Welcome to the National Deaf Women of Ireland (NDWI) website. The NDWI is an organization in Ireland that represents Deaf Women. We are a voluntary organization. We aim to provide services and events for D/deaf and hard of hearing women all over Ireland.
The National Deaf Women of Ireland (NDWI) aims to promote and advance the civil rights and human rights of Deaf Women in Ireland. We seek to achieve equal access in all situations of life, with an emphasis on women’s health.
National Deaf Women of Ireland (NDWI) is a voluntary and non-profit representative organisation. The National Deaf Women of Ireland is registered with the Charity Organisations in Ireland. Our mission is to empower Deaf Women and to bring about equality among Deaf Women. The NDWI was founded 30 years ago.
NDWI have a lot of knowledge linked to women’s health, and NDWI provide workshops all over Ireland. These workshops are about leadership.
The Irish Deaf Society seeks to achieve and promote the Equality and Rights of Deaf people in Ireland.
The National Women’s Council is the leading national representative organisation for women and women’s groups in Ireland, founded in 1973.
The report finds that dealing with medical professionals on health issues can be a disastrous and traumatic experience for the Deaf people.
Low self-confidence among Deaf women is also a documented result of their educational experience under the oralist system in Ireland.
Kilkenny has approximately 6-10 Deaf Women. A lot are isolated and don’t interact with the community. A lot from Kilkenny moved to Dublin.
It can be difficult to access GP’s. There are 4 qualified interpreters but they all have full time work – we need more interpreters, Sometimes I have to use my family or friends.
Explore how you can be a part of our organisation. Get involved with the NDWI. We have included a list below to give you some ideas of how to get involved with the National Deaf Women of Ireland. Please do not be hesitate to contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more information of how to get involved.