In Memoriam: Mervin D. Garretson, 21st NAD President & 5th Executive Director

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) mourns the loss of one of its greatest leaders – the only person to have served the organization both as a President and as an Executive Director. Mervin D. “Merv” Garretson passed away at the age of 89 on … [Read more...]

Op-Ed to Saturday Night Live

It is said there is a time and place for everything, including humor. Unfortunately, the Sign Language Interpreter skit on Saturday night hit the wrong "time" (fellow Americans struggling in a wake of a disaster) and "place" (content of getting … [Read more...]

Action Alert: Support Deaf and Hard of Hearing Truck Drivers!

ASL Services expresses its deep concern over the measures being considered, and the negative impact on Deaf community members that work as truckers. Deaf and hard of hearing truck drivers need your support! We need your help to tell the U.S. … [Read more...]

ASL Services at Disneyland’s Signin’ in the Street

The Downtown Disney District hosted a celebration of creativity in the deaf community last weekend and our team had a blast interpreting at this event! We'll post some pictures and videos later in the week so you can share a little of the awesome … [Read more...]

Evaluating Online Cancer Training

The Moores UCSD Cancer Center, Gallaudet University, Deaf Community Services of San Diego, Inc., and RID are evaluating a cancer education training program they have created for ASL interpreters. You may apply to participate if you are an RID … [Read more...]