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NAD President Melissa takes a moment to thank our supporters, shares an update about the next NAD Board meeting, and asks you to consider hosting an ASL reading event for deaf children. If you're reading this from your mobile, watch her video here.

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To share news, stories, and updates -- deaf people always gathered often, sometimes even traveled for hours just to meet in town. If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

For December, the NAD would like to recognize two wonderful people, Kim Anderson and Chriz Dally, for their hard work in passing LEAD-K (Language Equality and Acquisition for the Deaf Kids) Legislation, SB 323, in the state of Kansas. Both Chriz and Kim were instrumental in making sure steps were taken for the bill to go through both chambers and get signed into law.  Thanks to their efforts, the bill passed and was signed into law on June 1, 2016.  Chriz was the spokesperson for the bill while Kim was the team leader.

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NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum shares the process of how the NAD Board chooses the site for a Biennial NAD Conference. The AHA Series is also available at www.nad.org/AHA. If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler announced on December 15, 2016 that he will leave the FCC on January 20, 2017. The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) expresses its gratitude to Chairman Wheeler for his steadfast support to ensuring accessibility in telecommunications, television, and the Internet.

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Do you remember these?  The NAD is celebrating #GIVINGTUESDAY by going back time, via fold and play style! Donate today at www.nad.org/donate.  If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

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What happened in Henniker, New Hampshire? #deafhistoryTHAT #ASLstories  If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.

For this month’s #NADhandwave, the NAD introduces Carlos Aponte-Salcedo, a Nuyorican (a Puerto Rican from New York)!  Carlos is a Mental Health Center coordinator at the Lexington School for the Deaf. Carlos works with many Lexington students but has worked diligently to expand on services and resources for Latino families and students.  At the school, Carlos volunteers his time by being involved with the Diversity Committee, Lexington Strong (a club that promotes school pride), and the Parent Staff Association.

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What are you doing this summer? We want you to join us in Oregon for the Youth Leadership Camp! The deadline for camper applications is January 2, 2017.  The deadline for staff applications is March 31, 2017.  If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.
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NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum shares thoughts regarding the recent elections. The election results will lead to big changes, including a different President, a different Congress, and a different Administration. For 136 years, the NAD has worked with and against many different Presidents, Administrations, and Congress. The AHA Series is also available at www.nad.org/AHA. If you're reading this from your mobile, watch the video here.
 

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