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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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Access Technologies, Inc.
Assistive Devices, Health, Libraries, Organization, Telecommunications
Serving Statewide

Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Government Agencies
Serving Statewide

Vancouver Kessid Church
Church / Religious organization
Serving Portland Area

Deaf Sense, LLC
Education, Recreation
Serving Statewide

Northwest Access Fund
Assistive Devices, Finance & Law
Serving Statewide

Upcoming events


ASL Night in Grant Pass

August 21, 2018 @ 5:30PM
Region: Statewide
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ODHHS Executive Committee meeting (Open to Public)

August 22, 2018 @ 1:00PM
Region: Statewide
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(Salem) Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

August 25, 2018 @ 2:00PM
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