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Death Notice

Anna Belle McClung Yates, wife of Fred P. Yates, Jr., passed away on September 23, 2015.  A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, September 26, 2015, at the Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.  Please check the Obituaries or the link below for more information.


Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes

18 West Frederick Street

Staunton, VA 24401


VAD Conference

June 25-27, 2015

Announcing the 59th Biennial VAD Conference at Roanoke VA June 25-27, 2015!
The Conference will be held at Holiday Inn Valley View in Roanoke.
April 27 was the deadline for submitting proposed amendments to the Bylaws Committee.
VAD announces

Mother of the Year

Margaret S. Taylor, of Glade Hill, VA, has been selected as the Mother of the Year for 2015.

Click here to see her bio.

Not a Member of VAD?  No problem, use either form:

VAD Leadership

Training Workshop

VAD Leadership Training Program (flyer)

  • March 14, 2015 - Northern Virginia Association of the Deaf

  • April 25, 2015 - Blue Ridge & Skyline Chapters

  • (Postponed to Fall 2015) - Greater Richmond & Hampton Roads Chapters

Message from VAD President Ladonna Larsen

Photos from

VAD Legislative


Photos from VAD Legislative Workshop

NAD Region 1 Update

2014-16 NAD Priorities with Rationales
Mother & Father of the Year
for 2014
Announcing VAD's Mother & Father of the Year for 2014!

Pictures of Mother of the Year Celebration for Harriet Lois Koch
(The reception was hosted by the Skyline Chapter)

Pictures of Celebration for Harry Lynn Taylor
(The reception was hosted by the Blue Ridge Chapter

VSDB Reunion

October 2-4, 2014

VSDB's 175th Anniversary Reunion Pictures and Videos

The Reunion is in the Facebook!  Click here!


VAD Conference

June 21 & 22, 2013

Ask not what VAD can do for you;

ask what you can do for VAD

Information & Forms for 2013 VAD Conference in Fairfax, VA.


2014 VSDAA Reunion Committee is selling Sweat Shirt, Polo Shirt, Fleece Vest, and Denim Shirt with VSDB logo (see left).

2014 VSDAA Reunion Order Form  

Few left in stock.

 VSDB Commemorative Throw Blanket (new order form for 2010)


The Skyline Chapter is selling VSDB throw blankets designed by the VAD 2009 Fund Raising Committee.  Please click the link for more details.


Few left in stock.

VSDB Commemorative Pillow (new order form for 2010)


The VAD 2009 Fund Raising Committee is selling VSDB commemorative pillows.

Please click the link for more details.


Few left in stock.


Optical Illusions
Are your eyes tired?  Bored?  Want to look at something strange?

VSDB Museum
See photos to see what the museum looks like.


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Help VAD raise funds for the Leadership Training Program by ordering:

Top Ten Reasons for Learning ASL



The Top Ten Reasons for Learning ASL
was created and copyrighted by
the Virginia Association of the Deaf, Inc.
in 2001.

VAD is proud to be a cooperating member
of the National Association of the Deaf.


Copyright 2005 Virginia Association of the Deaf, Inc.