NNAD AT GLANCE
To advance and promote the rights of the Deaf in Nigeria.
Belief that the Deafs and their families have a fundamental right to accessible services in all aspects of their lives and the recognition of Deaf Excellences
NNAD vision is of an inclusive society where the Deafs are fully integrated, with equality of opportunity and participation. It is our role to make this Vision a reality by promoting the equal rights for the Deaf and enhancing their life opportunities.
Recognition of the Nigerian Sign Language (NSL) as the preferred language and medium of communication among of the Deafs in Nigeria
To improve the Welfare, promote inclusion and well-being of deaf people across Nigeria.
NNAD aims to work closely with the legislators in order to persuade and influence them on the need for improved access to legislative proceeding for the deaf citizens. This is with a view to have deaf representatives in the senate, House of Representatives and House of Assemblies of the Nation.
State Branches & Association
NNAD membership encompasses every deaf across the entire 36 states in the 6 Geo-Political Zones in Nigeria. Follow below to locate your state zone and Chairman information
NIgeria Deaf Women
NNAD Women's wing which is the sole umbrella body of all Nigeria Deaf women in the Country.
NNAD YOUTH WING
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BLOG & RESOURCES
– By Julius Shemang (African Deaf Initiative) Paper presented by Julius Shemang; he lost his hearing at the age of 16,read Special education but later took up advocacy issues of the rights of the Deaf and other Nigerians with disabilities; he is teacher, writer, publisher and rights activist; he was the first deaf person in
– By Julius Shemang ( African Deaf Initiative) Paper presented by Julius Shemang; he lost his hearing at the age of 16,read Special education but later took up advocacy issues of the rights of the Deaf and other Nigerians with disabilities; he is teacher, writer, publisher and rights activist; he was the first deaf person
– By Raji Ade Oba (RAJ COMMUNICATIONS) “Disability, if “unchecked”, does not only affect personal and family functioning, it undermines every civilized nation’s capacity to realize its human and capital potentials.” — By Raji Ade Oba Nothing gives me greater joy and more gratification than a discussion regarding disability and the health condition of our
– By Raji Ade Oba (RAJ COMMUNICATIONS) “For the Deaf, the eyes have become our most critical tools for life. With this pair of eyes, we see, we feel, we hear, we perceive, and with them we understand the dynamics of the world around us. But without this pair of eyes, we are as good
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