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This lists all Latest News items from the NAD and its affiliates. It also includes news items from outside groups on topics that are in line with the mission of the NAD. Media queries: please use our Contact form.

UMD Agrees to Continue Efforts to Improve Experience for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Fans

Wed, 27 Jul 2016

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – In partnership with the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), the University of Maryland and the NAD announce today several measures that are designed to better accommodate Terps fans who are deaf or hard of hearing. The changes are part of a lawsuit settlement and improvements have been rolling out since 2013. They now include an agreement to caption new and archived videos on UMD Athletics websites.

Dr. Yerker Andersson: International Leader and Activist

Wed, 20 Jul 2016

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) salutes the life of Dr. Yerker Andersson, a leader known and beloved throughout the world for his tireless advocacy on behalf of the entire deaf community. The NAD appreciates his dedication and service, including as a member of the NAD Board of Directors (2004-2008) and as long-time Chair of the NAD Committee on International Relations. 

Deaf Woman Sues North Dakota Courts and Police for Discrimination

Tue, 14 Jun 2016

Jamestown, North Dakota – Christine Stein was wrongfully arrested and jailed after calling 9-1-1 to seek help from law enforcement, because she is deaf.

Good Luck Nyle!

Sun, 22 May 2016

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Who's tuning in Monday (May 23, 2016) to watch Nyle Dimarco's final Dancing With the Stars performance? The NAD staff had fun doing our own version of dancing with the stars -- although, evidently, we're not as good as him…. Nyle, we're rooting for you!  If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

NAD Applauds DGM Efforts

Tue, 17 May 2016

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NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum applauds Deaf Grassroots Movement for their successful efforts on May 4, 2016. If you're reading this from your mobile, view the video here.
 
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Meet #NAD2016 Partners

Thu, 12 May 2016

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Find out who the three partners are for #NAD2016! Register at phoenix.nad.org by May 31, 2016! If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

PARS Priority Update

Wed, 11 May 2016

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Zainab Alkebsi, NAD Policy Counsel, gives an update regarding one of the 2014-2016 Priorities, Preservation and Advocacy of Relay Services (PARS). If you're reading this from your mobile, view the video here.

Educational Strategy Team Legislative Committee Report

Wed, 27 Apr 2016

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Kim Bianco Majeri, NAD State Legislative Affairs Coordinator, gives a report on behalf of the NAD Education Strategy Team (NAD-EST) Legislative Committee. If you're reading this from your mobile, view the video here.

#NAD2016 Kids Camp

Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Are you going to #NAD2016 in Phoenix?  Bring your kids!  Register your kids for Kids Camp at phoenix.nad.org by May 31, 2016. If you're reading this from your mobile, view the video here.

Nyle DiMarco and Language for Your Child

Sun, 03 Apr 2016

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Note: ASL provided by Joshua Beckman and voice-over provided by Adam Bartley.

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