National Association of the Deaf

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.
  1. HR 620, Now What?
      The awful HR 620 passed in the House. That bill is bad for our rights. The fight is not over. Now, HR 620 goes to the Senate. The Senate may decide to vote or not vote on it. Find out which way your Representatives voted — “aye” means they supported the awful HR 620 while “nay”... Read more »
  2. Join us at #NAD2018
    Explore: hartford.nad.org. As we continue to plan and organize events for the next Biennial NAD Conference during July 3-7, 2018 in Hartford, Connecticut — we’d like to share our theme! The ASL talent is Laurent Clerc himself signing EDUCATE / PASS-IT-ON / SHARE; iIllustration done by Yiqiao Wang with story concept decided by the NAD... Read more »
  3. A Mushy Love Note for You…
    ((blushes)) we love you too. #NADlove
  4. An Attack on OUR ADA!
    Last week we sent out a call for help to contact Representatives to vote NO on H.R. 620. Today – we still need your help. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 620) this week. You need to tell your Representatives that this bill would... Read more »
  5. The Gift of Language Campaign
    Your deaf child can have it all! The NAD along with many national organizations and universities are here to support deaf children in receiving this gift. We are excited to launch the…. THE GIFT OF LANGUAGE CAMPAIGN! That’s right! We’ve got videos, a toolkit, infographics, and more resources for parents and families with a deaf... Read more »