National Association of the Deaf

Issues & Resources



Throughout its history, the NAD has celebrated achievements that have improved the quality of life for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.  The advocacy efforts of the NAD, including those led by the NAD Law and Advocacy Center, continue as new challenges arise.

Here you will find a wide range of information for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and friends.  This information is also helpful for employers, businesses, and government agencies seeking to provide equal opportunity and equal access for ind