is an association for the rights and development of deaf people in Bulgaria. Together, we work for a modern, successful and thriving deaf community, with a focus on empowerment, linguistics, education and technology. Our mission is to change public attitudes and elevate the leadership role of deaf people, following the principles in the Charter of the World Federation of the Deaf.

On 21 January 2021, for the first time in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Sign Language Act (BGSLA)was adopted, which entered into force on 6 February of the same year. It regulates public relations linked to recognizing the Bulgarian sign language as a natural and independent language and respecting the right of deaf and deaf-blind persons to express and receive information through Bulgarian Sign Language (BGSL).


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