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. Ask Howard Anything / July 2018
    The NAD created recommendations to help guide schools for the deaf and/or state departments of education that are seeking to search for and select new school leaders. The goal of these recommendations is to support schools for the deaf in their search and selection process to find and hire the best possible candidates to take... Read more »
  2. President Updates — July 2018
    President Melissa’s first video for the 2018-2020 term discusses the five new priorities.
  3. Landmark Settlement Reached in Class Action Will Provide Vital Accommodations for Deaf Prisoners
    Fairness Hearing scheduled for tomorrow – the 28th anniversary of the ADA **UPDATE UPDATE: The judge ruled in favor of the deaf prisoners! The case is over and the settlement is approved — deaf prisoners in Illinois get access! #win #deafprisoners** Chicago (July 25, 2018)– A groundbreaking settlement has been reached in a class action that will... Read more »
  4. The 2018 Builders
    Introducing you to our  B-U-I-L-D-E-R-S! PHOTO DESC: A close shot of Jimel standing in front of a field of trees. Camp Director: Jimel Wright PHOTO DESC: A close up shot of Zoe smiling to the camera. Zoe is standing in front of a red background. Assistant Camp Director: Zoe Rodriguez PHOTO DESC: Tory is smiling... Read more »
  5. Announcing YLC Blog Site for 2018!
    Welcome to the NAD Youth Leadership Camp blog site for 2018! This year, we will explore the Prism of Possibilities. Endless possibilities. Influential leaders. Dynamic teamwork. This summer will bring out so many different possibilities. It all starts with you. We, the Builders, are excited to start our summer with you! Image Desc: The handshapes... Read more »