About Us

The South Carolina Association of the Deaf, Inc. (SCAD) is a statewide organization working with and for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in South Carolina. SCAD is the South Carolina affiliate of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and focuses on promoting equal treatment toward deaf and hard of hearing citizens in education, employment, legislation, healthcare, and other fields pertaining to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing citizens of South Carolina.

Our Mission

The Association is committed to advocacy for all deaf and hard of hearing residents in South Carolina. They are to be assured of equal access to a comprehensive, coordinated system of services, and encouraged to achieve their maximum potential through increased independence, productivity and integration into the community.