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. BOCES Sued for Discrimination
    Huntington Station, NY – Ryan Griske of Lindenhurst, New York, filed suit today in federal court against Western Suffolk Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) for discrimination based on disability in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and the New York State Human Rights Law. BOCES, a state operated educational program... Read more »
  2. National Deaf Youth Day 2018
    Today is March 6th, National Deaf Youth Day! To celebrate, we invite you to join our fundraising campaign for the Youth Leadership Camp program. Through out today, we will release six videos, one by one, every hour via the NAD Youth Programs’ Facebook page. Meet Maguire Meet Noel Meet Shira Meet Kurmith Meet Sajiran Meet Marla... Read more »
  3. Nominate Someone
    Do you know someone who has done a lot for the deaf and hard of hearing community? Here’s your chance to make sure those who have done so much get the recognition merited by their work. Each award has a different purpose, and you can recommend someone specific for each type of award that best... Read more »
  4. Ask Howard Anything / March 2018
    Deaf roles belong to deaf actors (#DeafTalent), hearing actors must stop misappropriating those roles. #AskHoward View both listings    
  5. President Updates — February 2018
    President Melissa shares self-advocacy tips and Deaf Grassroots Movement march and rally updates. #NADboard