National Deaf Association of the Dominican Republic (ANSORDO)
DDW Affiliate Organization

ANSORDO was established in 2000 and is recognized by the Dominican government as the national body representing Deaf people. It has 70 individual members, all of whom are Deaf. ANSORDO recently elected their first female president, Liliana Mariotti. Their overarching goals are to: encourage the Deaf community in social and cultural development; motivate Deaf people in educational development, life styles and sport; and teach Deaf people about responsibilities and rights of members of society.