About GAD

About Georgia Association of the Deaf

  • Established in 1910, the Georgia Association of the Deaf, Inc., “GAD”, is the largest self-help consumer organization of persons with hearing loss in Georgia.
  • The main goal of GAD is to bring persons with hearing loss in Georgia together to advocate for equal rights.
  • GAD is governed by a Board, which is elected on a biennial basis. Its members support GAD and others interested in furthering GAD’s goals.
  • GAD is a state chapter of the National Association of the Deaf.