When and where was the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) founded? It was founded in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1880. The NAD headquarters are currently in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Who was Nellie Zabel Willhite? The first, Deaf, female licensed pilot who defied superstition when she soloed on Friday, January 13, 1928, after 13 hours of flight instruction and even had the number 13 painted on her plane.