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. Join us at #YLC2018!
    Join us at #YLC2018 at Stayton, Oregon! Important dates this year: February 2nd — Leaders (campers) application deadline March 31st — Builders (staff) application deadline July 12 – 18 — Staff Training July 19 – August 16 — YLC Camp! August 17- 19 — Staff Wrap-Up Don’t wait, apply today! Leaders Builders  
  2. NAD Announces Super Bowl LII ASL Performer
    Alexandria Wailes is an accomplished actor, director, choreographer and American Sign Language (ASL) consultant. She recently performed as Stage Manager & Mrs. Gibbs in the Pasadena Playhouse/Deaf West Theatre production of Our Town. Her other Broadway credits include: Deaf West’s Spring Awakening and Big River (Tony Honoree for Ensemble). Additional theater, television and film highlights... Read more »
  3. President Update — December 2017
    President Melissa has a fun little twist for this month’s video update, enjoy! #NADlove
  4. Ask Howard Anything / December 2017
    The NAD asks for a process in determining qualified, certified, and licensed interpreters for emergency related assignments. #AskHoward
  5. 2016-2017 Annual Report Released
    How many attended the Youth Leadership Camp in 2016? Where were the board meetings? How many legislative hours were done? What were the top 5 legislative issues? How many intakes did the NAD handle? What kind of financial activity did the NAD have last year? To the point, so much happened between April 1, 2016... Read more »