Due to the success of Deaf Roots and Pride project in Northern Ireland, it has been rolled out to the UK – will cover the Midlands, North East and Devon / Cornwall.

Sean NooneMentoring Officer (Midlands)

Simon Herdman - Mentoring Officer (North-East)


Northern Ireland:

This exciting project funded by the Big Lottery Fund, started in June 2013 and just been successful extended to June 2017.

The team consist of:-

Peter Rogers – Project Coordinator

Alison McInnes – Project Administrator

Julie Graham – Transitions Officer



Funded by the Big Lottery for 3 years to 2019.

Toni George – Project Mentor (see introduction video with BSL and text transcript below)


Charlene Dolan - Transition Officer (see introduction video with BSL and text transcript below)


Meet the new DRP team! - Introduction and their roles (see introduction video with BSL and text transcript below)



Funded by the Welsh Government – Section 64 Third Sector Mental Health Grant – March 2015 to March 2018.

Eva Fielding-Jackson – Project Mentor


Deaf Roots and Pride Manager UK:

Sue Barry
Contact details:
Email: manager.drpuk@bda.org.uk 
ooVoo: sue.barry.bda
Skype: suedeafrootsandpride
Mobile/SMS: 07795 823888
Facetime: 07795 823888


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Deaf Roots & Pride - What is it?

Family Sign at Home

DRP Project Team