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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.

UMD Agrees to Continue Efforts to Improve Experience for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Fans

Wed, 27 Jul 2016

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.

Dr. Yerker Andersson: International Leader and Activist

Wed, 20 Jul 2016

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. 

Deaf Woman Sues North Dakota Courts and Police for Discrimination

Tue, 14 Jun 2016

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.

Good Luck Nyle!

Sun, 22 May 2016

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Who's tuning in Monday (May 23, 2016) to watch Nyle Dimarco's final Dancing With the Stars performance? The NAD staff had fun doing our own version of dancing with the stars -- although, evidently, we're not as good as him…. Nyle, we're rooting for you!  If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

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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.

Submitted by admin—Fri, 24 Jun 2016

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The NAD is excited to release the first of the new video series, Deaf History That! In this brief episode, learn what were one of our favorite pastimes. If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

Submitted by admin—Thu, 23 Jun 2016

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NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum announces an exciting new web video series to be released soon! The AHA Series is also available at www.nad.org/AHA. If you're reading this from your mobile, view the video here.

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