Deaf Awareness

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone who wants the skills and knowledge to support someone who is deaf or have hearing loss.

What does the course cover?

  • How your ear works (ears and ear health leaflet- AOHL)
  • Types of hearing loss
  • How would you identify if a person has a hearing loss?
  • What is it like to be hearing impaired?
  • Psychological effects of hearing loss (group discussion)
  • How to communicate effectively with a person who is hearing impaired
  • Lipreading classes and hard of hearing clubs
  • Local organisations who can offer support and services
  • Basic information about hearing aids and maintenance
  • Local services available for hearing impaired people
  • Equipment for the hard of hearing

Cost of course:

Members: £20

Available dates:

To book please contact us on 01743 860011

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