Monthly Archives April 2019

Blog: British Deaf Association Scotland

Blog: British Deaf Association Scotland The British Deaf Association (BDA) stands for Deaf Equality, Access, and Freedom of Choice. It is important to the BDA that Deaf people should have the right to choose to sign or speak or both without sanction and without obstacles. Equality means that Deaf people are able to access information and support in their preferred language, and have the same opportunities to achieve the same life outcomes as hearing people. Recognition of British and Irish Sign Languages in legislation is essential to raising awareness, recognition and respect to achieve equality of access and opportunity for Deaf people. We
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