APSDA (Asia Pacific Sign Language Development Association) is an international Deaf-led faith based organization started by groups of Deaf Christians across Asia Pacific countries. Since its beginning in 2011, APSDA has been committed to serving and empowering Deaf people throughout Asia Pacific. APSDA was incorporated as a General Incorporated Association in September 2012. As of 2019, APSDA is comprised of 15 member organizations.
To help Deaf people understand they are value and loved by God and to affirm their dignity.
Our Core Value
Action in Love
We do everything with love and based
on Christian values.
Partnership and Networking
We serve as a bridge between
different organizations and individuals.
Sign Language, Heart Language of the Deaf
We value Deaf people and their own unique cultures.
Advocacy and Empowerment
We promote education and equal rights
for the Deaf.
Kim Yong Hwan