Policy and Procedure Guidelines

{rokbox size=|850 650| thumb=|images/icons/PDF-icon.gif|}images/rules/PolicyProcedureGuidelinesAdopted8.2011.pdf{/rokbox} PPG:1:2011 – Definition of Deafhood: One concept of the term Deaf as mentioned in Article II Section 2.1 PURPOSE is “Deafhood” which has multiple meanings. First posted as a counter to deafness, ”it describes the life-long process by which Deaf identity can be cultivated, maintained and deepened. It is a philosophical…

Resources Center

National Association of the Deaf Deaf Youth of USA  Center on Deafness – Inland Empire  Deaf Community Services of San Diego  Deaf Counseling, Advocacy, Referral Agency  Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Center, Inc.  Greater Los Angeles on Deafness  NorCal Center on Deafness, Inc.  Orange County Deaf Equal Access Foundation  Tri-County GLAD  California Educators of…

About Us

Our Vision StatementThe vision of CAD is that the language, culture, and heritage of Deaf Californians will be acknowledged and respected in the pursuit of life, liberty, and equality. Our Mission StatementThe mission of the California Association of the Deaf is to preserve, protect and promote the civil, human, and linguistic rights of Deaf people…

Palm Springs Chapter

About PSCAD:Founded in August 2006 in Palm Springs, California, PSCAD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization under California Association of the Deaf known as CAD. PSCAD represents people who are Deaf for whom American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture collectively represent their primary experience and existence. PSCAD also represents deaf who have other primary channels…

Board of Directors

PresidentJulie Rems Smario Vice PresidentMarla Hatrak SecretaryNancy Amann TreasurerDodi Ellis   Member DirectorPatricia Branz Director at Large (North)Alyce Slater Reynolds Director at Large (South)Erika Thompson   Past PresidentDaniel J. Girard Youth ProgramAmanda Folendorf Deaf California AmbassadorElena Mayer  

Privacy Policy

The California Association of the Deaf (“CAD” or “us” or “we”) values the protection of individual privacy. This document sets forth CAD’s online privacy policy (“privacy policy”) for the website www.cad1906.org (“site”). By using the site, you the user (“you”) indicate that you have read and agree to be bound by this privacy policy. If…

Terms and Conditions

To continue to use this site please read the Terms & Conditions below, and complete the form to confirm your acceptance. The California Association of the Deaf (CAD), through the Blogs section of its website, seeks to encourage discussion regarding civil, human, and linguistic rights and related issues impacting the deaf and hard of hearing…

CAD’s History

by Emil S. Ladner It would be impossible, in this brief history, to recount all of the legislative, educational, economic, social, and other actions that have been undertaken by the California Association of the Deaf (CAD) throughout the last 100 years.  The Association has been the vigilant “watchdog” in protecting and promoting the rights and…