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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Oregon Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Interpreting, Organization
Serving Statewide

Beyond Tone
Media
Serving Statewide

Tri-County Sign Language Interpreting, Inc.
Interpreting
Serving Statewide

Central Oregon Deaf Resources
Media
Serving Central Oregon

Tilikum Deaf Centers
Human Services
Serving Statewide

Upcoming events


ASL Scripture Study Class in Portland

October 18, 2017 @ 7:00AM
Region: Statewide
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Silent Chat Night in SE Portland

October 18, 2017 @ 5:00PM
Region: Statewide
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Free ASL Class at Portland LDS Church

October 19, 2017 @ 7:15PM
Region: Statewide
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Press releases

  • August 2017, OAD elects New Board Members | Download
  • 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