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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.

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What happened in Henniker, New Hampshire? #deafhistoryTHAT #ASLstories  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.

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What are you doing this summer? We want you to join us in Oregon for the Youth Leadership Camp! The deadline for camper applications is January 2, 2017.  The deadline for staff applications is March 31, 2017.  If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.
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NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum shares thoughts regarding the recent elections. The election results will lead to big changes, including a different President, a different Congress, and a different Administration. For 136 years, the NAD has worked with and against many different Presidents, Administrations, and Congress. The AHA Series is also available at www.nad.org/AHA. If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.
 

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.

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Who was one of the pioneers of Deaf people? Learn about Edmund Booth! If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.
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Media Expert Group Chair Linda Bove explains their position statement available online. If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

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.

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