NAD Update

Watch the video on their Facebook page: [Click here]

The NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum shares news about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how the U.S. Government has failed to make information accessible in ASL, how this disease affects education and employment access, how this affects the NAD office, and that the NAD Conference is still going on as planned. #CoronavirusInASL

Topic #1 at 0:00 — Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Topic #2 at 2:13 — Government Communications about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Topic #3 at 5:02 — Deaf Students’ Access During University Remote Status
Topic #3-B at 6:41 — Deaf People’s Access During Employment Remote Status
Topic #4 at 7:10 — The NAD Goes Remote
Topic #5 at 7:40 — #NAD2020 Still On

Resources about COVID-19*
– World Health Organization (WHO)https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus
– Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
– The Daily Moth (general page)
– Minnesota Department of Healthhttps://youtu.be/Q8bUdMEsiPQ
– Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH)https://youtu.be/IinFKi5zykE
*note: this list is not comprehensive

NAD Advocacy Letters
– Education (to use for remote studies/employment): https://www.nad.org/…/advocacy-letter-courses-examinations.…
– Healthcare Providers (to use for effective communication with healthcare providers): https://www.nad.org/…/advocacy-letter-healthcare-providers.…

Submit a Complaint about CDC and HHS for their failure to include ASL videos about Coronavirus (COVID-19):
– Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://wwwn.cdc.gov/dcs/
– U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/about-us/contact-us/index.html or email HHS at OCRMail@hhs.gov
– Contact the NAD: https://www.nad.org/contact-us/

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