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Raising a Deaf Child Facilitator Training

Photo: Learn how to improve the way you support parents and carers

Are you a professional who wants to make a difference to deaf children and their families?

Raising a deaf child can be challenging with many families needing guidance to help understand the impact deafness can have. This programme gives you a wealth of ideas and strategies to improve the way you support parents and carers. You’ll leave the training inspired and confident to deliver the Raising a Deaf Child programme to the families you work with.

You’ll have the opportunity to practise new approaches during the day and take away step-by-step plans to use in the future. This practical programme is built on evidence-based strategies that deliver positive impact for families and deaf children.

Key themes

  • The emotional impact of parenting a deaf child on parents’ confidence and self-esteem
  • Developing good communication in families and with professionals
  • Raising self-esteem, resilience and confidence in parents and children
  • Behaviour management techniques

Who is this for?

This workshop is designed for all professionals working with families of deaf children and young people.

Tailoring to your organisation’s needs

Whilst the key themes of this workshop remain consistent, our expert trainers will work to apply the content to the context of your specific organisation.

Book your bespoke training package

If you are interested in discussing this bespoke training package further or would like to book an event, please enquire today or contact us at training@ndcs.org.uk.

We will endeavour to get back to you within 5 days to discuss your requirements.

Meet the trainer

Sian Wilson has worked at the National Deaf Children’s Society for seven years supporting families of deaf children and the professionals working with them. Her current role involves developing and delivering training to practitioners working with deaf children in the early years.

Sian has over 30 years’ experience of supporting children and their families, including six years in a Hearing Impaired department of a primary school and 11 years working in a deprived area in Wales as part of Sure Start.

Sian initially qualified as an NNEB and also has a degree in Childhood Studies. She has qualified with Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People (CACDP) stage 2.

What do delegates say?

“Very useful course to inform my practice as a Teacher of the Deaf as well as a facilitator.” Teacher of the Deaf

“Discipline is always something I have been concerned about with my deaf child. The techniques discussed are very practical and easy to apply to life. The course is very reassuring.” Parent

FAQs

What if I need to cancel?

You can cancel your place at any time, however the following charges apply.

  • 20 working days or less before the planned date - you will be charged 100% of the total cost
  • 21 - 30 working days before the planned date - you will be charged 50% of the total cost
  • 31 working days before the planned date - you will not be charged