Welcome to RAD

Founded in 1841, The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) provides services to Deaf people in their first language, usually British Sign Language (BSL) and supports mainstream providers to be more accessible to Deaf people.

Click on ‘Play BSL video’ above to watch an animation of our 2017 Annual Review.

 


Latest News

A message from the Chair of Trustees – Toby Burton – 9th July 2018

As you know the Board have been looking for a new Chief Executive to lead the Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD).  After running… Read more »

Royal Association for Deaf people’s response to Network Rail Campaign – ‘Level Crossings – Couple visiting the cinema, using British Sign Language’

On Friday 29th June 2018, a post was circulated on social media showing a copy of an email allegedly from Network Rail in response… Read more »

The Royal Association for Deaf people is working in partnership with Canterbury Citizens Advice Bureau to provide Information, Advice and Guidance Services to Deaf residents

In partnership with Canterbury Citizens Advice Bureau, the Royal Association for Deaf people is delighted to announce a new Information, Advice and Guidance Service… Read more »

The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) is working with Asist Advocacy to deliver advocacy to Deaf adults living in Stoke-on-Trent.

We offer independent, qualified advocacy support across a range of issues. Advocates ensure your voice is heard. An advocate is someone who provides advocacy… Read more »

Level 2 British Sign Language Course – Colchester

Have you already achieved level 1 in British Sign Language? Are you looking to build on your skills? Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD)… Read more »