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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.

NAD & RID: Statement on Interpreting Services and the Media

Tue, 28 Oct 2014

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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.

NAD Remembers Teresa Rogers

Thu, 23 Oct 2014

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 Program (DCMP), has passed away on October 22, 2014.  The community has a lost a dear friend and valued colleague. 

The DCMP released a beautiful tribute for Teresa. 

NAD Efforts Lead to CDL Updates

Fri, 17 Oct 2014

October 2014 was a great month for deaf and hard of hearing truckers in the United States, with a long-awaited rule clarification and a historic meeting! The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) appreciates the efforts of leaders within the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) in working with us to change the system.

NAD Responds to Police Brutality Towards Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Wed, 08 Oct 2014

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The NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum discusses police brutality towards deaf and hard of hearing individuals.  
 
 
Video description and transcript: 
 
Video fades to soft blue and white background with the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) logo centered. Video fades to white then fades to Howard A. Rosenblum, NAD CEO, in the NAD Headquarters. The NAD logo appears as a light watermark in the bottom right.
 
HOWARD: I'd like to discuss a serious situation that recently happened in Florida.

Save Austine School Rally & March

Mon, 29 Sep 2014

Several NAD representatives attended the march and rally to show support for the Austine School for the Deaf in Vermont on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  View photos here.

NAD Retreat in Connecticut

Mon, 22 Sep 2014

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Watch President Wagner's short Board Report taken at Camp Isola Bella above.  [Video description and transcript available below]

NAD Announces New Board Members

Mon, 11 Aug 2014

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) today announces that its Board of Directors for 2014-2016 is now fully complete with the appointment of three new members. Joining existing and recently elected Board Members, we are delighted to welcome Sherri Collins as the new Region IV Board Member, and Alicia Lane-Outlaw and Pamela Lloyd-Ogoke as Appointed Board Members.

Another Birthday For George Veditz!

Mon, 11 Aug 2014

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The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) each year celebrates August 13th as George Veditz’ birthday.  He is well known for his preservation and promotion of sign language.  One of his famous quotes reminds us of our mission, “As long as we have deaf people on earth, we will have signs.”

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