Welcome to Florida Association of the Deaf!

                                                                          !! Alert !!                                                                        

Deaf Awareness Day at the Capitol is still ON!

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                                             Mission Statement                                                              

The Florida Association of the Deaf, Inc. (FAD) is affiliated with the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and seeks among other important things:

* To promote and safeguard the educational system for self-preservation.

* To promote awareness of communication difficulties, and methods.

* To promote in the use of communication devices.

* To promote in the use of protective signaling devices (smoke detectors, alarms and others).

* To serve as a watchdog of legislation or practices that may affect Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened individuals.

* To support, with reason, all phases of various organizations and associations working with and for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened individuals.

* To support fully the affiliated clubs and Associations of the Deaf in Florida in their efforts to bring about greater civic and social interaction of the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened community.

                                                      FAD and You                                                   

The FAD is an organization that promotes Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Late Deafened Floridians to interact with each other as well as with the hearing community, legislature and agencies/organizations serving Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Late Deafened citizens. We help you to get the most from your lifestyle. FAD functions as the state organization to promote the well-being of an individual.

FAD makes every attempt to ensure your satisfaction while you are a resident of Florida here, and assist in making Florida a better place.

                                                       FAD Bylaws                                                     

As of May 16, 2009, these bylaws was recently revised and approved during the 2009 Statewide conference in West Palm Beach, Florida.

You may download a file of your preference, PDF or MS Word File.

Click Here to Print FAD Bylaws in PDF form

Click Here to print the FAD Bylaws in MS Word File

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