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The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is pleased to announce that the NAD Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) will be from June 23 through July 20, 2015 at Camp Taloali, which features 111 acres of forested land located in the foothills of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains. This is a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed, with all fun activities in the midst of trees and in sight of the mountains. Don't wait! Camper and staff applications are now online.
On December 1, 2014, the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) filed, on behalf of several deaf and hard of hearing consumer groups, a Comment responding to the Notice of Proposed Rule-Making (NPRM) from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on movie theater captioning. This Comment seeks that movie theaters provide both closed captioning which the DOJ proposes as well as open captioning.
December 1, 2014; Baltimore, MD – Today, the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and the law firm of Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP filed a lawsuit in a Baltimore federal court against Key Brand Theatrical Group, Inc., The Hippodrome Foundation, and the Maryland Stadium Authority. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Baltimore resident Jessica Gill, alleges that the defendants are refusing to provide captioning for theatrical performances at the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore, in violation of federal disability law.
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) fully supports the recent press release from the American Association of the Deaf-Blind and Helen Keller National Center asking for immediate action to make sure that no deaf, hard of hearing, or Deaf-Blind person loses access to IP Relay as a result of Purple Communications' plan to stop providing IP Relay.
The NAD President Chris Wagner shares an update regarding the five NAD priorities.
The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID) and the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) come together in collaboration and in support to commend the New York City mayor’s office in the hiring of a Certified Deaf Interpreter working with a second interpreter, known to be seated in one of the front rows, to assure communication access for all viewers at the press conference on Friday, October 24, 2014, regarding the Ebola virus.
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) has learned with regret that Teresa Rogers, who was a long time employee at the Described and Captioned Media P