ICBDA is a state chapter of the National Black Deaf Advocates (NBDA).  NBDA has over thirty (30) chapters across the United States. NBDA served millions of members of the Deaf community worldwide since 1982. As a member of ICBDA, you will receive membership benefits that include email announcements and reduced fees for events and workshops. 

Regular membership fee is only $30.00 per year.

Senior citizens (age 55+) pay only $25.00 per year.

Students pay only $25.00 per year.

Regular Membership is a dual membership of both NBDA and ICBDA chapter. To check if there’s an active Local BDA Chapter in your area, visit If you reside in an area that doesn’t have a Local BDA Chapter, please use Member-At-Large Membership form.

Both Memberships Include:
Subscription to quarterly NBDA Connections publication
Discounts to regional and national conferences
Voting privileges during elections and general business meetings
Opportunity to run and serve on Executive Board (must be a member for two consecutive years prior to election)
Opportunity to serve on national programs and committees
Discounts on merchandise and More!
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