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The NAD is the nation's premier civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America.

#NAD2016 Call for Workshops

Mon, 16 Nov 2015


Got an idea to share with the community?  Any ground breaking research? What tools do you have that others should learn about? Submit your workshop proposal by January 10, 2016!

What is Your VRI Story?

Mon, 09 Nov 2015

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Have you used Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) in a medical setting?  A VRI Taskforce has been established to collect your stories in order to help develop guidelines.  So, what's your story? If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

NAD Is Committed to Schools and Programs for Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Thu, 29 Oct 2015

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NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum emphasizes the NAD's commitment to the future of schools and programs for deaf and hard of hearing youth. If you are reading this from your mobile, view the video here., Inc. Agree to Expand Closed Captions on Amazon Video

Wed, 14 Oct 2015

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD), a non-profit civil rights organization of, by, and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, and, a leading online streaming entertainment provider, have reached an agreement that will extend Amazon’s ongoing captioning even deeper into its back catalog of TV shows and movies streamed through its on-demand entertainment service, Amazon Video.

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Submitted by admin—Tue, 17 Nov 2015

For the month of November, the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is excited to recognize Lauren Maucere as our recipient! She is most recently known for her powerful keynote speech at the Bill and Melinda Gates Educational Summit in Seattle, Washington articulating why she became a teacher while emphasizing the importance of deaf and hard of hearing role models for deaf and hard of hearing children.

Submitted by admin—Wed, 11 Nov 2015

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NAD Public Policy Counsel Zainab Alkebsi explains two recent significant decisions from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) -- one about TTY compatibility and the other about prison communications.

Submitted by admin—Tue, 10 Nov 2015

Nadir Belabbas is interning with the NAD for one month as a representative of the Professional Fellows Program. The program links community leaders from the U.S. and four countries in North Africa for professional development purposes. Nadir is the President of Bejaia Union for the Deaf (BUD) in Algeria, North Africa which hosts cultural and socio-educational events for deaf youth.

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