COLLEGE PARK, Md. – In partnership with the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), the University of Maryland and the NAD announce today several measures that are designed to better accommodate Terps fans who are deaf or hard of hearing. The changes are part of a lawsuit settlement and improvements have been rolling out since 2013. They now include an agreement to caption new and archived videos on UMD Athletics websites.
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) salutes the life of Dr. Yerker Andersson, a leader known and beloved throughout the world for his tireless advocacy on behalf of the entire deaf community. The NAD appreciates his dedication and service, including as a member of the NAD Board of Directors (2004-2008) and as long-time Chair of the NAD Committee on International Relations.
Jamestown, North Dakota – Christine Stein was wrongfully arrested and jailed after calling 9-1-1 to seek help from law enforcement, because she is deaf.