 231-7300

Clover Bottom Developmental Center
275 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: (615) 231-5000

Tennessee Resource Center for the Visually Impaired
115 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: (615) 231-7340

275 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: (615) 231-5000

Tennessee's Early Intervention System
Office of Early Childhood
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (800) 852-7157

Andrew Johnson Tower
Tennessee Department of Education: Office of Special Education
710 James Robertson Parkway, 5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615) 741-2851

Tennessee Technology Access Project
Citizen's Plaza, 14h Floor
400 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37248
Phone: (615) 313-5183

VITAL (Visually Impaired Training and Learning) Center
1302 South Willow Street
P.O. Box 3467
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone: (423) 624-0025 10

Lions Volunteer Blind Industries/Opportunity East
758 West Morris Boulevard
Morristown, TN 37813
Phone: (423) 586-3998

Eye Center at Southern College of Optometry
1225 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
Phone: (901) 722-3250

Alliance for the Blind and Visually Impaired
4700 Poplar Avenue
Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38117
Phone: (901) 766-0600

Memphis City Schools: Colonial Visually Limited Center
1360 Colonial Road
Annex B
Memphis, TN 38117
Phone: (901) 761-8960

Temple Israel Sisterhood
1376 East Massey Street
Memphis, TN 38120
Phone: (901) 761-3130

Memphis Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
346 St. Paul Avenue
Memphis, TN 38126
Phone: (901) 523-9590 3403

Aniridia Foundation International
930 Madison Avenue, Suite 314
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-2380

West Tennessee Special Technology Access Resource Center
1119 Old Humboldt Road
Jackson, TN 38305
Phone: (731) 668-3888

Tennessee Rehabilitation Center
460 Ninth Avenue
Smyrna, TN 37167-2010
Phone: (615) 459-6811

Tennessee Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Tennessee State Library and Archives
403 7th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243-0313
Phone: (615) 741-3915

Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability
500 Deaderick Street, #825
Andrew Jackson Building
Nashville, TN 37243-0860
Phone: (615) 741-2056

Tennessee Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
400 Deaderick Street
11th Floor
Nashville, TN 37248-6200
Phone: (615) 313-4914

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic: Tennessee
205 Badger Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6216
Phone: (865) 482-3496

3030 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111-3527
Phone: (901) 415-2752