Ontario Association of the Deaf (OAD) is Canada's oldest Deaf non-profit consumer
OAD is working for the purpose of ensuring equality and protecting
the rights of Deaf Ontarians. OAD was founded in 1886 by two Deaf instructors from
the Belleville Institution for the Deaf, now known as Sir James Whitney. OAD depends
on both public donations and government funding for our operations.
was incorporated in 1963.
Welcome to the Ontario Association of the Deaf
We were excited to inform you that the TD Bank Group again proudly supports OAD’s
Mayfest. We must thank TD for their true commitment as a loyal sponsor.