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June 19, 2012
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is proud of its active support for the #captionTHIS movement. A grassroots campaign energized by the deaf and hard of hearing community, #captionTHIS is pushing for 100% captioning for online video clips, programs and movies not shown on television.
The National Association for the Deaf (NAD) announces that South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard will be unable to attend the 51st Biennial NAD Conference on July 3 - 7, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky.
On July 29, 2009, President Barack Obama signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). At the present time, 153 countries have signed this international treaty recognizing the civil and human rights of people with disabilities. However, only 112 of these countries have taken the necessary step of ratification, which makes a country's participation official in the treaty.
The Board of Directors of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) released a statement on marriage equality for all. In this statement, the NAD expresses strong support for the rights of GLBT deaf and hard of hearing individuals to marry, with all the legal protections that are afforded by marriage.
NAD Statement on Marriage Equality
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is pleased to announce that Lisa Bothwell, a fourth-year law student at Loyola University in New Orleans, is the first recipient of the Nancy J. Bloch Leadership & Advocacy Scholarship.
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) has planned a wonderful conference schedule for the 51st Biennial NAD Conference in Louisville, Kentucky on July 3-7, 2012 with special emphasis on protecting education for deaf and hard of hearing children and enhancing our political skills.
On April 18, 2012 from noon to 1 pm, renowned author Jack R. Gannon will be the featured presenter as part of the Deaf History Lecture Series at Gallaudet University in the SLCC Atrium.