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National Association of the Deaf

Contact Information

8630 Fenton Street, Suite 820
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3819

301-587-1788 (Voice)
301-587-1791 (FAX)
301-587-1789 (Voice - TTY)

Internet Resources


The National Association of Deaf (NAD), founded in 1880, safeguards the civil rights of deaf and hard of hearing Americans. As a national federation of state association, organizational and corporate affiliates, the advocacy work of the NAD encompasses a broad spectrum of areas including, but not limited to accessibility, education, employment, healthcare, mental health, rehabilitation, technology, telecommunications and transportation. The NAD Web site ( has a wealth of advocacy information and resources.



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Date Entered: 5/1/1998
Date Edited: 3/19/2013
Date Revised: 6/7/2013
Health Referral Number: HR0392
Accession Number: DP91A0350

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