United Kingdom

United Kingdom

British Deaf Association (BDA)


Information and facts about United Kingdom and British Deaf Association:

Established: 1890
Full member of EUD since: 1985

Chair: David Buxton
Vice Chair: Lesley Davidson

Board Member: Robert Adam
Board Member: John Carberry
Board Member: Abigail Gorman
Board Member: Sabina Iqbal

Sign Language(s): British Sign Language & Irish Sign Language
Abbreviation: BSL & ISL

Number of Deaf Sign Language Users: 77,000
Number of Working Sign Language Interpreters: 1069

Convention: Signature 30 March 2007
Ratification: 08 June 2008

Optional Protocol: Signature 26 February 2009
Ratification: 07 August 2009

(St John Deaf Community Centre) 258 Green Lanes, Woodberry Down, London N4 2HE, United Kingdom

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (+44) 0207 697 4140
Website: www.bda.org.uk