Online Deaf Awareness

Relevant for: all staff
Delivery method: online (via Zoom)
Course length: 2 hours

Course Outline

Our Deaf Awareness courses aim to raise your awareness of different types of hearing loss and provide you with communication tactics and best practice when dealing with D/deaf colleagues, customers and clients.

This 2-hour webinar is a shorter version of our standard Deaf Awareness courses, designed for online delivery. It is perfect as a staff training and development option where staff are working remotely or furloughed due to Covid-19.Content includes:

- differences in communication needs according to a person’s type of deafness
- British Sign Language vs English
- differences between hearing and deaf cultures
- technological aids and equipment
- communication support, note-taking and interpreting services
- communication skills
- simple ways you can improve your service

Delivered by one of our experienced, profoundly Deaf tutors.

Cost: £325

Maximum group size: 12

Or for more information, to make a booking, or to discuss your training needs, please contact us:

Tel: 0161 273 3415 or 07917 368832

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Our Opening Times

If you would like to know more about
any of our services, please get in touch.

Manchester Deaf Centre,
Crawford House,
Booth Street East,
M13 9GH

09:00 – 17:00


0161 273 3415

Registered Charity Number: 1110373