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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.

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 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.

Ask Howard Anything / March 2016

Fri, 25 Mar 2016

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Howard A. Rosenblum, NAD CEO, shares some outreach activities he has done within the past year and encourages people to build relationships. The AHA Series is also available at If you're reading this from your mobile, view the video here.

Amendments Recommended for the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2015

Mon, 14 Mar 2016

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Video: Donna Valverde, a member of the NAD Education Strategy Team (EST) shares an update regarding the NAD’s proposed amendments. If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

American Heart Association And National Association Of The Deaf Expand Accessible Heart Health Resources

Fri, 26 Feb 2016

DALLAS – February 26, 2016 – Cardiovascular diseases do not discriminate, and currently account for more than 17 million deaths worldwide each year.

9-1-1 Providers Sued For Denying Access To Deaf Citizens

Thu, 11 Feb 2016

Text-to-9-1-1 capability required by law and readily available to rectify the life-threatening barrier.

NAD, NFL, PepsiCo and CBS Announce Marlee Matlin to Perform ASL at Super Bowl 50

Tue, 02 Feb 2016

Academy Award Winner Marlee Matlin to perform National Anthem during pregame festivities at Levi’s Stadium for Super Bowl 50

SANTA CLARA, February 2, 2016 – The National Association of the Deaf (NAD), the National Football League, PepsiCo, and CBS are honored to announce that Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin will convey the beauty of American Sign Language (ASL) at Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, California.

YLC Seeks New Administrative Team

Tue, 02 Feb 2016

Are you fun, creative, and interested in working with the Youth of tomorrow? The National Association of the Deaf (NAD), is seeking a Camp Director, Assistant Director, Special Projects Coordinator, and Business Manager for the 2016 Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) session.

That’s right, we’re looking for four people to lead the administration team for our YLC session this summer! We encourage all interested persons to apply as soon as possible as we will accept submissions until the positions are filled.

Your application must include:

NAD and Gogo LLC Agree to Make Closed Captions Available on In-Flight Entertainment Systems

Tue, 26 Jan 2016

Deaf and hard of hearing airline passengers will soon have closed captioned, on-demand in-flight entertainment videos.  The National Association of the Deaf (NAD), a non-profit civil rights organization of, by, and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, and Gogo LLC, the global leader in providing broadband connectivity solutions and wireless entertainment to the aviation industry, have reached a historic agreement for Gogo to make closed captioning available for 100 percent of programming content sourced by Gogo and streamed through its on-demand in-flight entertainment service, Go

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