NAD Supports Maine Deaf Community
On Wednesday, October 25, 2023 there was a mass shooting at a deaf cornhole tournament in Lewiston, Maine. Several people were reportedly shot and a few deaf people were killed.
The NAD, along with the Maine Association of the Deaf (MeAD), commit our support for any needs of the Maine Deaf Community, and express our condolences for the families, friends, and communities in Maine.
We value and advocate for communication access for the Maine Deaf Community and the NAD stands by to support the MeAD as the communities recover from this tragedy.
We encourage people to consider the following resources:
- DeafLEAD (view their Instagram post)
- National Deaf Therapy (view their Instagram post)
- NAD’s Position Statement on Accessible Emergency Management