Physical Health

Deaf Awareness

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Deaf Awareness

Please be aware that this course is only available to those that live or work in Medway.

Lordswood Healthy Living Centre (Room TBC)
7th October 2024 14:00 - 16:00
1 Day
Available 20 places remaining
  • How to make conversation with a Deaf person
  • Best workplace practices for Deaf people
  • How to support Deaf people
  • The best ways to communicate with Deaf people
  • Receive a taster of British Sign Language

The course covers;  

  • Communication tips 
  • Barriers 
  • Lip reading challenge! 
  • How to support your Deaf work colleagues or customers in a workplace 
  • Equipment that Deaf people use 
  • Role play! 
  • British Sign Language fun 

 The aim is to leave you with; 

  • More confidence when communicating with Deaf people 
  • Good knowledge of Deaf Awareness and the needs and barriers of deaf people 
  • A smile! 

Training will be delivered by an experienced Deaf Awareness trainer, Wesley Nolan.  Being deaf himself, he understands the difficulties and prejudices faced on a day to day basis.   Wesley has worked with large organisations such as Sky UK, Selfridges and Sainsbury's (to name a few), with great success and fantastic feedback on his great delivery style and engaging sessions.

There is no charge for this Training, except if there is failure to attend without giving notice, when a charge of £50 may be incurred. 

If for any reason you are unable to attend or no longer require the Training, please cancel your place on the course through our Training Portal or email as it allows another person to attend.

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