NDA Behavioral Health System

National Deaf Academy (NDA) Behavioral Health System is a psychiatric residential treatment facility for children, adolescents, and adults, with specialized treatment programs for deaf, hard of hearing, hearing, and autistic individuals with varying exceptionalities and treatment resistant behaviors. Located less than an hour outside of Orlando, Florida, NDA provides treatment for deaf and autistic patients in a calm and relaxing setting. Our residential treatment facility offers programs for children as young as 6 and adults as old as 64. Our treatment programs have no upper limit requirements in regards to IQ.

NDA Behavioral Health System strives to embrace the uniqueness of all populations by creating an environment that neutralizes communication obstacles and encourages growth.

At our 132-bed, TRICARE® certified facility, we treat a wide range of psychiatric and behavioral disorders as well as individuals, both hearing and deaf, with varying disorders and symptoms.


NDA Behavioral Health sponsors art show

NDA Behavioral Health is proud to support the 2nd Annual Orlando Deaf Art Show. The show will be held on Saturday, June 7, at the Orange Studio 4 rent in Orlando, FL. We hope you can come out and support these local artists! Learn more here.

NDA Presents 13th Annual Mt. Dora Heroes Foundation Golf Tournament

Please join us in support of a great cause on Friday, April 11, at the Country Club of Mount Dora. Demonstration and “tee off” begins at 8:30 a.m. The Heroes Foundation has been established by the Mt. Dora Police Department to help support injured and fallen servicemen and women in the line of work with support More…

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No one wants their child to be so far away, but NDA is the only program of its kind to manage a person with mental health needs whose only method of communication is American Sign Language. During his two years at NDA, our son received excellent medical care, individual and group therapy and his dad and I were able to see him for family therapy via videophone weekly and in-person every month. We are grateful to everyone at NDA and know their work is part of his successful transition.