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NAD News

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 Supports AADB and HKNC on IP Relay Access

Thu, 13 Nov 2014

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.

NAD President Vlog Series -- November 2014

Wed, 12 Nov 2014

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The NAD President Chris Wagner shares an update regarding the five NAD priorities.

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]