American Association of the Deaf-Blind
July 2010 - AADB Financial Problems
Force Staff Layoff
The American Association of the Deaf-Blind (AADB) is a national
consumer organization of, by, and for deaf-blind Americans.
"Deaf-blind" does not necessarily mean totally deaf and
totally blind. It is a broad term that describes people who have varying
degrees and types of both vision and hearing loss together. Examples
are: hard of hearing and visually impaired, deaf and tunnel vision, hard
of hearing and blind, totally deaf and blind, and so forth.
Because of the diversity of deaf-blindness, our members use different
communication methods, including close up signing, tactile American Sign
Language (ASL), speech/lipreading, Braille, etc.
AADB has deaf-blind members from all walks of life with diverse
educational, vocational, social, and ethnic/racial backgrounds. Our
membership also includes many people who are not deaf-blind themselves
but who support AADB's mission and activities.
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 121
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
TTY Phone: (301) 495-4402
Voice Phone: (301) 495-4403
Fax: (301) 495-4404
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