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Welcome to NDAD.org

The mission of NDAD is to enhance the quality of lives of individuals facing health challenges.
Charitable nonprofit NDAD -- the North Dakota Association for the Disabled -- was founded more than 40 years ago by concerned citizens for the purpose of assisting people with disabilities and health challenges in the state of North Dakota, many of whom were ineligible for services from other agencies. NDAD's reach also includes border communities in surrounding states.

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NDAD wheelchair basketball resumes Jan. 14
January 05, 2018

NDAD wheelchair basketball resumes Jan. 14

NDAD-sponsored twice-monthly recreational wheelchair basketball in Grand Forks will resume 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, at the St. Mary's school gym. ...

NDAD holiday office hours
December 14, 2017

NDAD holiday office hours

NDAD offices will be closed Christmas and New Year's Day. Our Fargo office also will be closed Dec. 26 and have limited office hours Dec. 22 and 27. ...

Amelia Hulst benefit set for February
December 08, 2017

Amelia Hulst benefit set for February

A NDAD-sponsored benefit will be held in early February 2018 on behalf of Amelia Hulst of Grand Forks, who has invasive breast cancer. ...

Karen Schelinder
Karen Schelinder followed a path of helping others, ever since she served as a Lutheran church parish worker in the 1960s. When someone sought help, her philosophy had been simple. “There’s a reason they need it,” said Schelinder, told NDAD in an early 2013 interview. Karen died the following year at age 66.   In the ...
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Community Fundraiser:Oliver Iverson
Community Fundraiser: Oliver Iverson
Take part in the fundraiser for Minot native Oliver Iverson, a 2-year-old with leukemia. NDAD-sponsored community fundraisers are conducted by friends and families of one or more people with a disability or health challenge. NDAD acts as custodian of all funds raises. Learn more about this longtime free NDAD program today.
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