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National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
Chief Executive Officer: Howard Rosenblum
Address: 8630 Fenton Street, Suite 820, Silver Spring, MD, 20910-4500
Voice: (301) 587-1788
Fax: (301) 587-1791
Last updated: 2011 Jun 30
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD), founded in 1880, is a federation of state associations, organizational and corporate affiliates, and individuals advocating for the civil rights of deaf and hard-of-hearing Americans. NAD’s advocacy work encompasses a broad spectrum of areas such as accessibility, education, employment, health care, mental health, rehabilitation, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. The NAD Web site offers advocacy information and resources related to legal rights and other concerns affecting individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.