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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.

NAD, NFL, PepsiCo and CBS Announce Marlee Matlin to Perform ASL at Super Bowl 50

Tue, 02 Feb 2016

Academy Award Winner Marlee Matlin to perform National Anthem during pregame festivities at Levi’s Stadium for Super Bowl 50

SANTA CLARA, February 2, 2016 – The National Association of the Deaf (NAD), the National Football League, PepsiCo, and CBS are honored to announce that Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin will convey the beauty of American Sign Language (ASL) at Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, California.

YLC Seeks New Administrative Team

Tue, 02 Feb 2016

Are you fun, creative, and interested in working with the Youth of tomorrow? The National Association of the Deaf (NAD), is seeking a Camp Director, Assistant Director, Special Projects Coordinator, and Business Manager for the 2016 Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) session.

That’s right, we’re looking for four people to lead the administration team for our YLC session this summer! We encourage all interested persons to apply as soon as possible as we will accept submissions until the positions are filled.

Your application must include:

NAD and Gogo LLC Agree to Make Closed Captions Available on In-Flight Entertainment Systems

Tue, 26 Jan 2016

Deaf and hard of hearing airline passengers will soon have closed captioned, on-demand in-flight entertainment videos.  The National Association of the Deaf (NAD), a non-profit civil rights organization of, by, and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, and Gogo LLC, the global leader in providing broadband connectivity solutions and wireless entertainment to the aviation industry, have reached a historic agreement for Gogo to make closed captioning available for 100 percent of programming content sourced by Gogo and streamed through its on-demand in-flight entertainment service, Go

President Report About NAD-RID Partnership

Thu, 21 Jan 2016

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Chris Wagner, NAD President, gives a report regarding the NAD-RID Partnership. Transcript available here. If you're reading this from your mobile, view the video here.

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Submitted by admin—Fri, 05 Feb 2016

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NAD President Chris Wagner invites you to join us at the next Biennial NAD Conference!  If you're reading this from your mobile, view the exciting announcement here. Check out our #NAD2016 Conference website here!

Submitted by admin—Thu, 04 Feb 2016

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NAD Board Region IV Representative David Reynolds from the Education Strategy Team (EST) and NAD Appointed-Board Member Alicia Lane-Outlaw from the Outreach Committee give a brief update.  If you're reading this from your mobile, view their report here.

Submitted by admin—Wed, 27 Jan 2016

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NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum gives an update about streaming media in the air.  The AHA Series is also available at  If you're reading this from your mobile, please view the video here.

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