Welcome to RAD

The Royal Association for Deaf People (RAD) is committed to supporting Deaf culture, history and language. We consult with Deaf people to make sure we fully understand their needs.

We provide a wide range of services which Deaf people want and need. All of our services are delivered in British Sign Language (BSL). We also work with mainstream services to help them to ensure their services are accessible to Deaf people.

Click on ‘Play BSL video’ above to watch a film about the services RAD provide.

 


Latest News

New Deaf Achieve Workshops Summer/Autumn 2017

Deaf Achieve is a project funded by the Big Lottery Fund for three years (ending 2018) to provide support to Deaf people aged 18+… Read more »

Royal Association for Deaf people receives funding from the National Lottery for their Deaf Detectives project

The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) has recently secured National Lottery funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to explore and tell the… Read more »

Royal Association for Deaf people partners with seAp to provide Advocacy services in Torbay

The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) in partnership with seAp are providing Independent Health Complaints and Social Care Complaints Advocacy (where integrated with health)… Read more »

Royal Association for Deaf people nominated for Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year

The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) has been nominated for Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year. Being Deaf can be extremely isolating; everyday… Read more »

Royal Association for Deaf people celebrate 175 years of Deaf history with Evensong at St. Paul’s Cathedral

The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) hosted an Evensong at St. Paul’s Cathedral on Wednesday 7th June to conclude its 175th anniversary celebrations. RAD was established… Read more »