ADSA is a strong organization supporting Deaf athletes to participate and excel in national and international championships in 20 different sports. Our membership is diverse and includes a strong contingent of younger people who are becoming energetic long term volunteers of ADSA. We now have a healthy collaborative partnership with CDSA (Canadian Deaf Sports Association) as well as other key organizations such as Alberta Sport Connection (ASC), Provincial Deaf Sports Associations and National Deaf Sports Organizations. We are proud of the staff team and office that so capably support our volunteers.
The following values statements guide the decisions and actions of the ADSA:
- We believe in open, honest and responsive communication.
- Our work is guided by integrity, mutual respect and trust.
- We celebrate diversity at all levels of participation.
- Our organization is dynamic and action-oriented.
ADSA supports Deaf athletes, of various levels of ability to participate and excel in national and international competitions. We do this by fundraising, providing training and education and by partnering with our members and Deaf and Hearing sport organizations. Sustainability, respect for individuals and open communication guide our operations.