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

Royal Association for Deaf people passes Advice Quality Standard with flying colours!

Everyone at the Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) are celebrating today for successfully passing the Advice Quality Standard (AQS), a nationally recognised quality… Read more »

The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) partners with Dorset Advocacy to deliver advocacy to Deaf adults living in Dorset

The Royal Association for Deaf people are pleased to announce their partnership with Dorset Advocacy to deliver independent, qualified advocacy support across a range… Read more »

Level 2 British Sign Language Course

Royal Association for Deaf people is running a level 2 British Sign Language (BSL) course at its Head Office in Colchester, starting on 21st… Read more »

Interested in learning British Sign Language?

Royal Association for Deaf people is running a level 1 British Sign Language (BSL) course at its Head Office in Colchester, starting on 20th… Read more »

Exactly how accessible is the information you share?

Exactly how accessible is the information you share? Watch the clip below to find out: Did you know, the Royal Association for Deaf people… Read more »