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The NAD is the nation's premier civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America.

#NAD2014 Conference Theme in ASL!

Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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Why is the NAD's Conference theme in ASL?  What do the three signs mean?

Seeking Baltimore County Residents

Mon, 14 Apr 2014

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is concerned about information not being readily accessible for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in case of an emergency; the NAD is interested in learning about Baltimore County residents who have experience with emergencies. 

Examples of good emergency planning include qualified interpreters during appropriate times, effective methods of communicating with residents who need shelter, and captioning on emergency announcements and warnings.  

In Memoriam: Phyllis Frelich

Fri, 11 Apr 2014

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) mourns the April 10, 2014 passing of Phyllis Frelich, a dear friend and supporter who has contributed tremendously to our community on many levels and helped elevate visibility of our culture to unprecedented levels during her life. Ms. Frelich was a phenomenal actress who was the first deaf person to win a Tony Award, and did so as Best Actress in the theater production of Children of a Lesser God.

Submit Your Proposed Bylaws Amendments via ASL or English!

Fri, 11 Apr 2014

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Individuals of the NAD may submit proposed amendments to the NAD Bylaws, using the Proposed NAD Bylaws Amendment Form provided online.  The NAD Board appointed member for Youth, Joshua Beckman, shares how any individual may submit their revisions via American Sign Language (ASL) or English.

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Submitted by admin—Tue, 15 Apr 2014

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Are you interested in attending the Council of Representatives (COR) that will take place during #NAD2014 this Summer?  Any individual, who is not a delegate, can attend the OGG Breakfast.  At that breakfast, as a group, OGG can select up to 6 individuals to represent all individual NAD members during COR at the 52nd Biennial NAD Conference.  This is your opportunity!

Submitted by admin—Fri, 11 Apr 2014

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The NAD Staff from Headquarters share their appreciation for all the volunteers who have supported the NAD.  Watch Howard A. Rosenblum, the NAD Chief Executive Officer, express his gratitude.  #NationalVolunteerWeek #NADthanksVolunteers #ThankYou #NADlove
 
 
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Submitted by admin—Thu, 10 Apr 2014

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