Deaf awareness training
Do you work with deaf children, young people or adults? Are you anxious about communicating with them, including them, or offending them? Do you want to find out more about how to communicate with them and make sure they feel included?
Being inclusive isn't as hard as you might think. We have two deaf awareness training opportunities available for professionals working with deaf children and young people:
Find out more about these different opportunities below.
This free e-learning module is the perfect place to start learning about deaf awareness, and only takes approximately 10 minutes to complete!
During this mini module, you will cover topics including:
- Language: BSL vs. SSE
- Basic finger spelling
Our deaf awareness online workshop will help you understand the simple steps it takes to communicate and include deaf people in activities and everyday situations.
What we do
Our 'Signature' nominated tutor delivers first-class deaf awareness training. Through practical exercises and group work, this online workshop will empower you to communicate with deaf people more effectively and make it easier for you to build a rapport. You'll take away simple tips that can be instantly used in your workplace.
- Language preferences - how should I be communicating?
- Basic etiquette - tips to help you include a deaf person in communications and everyday situations
- Basic fingerspelling
- Different groups and needs - is communication support needed, can we adapt our environment?
- Lip reading - how important is it to deaf people? Find out how it works and how effective it is
- Useful resources to aid communication
Who is the training for?
This training is for all professionals that work with deaf children and young people.
Enquire and book
We deliver this Deaf awareness training a bespoke package, tailored to your organisation's needs and delivered at a time that suits you.
We are currently delivering all of our training opportunities online, however we will offer our face to face training when possible.
To find out more about and how we can work with you to support deaf people, build professional development and embrace diversity or to book your bespoke training package, please enquire below or contact us at [email protected].
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Meet the trainer
"Very well delivered session, interactive and clear."
"Session was very informative and was a fantastic general overview of everything. Lots of meaningful interactions."
" . . . I now feel more confident interacting with a deaf person, thank you."