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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.

How Accessible Are Those State & Local Websites?

Fri, 26 Aug 2016

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NAD Staff Attorney Debra Patkin explains about the Department of Justice seeking input regarding state and local websites, are they accessible? If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

NAD Responds to Police Shooting in NC

Tue, 23 Aug 2016

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NAD President responds to the police shooting in North Carolina. If you're reading this from your mobile, view her response here.
 
UPDATE: We were just informed about another tragic incident in Louisville, Kentucky involving the death of another deaf man, Darnell Wicker. We are including his incident in our investigations regarding police shootings that involve deaf people.

Emergency Assistance Resources for Survivors of Disaster Flooded Areas

Fri, 19 Aug 2016

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is concerned with ensuring that deaf and hard of hearing individuals living in areas that have been tremendously impacted by recent natural disasters receive information, resources, and access to services to help them recover from the disaster. In late June 2016, West Virginia was hit by storms that created unprecedented flooding throughout two thirds of the state. More than 8,000 survivors of the West Virginia flooding have registered for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Introducing 2016-2018 NAD Youth Ambassadors

Fri, 19 Aug 2016

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – On Friday, July 8, 2016 – Tanea Brown and Jeffrey Spinale, Jr. were named as the National Association of the Deaf Youth Ambassadors for 2016-2018!  The Youth Ambassador Program (YAP) Competition took place in Phoenix, Arizona during #NAD2016, July 5-9, 2016 with Sandra Mae Frank and Jeremy Lee Sanchez as the fantastic emcees for the event. 

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Submitted by admin—Tue, 16 Aug 2016

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Linsay Darnall, Jr. introduces Melville Ballard and shares some interesting facts about him. If you're reading this from your mobile, view the video here.

Submitted by admin—Thu, 11 Aug 2016

Go ahead and explore the #NAD2016 Photo Album on Flickr or Facebook. Enjoy.

Submitted by admin—Fri, 29 Jul 2016

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Learn how the New England Gallaudet Association of the Deaf help prompted the establishment of the NAD. #deafhistoryTHAT #ASLstories  If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

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