Deaf Awareness -

Venue
Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
venue
Event Tutors
HR Workforce Development
tutors
Admin Contact
HR Workforce Development (HRWorkforceDevelopment@southglos.gov.uk)
Target Audience
CAH Staff / CECR Staff / External Care Providers / Voluntary Sector Workers
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adult Social Care / Equality and Diversity
Adult Social Care subcategories
General Adult Social Care
Equality and Diversity subcategories
Equality and Diversity
Event description
This one day course aims to enable participants to gain an insight into deafness and to develop basic communication skills to use with deaf and hard of hearing people. This course will include exercises including a lip reading test and how much sign language can you learn in half an hour?
Staff who attend this "Understanding me, I have hearing loss" workshop will receive a GDA Deaf Awareness certificate.
The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.
Learning outcomes
Why understanding deafness is so important. Understanding categories of deafness and the difference between deaf people. Facts and fiction about lip reading. Understanding Deaf BSL users. Understanding people with an acquired hearing loss. Facts and fiction about hearing aids and cochlear implants. How new technology and listening aid/visual alert equipment can transform the lives of deaf people.
Start Date
Tuesday 2 July 2019
End Date
Tuesday 2 July 2019
Closing Date
Monday 1 July 2019
Times
10:00 - 15:30
Maximum Places
14 
Cost
£80.00 
Number of Sessions
1
Certificate expiry
No
Pass/Fail event
No