Deaf Awareness

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About The Course

Our half-day course will train your staff to provide better service to people with a hearing loss.

Topics covered include:

  • How to communicate with a d/Deaf or hearing-impaired person;
  • How to get the attention of such a person and what NOT to do;
  • Understanding deafness;
  • Developing Communication Tactics for successful outcomes;
  • The differences between deaf people;
  • How common deafness is;
  • Types of hearing loss;
  • The impact of sound;
  • The impact of deafness;
  • The language & culture of deaf people;
  • Hearing aids and lip reading;
  • Tinnitus.

This course can be provided anywhere in the south east on mornings, afternoons, evenings or weekends.

A certificate of competence will be awarded to everyone who successfully completes the course.

Pricing

Provide your staff with this valuable training for just £25 per person, (subject to a minimum number of 12 persons attending the course). Our standard cost is £300 plus our tutor's mileage from Canterbury or Maidstone. Staff from multiple sites can be accommodated on one course.

Contact & Booking

Please contact us for further information at enquiries@hikent.org.uk or on 01622 691151.

Please download the application form here and send this to Hi Kent as soon as possible. We look forward to welcoming you to your course!

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