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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 Sues Harvard and MIT for Discrimination in Public Online Content

Thu, 12 Feb 2015

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Watch NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum share an update about public online videos with no captions. If you have any complaints regarding MIT or Harvard online videos with no captions, please contact the NAD – / 301-587-1788 or 301-328-1443.  

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For Immediate Release – February 12, 2015


NAD and VUDU Reach Agreement to Caption 100%

Mon, 09 Feb 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 VUDU, Inc., a wholly owned streaming entertainment subsidiary of Walmart, have reached an agreement for VUDU to caption 100% of programming content streamed through VUDU’s Video on Demand Service.

PARS Position Statement Available Online

Fri, 06 Feb 2015

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Submitted by admin—Mon, 02 Mar 2015

Samantha Altneu grew up in Central New Jersey.  She attended New York University (NYU), where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Social Work and Master of Social Work degrees.

Submitted by admin—Thu, 26 Feb 2015

Have you met Michael Kwame Agyin?  The NAD learned about him through the National Black Deaf Advocates (NBDA) celebration of Black History Month – we believe you should learn about him and his work too!  He has over 15 years of experience in working with youth with disabilities in California.

Submitted by admin—Wed, 25 Feb 2015

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Got a question you've been wanting to ask the NAD CEO, Howard A. Rosenblum? Looking for some clarification regarding a lawsuit? Wondering what the status is about something? The NAD is thrilled to begin a new video series, "Ask Howard Anything" to give YOU an opportunity to have your questions answered. Further information about online video clips can be found here.

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