Welcome to NFADB!
The National Family Association for Deaf-Blind (NFADB) is the largest nonprofit national organization of families of individuals who are deaf-blind.
NFADB believes that individuals who are deaf-blind are valued members of society and are entitled to the same opportunities and choices as other members of their community
NFADB exists to empower the voices of families of individuals who are deaf-blind and to advocate for their unique needs.
NFADB appreciates the support of the Helen Keller National Center, Sands Point, NY and the Hilton/Perkins Program of Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA. The Hilton/Perkins Program is funded by a grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation of Reno, NV.
Webinars & Archived Newsletters Now Available Online
Click here to view the new Products page on the left of the navigational menu for more information about webinars and archived newsletters from the NFADB.
The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program
The goal of the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP) is to ensure that every person with combined hearing and vision loss has access to modern telecommunication tools and the training necessary to use them, granting every individual the opportunity to interact with the world as an involved, contributing member of society. The program — promoted by iCanConnect at http://www.icanconnect.org/ provides outreach, assessments, telecommunications technology and training free of charge to those who meet federal eligibility guidelines. For more information about the NDBEDP, including the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) consumer guide and eligibility rules, visit www.fcc.gov/NDBEDP.
Annual NFADB Membership Drive
Thank you for your involvement with the National Family Association for Deaf-Blind. Our yearly membership runs from January 1 through December 31. If you are due for renewal, please use our online renewal form. Don’t forget, NFADB is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and your membership dues are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.
Please consider taking this opportunity to make a tax-deductible donation to help NFADB continue to fund national advocacy efforts, educational programs, publications, a national symposium and family support. You can use PayPal “Donate” button on our homepage or send a donation to: NFADB, 141 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, NY 11050 (attn: Lori Bookstaver).
If you have any questions about membership or donations, please contact Lori at NFADB@aol.com