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

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Carol Service for Deaf and DeafBlind People

Schools across Essex are busy rehearsing for the annual  carol service for Deaf and DeafBlind people to be held at Chelmsford Cathedral on Friday… Read more »

HMRC and RAD promise to improve access for Deaf people

    Following a successful pilot, HMRC and Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) have signed an agreement to continue working together for the… Read more »

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BOOTS™ UK stores have partnered with Royal Association for Deaf people to support more deaf people across East Essex

BOOTS™ UK stores have partnered with Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) to help the charity reach and support more people across East Essex… Read more »

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Information and Advice for Deaf Carers

Do you regularly look after someone who needs support? Do you do this for free? RAD has developed an information and advice service for… Read more »

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RAD Advocacy support in Essex

RAD is providing advocacy services in partnership with seAp and other local specialist providers to deliver advocacy to deaf adults living in Essex. We… Read more »