Inspiring and enabling our learners to support all Deaf and Deaf blind with new found confidence.


Significance is our award-winning signing choir

'Sign for Change' - WDDA Family Fun Day

Thank you to Significance Sign Choir, Rainbow Arts Dorset CIC, Arts2Educate, Sian Louise Photography, Sarah Haywood, 'Little Fingers, Big Feet baby & Toddler Signing Classes', The Sweet Peas, Bournemouth Deaf Club, Friends of Boscombe Chine Gardens, Aldi UK and Sainsbury's for supporting this event AND an extra special thank you to all the children and families who came together today to make the event such a success!

Show the Deaf community that you care

Did you know that WDDA offers bespoke BSL training packages for local organisations, businesses and workplaces? Our Bite Sized Introduction to BSL Communication Skills course can be tailored for your specific needs and delivered at your workplace

Congratulations to our BSL Level 1 2017/18 learners!

A huge CONGRATULATIONS to all our learners on Stefy’s Level 1 class at Bournemouth Deaf Club and George’s Level 1 classes in Poole and Dorchester – we are over the moon to confirm that our 2017/18 BSL Level 1 courses achieved a magnificent 100% pass rate with just one successful...

Hard of Hearing Communication Card now available!

As well as our Deaf Communication Cards for Deaf BSL users we are pleased to announce the launch of our WDDA Hard of Hearing Cards. These cards are available, free of charge, to those who have become deaf through illness or age. Our Communication Cards offer a clear and concise...

Aspire2bFree Charity Angel Day

Charity Angel Day at Bournemouth Deaf Club – Saturday 6 October 2018 There will be people available on the day to sign for those who are hard of hearing or deaf.  This is a special opportunity for those who use sign language to gain access to therapies and readings that...

*NEW* BSL Level 1 course at Beaufort Community Centre 2018/19

In order to help meet demand we are pleased to announce that we are putting on a second BSL Level 1 course for the 2018/19 academic year. This course will run on Thursday evenings 7-9pm at Beaufort Community Centre, Beaufort Road, Bournemouth (5 minute drive or 20 minute walk from...