“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much"

Helen Keller

Welcome to National Association of Deafened People

We are a UK Disabled People Organisation (DPO) founded in 1984 A main objective of NADP is to increase awareness of the specific needs and requirements of deafened people, to ensure they have full access to communication, information, employment and services. Please get in touch with us if you need help – or would like to help us in some way

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I went along to an NADP conference thinking I’d have no idea what was going on, but it was wonderful. At last I was meeting people in the same situation as me, and when the speaker walked onto the platform every word appeared on the screen behind him, courtesy of a speech to text reporter. NADP Member

“I have been an NADP member for under a year and in that time I have found great encouragement from the email group. I have learnt so much about how deafened people live their lives especially when travelling, attending appointments and the theatre etc. Many times I have thought ‘if they can do it so can I’. NADP Member