British Deaf Association of Northern Ireland

British Deaf Association of Northern Ireland

The BDA is the UK’s leading membership organisation and registered charity run by Deaf people for Deaf people. The BDA delivers a range of services to achieve its aims of empowering Deaf people to overcome difficulties that they face on a daily basis.

WHAT WE STAND FOR:Deaf Equality

This means that Deaf people are able to access information, services and support in their preferred language, to have the same opportunities to achieve the same life outcomes as anyone else. UK-wide legal recognition of British and Irish Sign Languages (BSL and ISL) is key step in raising awareness, recognition and respect, and achieving equality of access and opportunity for Deaf people.

Access

Every Deaf person must have access to services from Government level down to their local shop in their preferred language.

Freedom of Choice

Every Deaf person should have the right to choose to sign or speak or both without sanction and without obstacles.

Services

The British Deaf Association of Northern Ireland provide many services to Deaf and hard of hearing people, and their families. 

These include Advocacy, BDA’s Charter for BSL/ISL, Deaf Roots and Pride, Access to Justice, and Family Signing in the Home.

For contact details for each project, please see: https://bda.org.uk/belfast-office/

For Sign Language users, you can arrange a Skype call by emailing one of our team members. 

Contact Details

NICVA will not disclose any contact details further to those published by the organisation below.

Address

Unit 5C
Weavers Court
Belfast
Co Antrim
BT12 5GH
United Kingdom

Phone

028 9043 7480

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