Welcome to OAD website!

We, the Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing citizens, realizing our value of mutual assistance and co-operation in matters essential to our general welfare and its mission to promote, protect, and preserve the civil rights and advocate to enhance the quality of life for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals.

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Expert Tax Service
Finance & Law, Interpreting
Serving Portland Area

CymaSpace
Education, Interpreting, Organization, Recreation
Serving Portland Area

Clackamas River Growlers
Businesses
Serving Statewide

We The Deaf People - WTDP - OREGON
Interest Groups
Serving Statewide

Deaf People United - OREGON
Interest Groups
Serving Statewide

Press releases

  • November 2015, OAD is pleased to announce that City of Portland, Oregon has mandated all types of businesses to turn on captions and cannot be turned off during the business hours. | Download
  • September 2015, OAD Elects New Board Members | Download
  • February 2015, Oregon Association of the Deaf and Washington State Association of the Deaf to Host Legislative Advocacy Training Provided by National Association of the Deaf | Download
  • September 2014, Oregon-Based Organizations Unite to Address the Inequity in Communication Access for Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Inmates | Download

Upcoming events


ASL Chat/Coffee Friday nights - Salem

July 1, 2016 @ 7:00PM
Region: Statewide
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Social at SOZO Tea and Coffee House in North Bend

July 1, 2016 @ 5:00PM
Region: Statewide
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ASL Social in Eugene

July 1, 2016 @ 5:30PM
Region: Statewide
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