The #NLTC2015 was a huge success with record number of registrants! Check out the flickr photo slideshow!
For this month's AHA segment, NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum shares the importance of being a registered voter. The AHA Series is also available at www.nad.org/AHA. If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.
Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, Michelle “Elle” Mendiola is a person that the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is excited to showcase as our #NADhandwave of September 2015. She has shown courage and leadership in her work as an advocate and counselor with the Chicago Hearing Society (CHS) as she provides one-on-one support to many individuals with compassion, empathy and support.
Fremont, OH – Licensed Practical Nurse Shirley Parrott-Copus filed a suit in federal court today alleging that Terra State Community College discriminated against her in violation of federal and state law when the College revoked her admission to its Licensed Practical Nurse to Registered Nurse (“LPN to RN”) Program on the basis of Parrott-Copus’ disability.
As our future leaders return to school for the new year, we are excited to recognize Jasi Kennedy, a student at the Texas School for the Deaf (TSD) in Austin, Texas! The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) recognizes her budding leadership including for her testimony before the Texas State Legislature regarding the importance of preserving the Texas School for the Deaf. This particular accomplishment came naturally to Jasi after watching her parents’ involvement in the community and legislative activism.
On this month of celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is only fitting that the NAD recognizes L. Dara Baldwin as this month’s #NADhandwave recipient. Dara is well-known within the Washington, DC metropolitan area, as well as nationally, as a dedicated advocate for all civil rights including disability rights.