We have some more treats in store for you!
There is a limited number of spots left for the Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) workshop at the 51st Biennial NAD Conference this July!
Jimmy Beldon, a nationally renowned interpreter educator, will lead this comprehensive Certified Deaf Interpreter training workshop. For only $135, you’ll get in a two-day workshop on the roles, functions, and ethics of deaf interpreting!
Upon completion, participants are eligible to take the CDI written exam after receipt of two certificates:
Attention foodies, coffee and tea lovers! It is a great thing when you can order your food or drink and know that you are making a contribution -- to the NAD!
We are thrilled to announce that two local spots in Louisville have agreed to donate a percentage of their proceeds to the NAD. We encourage you to stop by these establishments during your stay in Louisville, and enjoy their offerings!
Tickets for the Steamboat event are sold out, but there are plenty of other family-friendly events happening on the Fourth of July! If you registered for a combo ticket, but did not buy the optional Steamboat ticket, here are some ideas for you and your family to celebrate Independence Day in “the ‘Ville,” as Louisville is locally known.
The NAD is pleased to announce that the Kentucky Commission on Deaf and Hard of Hearing, (KCDHH) which is organizing the DeaFestival, was able to secure extra rooms at the downtown Louisville Marriott. The DeaFestival starts on the last day of the NAD 51st biennial conference! So if you still want to come to the conference and the DeaFestival, there's still a chance!
Rooms are limited and will be granted on a first come, first served basis. Please call the KCDHH to see whether you are able to get a room through them. You will be responsible for payment of the hotel room.
Today is the day of the #captionTHIS social movement in social media (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc.). What's this campaign all about, you ask? Thanks to the 21st Century Video Communications and Accessibility Act, more and more content are being captioned, but one glaring loophole in the law is that any content that's posted only online, and not on television, is not required to be captioned. This is a deep concern because more and more video content is being posted solely online.
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) wishes to respond to the outpouring of concern, opposition, and support regarding the choice of South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard as a plenary presenter during the 51st Biennial NAD Conference to be held July 3-7, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. As announced previously, Governor Daugaard is unable to attend the NAD Conference.
TONIGHT, Thursday May 31st, at MIDNIGHT is your last chance to take full