Category Archives: Deaf Awareness

Supporting Deafblind People with Learning Disabilities

Image: Learning Disability and Deafblind IssuesCourse information:

This one-day course identifies the key visual and hearing conditions which combined can lead an individual to be supported as Deafblind.

It covers both congenital and acquired Deafblind issues and will provide an overview of the best communication support methods and resources for further support.

It is available in-house for 20 people and includes handouts and resource information to take home.

Who should attend?

This course is open to all Health and Social Care professionals, parents and family carers are especially welcome.

Costs:

  • In-house course £600 + VAT

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Disability in the Equality Act (Updated for BREXIT)

How is your compliance?

Course information:Image: Disability in the Equality Act

This one-day workshop is effectively an Audit tool for your business. Gender, Age, Sexuality, Disability was pulled into one act in 2010 called the Equality ACT, it was also strengthened in parts by new additions to Disability Discrimination Law, and Human Rights Law.

This one-day workshop is designed to ensure that you make cost effective reasonable adjustment without harming your service delivery.

The day will cover what’s new in the Equality Act that you need to know including:

  • How the Human rights legislation is enforced: Myths and Facts
  • What are the key issues for people with disabilities? This covers blind and visually impaired people, deafblind, physically disabled people, people with mental health problems and people with a learning disability.
  • Getting it right; what is reasonable adjustment?
  • Access issues (staff and customers)
  • Communication issues (staff and customers)
  • Employing disabled people
  • Where you can get help?
  • (updated) What are the Implications of Brexit to Equality & rights?

It is available in-house for 20 people and includes handouts and resource information to take home.

Costs:

  • In-house course £800 + VAT

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Deaf Awareness and Learning Disability

Course information:Image: Deaf Awareness Training

This course explores the causes of deafness in people with learning disabilities and looks at avenues of support from the hearing test to using Hearing Aids, signed communication and environmental aids.

It is available in-house for 20 people and includes handouts and resource information to take home.

Who should attend?

This course is open to all Health and Social Care professionals, parents and family carers are especially welcome.

Costs:

  • In-house course £600 + VAT

Book Now:

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