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. President Update — September 2018
    President Melissa shares a brief recap about the NAD Board and Staff Retreat and explains about the International Week of the Deaf. She also reminds you to join a NAD committee and to register to vote! Other region representatives also share their updates: Region I Region II Region III Region IV  
  2. 2018-2020 Appointed Board Members
    The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) delights in announcing the two new Appointed Board Members to complete its Board of Directors for 2018-2020: Alicia Lane-Outlaw and Benro Ogunyipe. A Deaf business owner, Alicia Lane-Outlaw is president of AllOut Marketing, which provides services such as marketing strategy, web/print design, and online marketing. Her more than... Read more »
  3. Looking for 2018-2020 Committee Members!
    We want you to join our committees! Areas include: Bylaws Certified Deaf Interpreter Task Force Diversity Strategy Team Finance Governance Public Safety: Ambulance Public Safety: Fire Department Public Safety: Law Enforcement   Submit your interest by Sept. 30, 2018
  4. In Memoriam: Dr. Gerald “Bummy” Burstein
    Dr. Gerald “Bummy” Burstein of southern California, one of the greatest trailblazers of our community departed at the age of 91 on August 31, 2018. The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) mourns his passing; his distinguished life will continue to leave its mark for generations to come. Dr. Burstein (photo: Gallaudet University) was the... Read more »
  5. Ask Howard Anything / August 2018
    The NAD needs you to contact your Senators to tell them you oppose Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court and ask that they nominate another person. #AskHoward Review of Disability-Related Cases Involving Brett Kavanaugh by the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law Letters Opposing Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh from other Disability Rights Organizations American... Read more »