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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 and PepsiCo Tap Amber Zion to Bring ASL to Super Bowl XLVIII

Fri, 31 Jan 2014

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Actress Amber Zion selected to perform National Anthem
during pregame festivities at MetLife Stadium

The Battle for Accessible Housing

Thu, 30 Jan 2014

For many years, the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) has worked diligently to ensure that all deaf and hard of hearing people across the country have the same choices in housing as everyone else. Much work remains, but our efforts with the assistance of our allies have brought about some recent progress.

NAD Announces 2014 College Bowl Competition!

Tue, 28 Jan 2014

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is thrilled to announce that it will once again host the popular College Bowl competition during the 52nd Biennial NAD Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, July 1-5, 2014. Held at every NAD Conference since 1988, College Bowl is a spirited academic bowl style event that brings together deaf contestants from top colleges and universities serving deaf and hard of hearing students. Teams of four students from each school vie for the coveted trophy and scholarships.

Honoring Douglas Bahl: Co-Founder of the Miss Deaf America Program

Fri, 24 Jan 2014

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) mourns the loss of Douglas Bahl, a extraordinary individual and a long-time supporter of the Miss Deaf America Program (MDAP) -- now revamped as the Youth Ambassador Program (YAP) -- under NAD Youth Programs.

2014 NAD YLC Applications Now Available!

Sat, 18 Jan 2014

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is pleased to announce that the 2014 NAD Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) will take place from July 21 through August 17. The Camp will take place at Camp Taloali, which features 111 acres of forested land located in the foothills of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains. Embark on this unforgettable journey this summer with NAD YLC. Camper and staff application forms are now online. The camper and staff application deadline is March 7, 2014. Apply today!

Share your work! Present at the NAD Conference!

Mon, 06 Jan 2014

Share your hard work on that research project or your great idea for the betterment of deaf and hard of hearing people! Look no further, submit your proposal for the 2014 Biennial NAD Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on July 1-5, 2014!  There is no better place to showcase your work, idea, plan, or project. Come and present to improve society or to promote your work!

Letter to Seattle Men's Chorus from the NAD, WSAD, RID and WSRID

Thu, 26 Dec 2013

December 24, 2013

Frank Stilwagner 
Executive Director
Seattle Men’s Chorus Flying House Productions
319 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122-5504

Dear Mr. Stilwagner:

Medical Student Obtains Access

Fri, 20 Dec 2013


Omaha, Nebraska – The final barrier to a medical education fell today in the historic case of Michael Argenyi v. Creighton University.   After a four year legal battle, a federal judge ordered Creighton University to provide captioning and interpreters so that Michael Argenyi can at long last complete his medical education.

Jenny Buechner Appointed to the NAD Board

Mon, 16 Dec 2013


The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Jenny Buechner as the Region II Representative to fill the remainder of the 2012-2016 term for the late Michael Berger.

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