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. 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 »
  2. 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 »
  3. NAD Demand Letter to RID
    Melvin Walker, President Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf 333 Commerce Street Alexandria, VA 22314 Dear President Melvin Walker:  The National Association of the Deaf (NAD), as the nation’s premier civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals issues this letter to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) to demand... Read more »
  4. President Updates — May & June 2018
    Enjoy President Melissa’s last video for the 2016-2018 term! She discusses the five priorities from 2016-2018, shares a quick update for some committees, and encourages you to join us in Hartford — it’s not too late!
  5. Updating the Code of Professional Conduct
    Note: Originally published in the Fall 2017 NADmag Issue. — PDF Download —  As long as there have been deaf and hard of hearing people, there have been interpreters. The dynamics between interpreters and deaf persons have always been complex and layered. Interpreters often have different roles: family members and strangers, teachers and students, employers... Read more »