National Association of the Deaf

NAD Responds to Interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service



The National Association of the Deaf (NAD), the premier civil rights organization for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States, responds to the urgent concern regarding the interpreter on stage during Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 with three points. 

The NAD is always pleased when interpreters are provided at noteworthy events such as the inspiring memorial services for the beloved Nelson Mandela.  The NAD wishes to emphasize that in all such situations the interpreter must be vetted and cho