Do you remember these? The NAD is celebrating #GIVINGTUESDAY by going back time, via fold and play style! Donate today at www.nad.org/donate. If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.
For this month’s #NADhandwave, the NAD introduces Carlos Aponte-Salcedo, a Nuyorican (a Puerto Rican from New York)! Carlos is a Mental Health Center coordinator at the Lexington School for the Deaf. Carlos works with many Lexington students but has worked diligently to expand on services and resources for Latino families and students. At the school, Carlos volunteers his time by being involved with the Diversity Committee, Lexington Strong (a club that promotes school pride), and the Parent Staff Association.
Olamide Adetunji was born in Lagos, Nigeria and moved to the United States to continue her education. She is currently a second year law student at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. She attended Howard University as an undergrad, where she majored in Political Science and Psychology. Olamide loves podcasts, so whatever free time she gets from law school, she finds new podcasts!
Chicago, IL – The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and two deaf individuals filed a lawsuit today against TD Ameritrade for refusing to provide captioning to make the audio content of their website accessible to deaf individuals. The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Daisy Cartwright has a lifelong passion for the welfare of deaf and hard of hearing children and community, and advocates for their rights. Ever since she completed college 40 years ago, she has devoted herself to volunteer service. She was among the first group of Peace Corps volunteers and was stationed in the Philippines. Since then, Daisy has traveled abroad and worked at different schools for the deaf with her husband.