Acronyms


Categorized Lists: Deaf Organizations, Interpreter Organizations, Certification


AADB - The American Association of the Deaf-Blind

ADA - Americans With Disabilities Act

ADWAS - Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services

ASLTA - ASL Teachers Association

AVLIC - Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada

CDHH - Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

CIT – Conference of Interpreter Trainers

CODA - Children of Deaf Adults

CSD - Communication Service for the Deaf

DAW - Deaf Awareness Week

DBC - Deaf Bilingual Coalition

DPC - Deaf People of Color

DPHH - Deaf Professional Happy Hour

DSA - Deaf Seniors of America

DWOW - Deaf Women of Oregon and Washington

DWU - Deaf Women United

EFSLI - European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters

GUAA - Gallaudet University Alumni Association

IDC - Intertribal Deaf Council

IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (PL 94-142)

IDSL - International Day of Sign Language

JNAD - Junior National Association of the Deaf

MSSD - Modal Secondary School for the Deaf

NAD - National Association of the Deaf

NADC - National Asian Deaf Congress

NAOBI - National Association of Black Interpreters

NBDA - National Black Deaf Advocates

NCHDHH - National Council of Hispano Deaf and Hard of Hearing

NTD - National Theater of the Deaf

RAD - Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf

RID - Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

USADSF - USA Deaf Sports Federation

WASLI - World Association of Sign Language Interpreters

WFD - World Federation of the Deaf