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Ultimately, these opportunities will enhance the quality of all Deaf women’s lives. Deaf Women United aspires to be a significant contributor to the community of Deaf women from all walks of life and this is accomplished by recognizing, valuing, and embracing their additional identities.
IDHHC's core functions are to:
Promote independence for individuals with a hearing loss;
Increase quality and number of sign language interpreters and CART providers;
Provide educational awareness regarding hearing loss; and
Provide statewide resources.
The advocacy scope of the NAD is broad, covering a lifetime and impacting future generations in the areas of early intervention, education, employment, health care, technology, telecommunications, youth leadership, and more
The Mission of the National Black Deaf Advocates is to promote the leadership development, economic and educational opportunities, social equality, and to safeguard the general health and welfare of Black deaf and hard of hearing people.
NCDB's primary mission is to support state deaf-blind projects as they assist educators, agencies, and organizations to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to help children with deaf-blindness learn, access the general education curriculum, and successfully transition to adult life.
RID has played a leading role in establishing a national standard of quality for interpreters and transliterators, encouraging growth of the profession, educating the public about the vital role of interpreters and working to ensure equal opportunity and access for all individuals. The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf envisions a future where the linguistic rights of Deaf people are recognized as equal to those of hearing