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.
The organization 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? Mayfest. We must thank TD for their true commitment as a loyal sponsor.
Working together to ensure a better future for Deaf Ontarians.
Provide leadership, resources, and activities that promotes and protect rights, equality, and access of Deaf Ontarians.
To our valued Deaf Consumers
Please fill out the Quality of Life form and
send to OAD office ASAP
Read the PDF about email and fax.
Brief announcement on 911 text for Deaf (CTRC) Click on image (Wayne) for ASL video
Dated - Feb 4, 2013
OAD received a letter from Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Re: Fire code and building code.
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Dated - Jan 24, 2013
UPDATES about CRTC
by CAD and BCVRS!!!!!
BCVRS is happy to finally share the news about CRTC updates that was well received by the committee ...
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Dated - March 13, 2013
Minister Dr.Eric Hoskins speaks about the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act(AODA)Please note that the video is captioned by clicking the cc icon in the bottom right corner.