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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 Board Reports & 2017/2018 Announcement!

Tue, 27 Jan 2015

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Board members share their reports during the Board Meeting in Oregon. In this video, President Wagner announces the location for the upcoming NLTC Conference in 2017 and NAD Biennial Conference in 2018!  Video description and transcript can be found here.
Photos from the weekend can be found at our Facebook page or on Flickr.

Lawsuit Filed About VRS Calls

Thu, 15 Jan 2015

January 15, 2015, New York, New York –Mr. Larry Whitt of New York, New York filed a federal court complaint last Thursday against Prosper Funding, LLC, and Prosper Marketplace, Inc. (collectively “Prosper”), for refusing to accept calls placed through a Video Relay Service (VRS). Mr. Whitt called Prosper to clarify instructions about opening an account. When Prosper learned that Mr.

Our Work Is Not Done

Mon, 29 Dec 2014

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For this last #givingtuesday post, this video shows different community members sharing what’s left to do.  As you can see, our work is not done. Take two minutes to donate today (or anytime before Dec. 31, 2014) and your donation can be tax deductible!  Every $1 counts.
Transcript can be found here.


View Our Annual Report!

Tue, 16 Dec 2014

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We know you can't remember every single thing we've done in 2013-2014 but now, you can read our summary in the Annual Report! Watch NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum as he explains the Annual Report and how your donations can help 2015 be an even better year for us all!  Look at the NAD's report

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Submitted by admin—Fri, 16 Jan 2015

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and PepsiCo announced today that actress Treshelle Edmond has been selected to bring the beauty of American Sign Language (ASL) to one of the most popular sports and entertainment events of the year – Super Bowl Sunday.

Submitted by admin—Thu, 08 Jan 2015

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Do you live near Portland, Oregon? The NAD, Registry of Interpreters, Inc (RID), Oregon RID, and the Oregon Association of the Deaf (OAD) invite you to attend the town hall forum at 7pm on Saturday, January 17th in Portland, Oregon! Please join and bring your issues to us!  This forum is sponsored by the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at Portland State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Portland State University, and Portland State University. 

Submitted by admin—Tue, 23 Dec 2014

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Meet the volunteers who serve on the NAD Board of Directors! Enjoy this brief teaser with all the individual Board members.  Full length videos for the individual Board member is available online!

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