About Us

Illinois Association of the Deaf (IAD) is Illinois' leading civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing Illinoisans. Established in 1877, IAD is committed to addressing numerous advocacy causes, including early intervention, education, employment, healthcare, technology, telecommunications, youth leadership and more.

Our Work

Meet our Team

Meet the people that are going to take Illinois Association of the Deaf to the next level.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors consists of the Executive Board, Chapter Representatives and Representatives from Affiliated Organizations. Click here to meet the team!
IAD has seven chapters throughout Illinois. Click here to learn more about our chapters.
Committees and Task Forces
IAD has various committees and task forces to help us address our goals. Click here to learn more about our committees and task forces.
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P.O. Box 2161 Palatine, IL 60078
Get in touch
E-mail: contact@iadeaf.org Phone: 224-800-1795