Film at DAC Annual Exhibition

See the footage from our DAC Annual exhibition

 at the Norwegian Church in Cardiff Bay and interviews with exhibiting artist’s on ‘What’s Occurin – Cardiff’ on the new TV channel ‘Made in Cardiff’. The exhibition is there until 3rd January when it will then travel up to the Ucheldre Centre In Holyhead from Jan 13th to March 8th.

North Wales Deaf Association

North Wales Deaf AssocAt the grand old age of 20 NWDA has finally achieved its goal of owning a permanent centre where anyone with a hearing loss, themselves or their family members, friends, carers or colleagues, can contact or call in for advice and support from any of the services provided by the association.

NWDA can support your staff, services users and members in various ways.

  • Advice and Information
  • Community Support Services (form filling and benefit advice)
  • Communication Support (BSL, Lip-speaking, note-taking, DeafBlind Communication)
  • Equipment assessments and demonstrations and advice
  • Conwy & Cwysllt Family Support Group
  • I.P.S Lip-reading classes (lip-reading practice, Information, Practical advice and strategies to cope with your hearing loss)
  • Lipreading Support Groups
  • Talks and Demonstrations
  • Training (Sign Language – BSL, Deaf Awareness and Communication, Total Communication training)
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Hot Desking facilities and meeting room available for hire at reasonable rates

Please can you inform all your staff members and service users of our new contact details and the services provided.

North Wales Deaf Association, 77 Conway Road, Colwyn Bay LL29 7LN

Telephone 01492 530013       Minicom 01492 524983

Fax 01492 532615                   sms 07719 410355

Skype search for us using nwda.interpreting

Email          info@deafassociation.co.uk

Website     www.deafassociation.co.uk

Company Limited by Guarantee number 2959589    Charity number.1048017

‘Why are you pretending to be normal?’ – Self-help book

why are you pretending to be normalWelsh author Dave Rees who lives near Cardiff,  has co-written a book with his colleague, Dr Phil Friend OBE.  It is entitled ‘Why are you pretending to be normal?’

The Foreword was written by Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson who has obvious Welsh connections.

The book  is focused on either people with disabilities or carers of those with disabilities.

The link below shows the feedback that the book is receiving as well as a link to their website. They have also received very positive feedback from such people as the Right Honourable David Blunkett MP, Julie Fernandez (actress from ‘The Office’) and Sir Bert Massie CBE.

The self-help book for disabled people, employers and friends? “Why are you pretending to be normal?” available from