Deaf English Athletics Federation Staffordshire
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While ‘Deaf’ is generally synonymous with those who have hearing difficulties; ‘DEAFS’ is more than that. DEAFS – Deaf English Athletics Federation Staffordshire is a not for profit organisation, that is aimed at increasing sports and social interaction for those that are deaf, deafblind, disabled, their friends and families. We also encourage anyone interested in developing sports and social opportunities, healthy living, active lifestyles and general wellbeing for deaf and disabled people to get involved in a wide range of activities.
Become a Volunteer
As a not for profit organisation DEAFS is run and managed by volunteers, with everyone being welcomed to get involved. Our constitution specifies that ‘all volunteers must be aware, and adhere to all relevant regulations relating
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