Arthur first started at Birmingham Deaf School and then went onto Northampton Deaf Club. He was interested in sports and organised the MDSA’s cricket matches. In the 1960’s he became involved with the BDA, being the Secretary, then the Chair of the Midland Regional Council, organising many activities.
Board of Trustees
The Deaf community are paying tribute to Dr Terence (Terry) Riley OBE, a prominent broadcaster, campaigner and leader from the Deaf community, who passed away on Wednesday 9th October 2019.
The BDA are sad to announce the resignation of Dr Robert Adam and Alexy Dury from the Board of Trustees.
Dr. Terry Riley OBE gives his final announcement to all BDA members, Staff, the Board and friends, as Chair of the British Deaf Association
The British Deaf Association’s 2018 Staff Presentation and Annual General Meeting was held in Manchester on Saturday 14th April. Together we paid tribute to our resolute members of the community and took a look back at the BDA’s progress over the past year.
As we remember this remarkable and warm lady where her talents seemed endless – Dot Miles was widely regarded as the pioneer of BSL poetry, she was not only a poet, she was a playwright, performer, scholar, teacher and passionate activist.