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As well as developing skills in Makaton, British Sign Language or lipreading, our courses will help you gain confidence in communicating and managing hearing loss to participate again more fully in everyday life.

Autism and Communication View details

You will explore and discuss the needs of individuals across the Autism Spectrum, with regards to communication and interaction. Looking at differing resources and approaches from our own communication methods to including visual aids, key signing and electronic communication technology.

Autism Awareness View details

This one-day course will help you to recognise the main characteristics and range of the Autism spectrum. Learning about the triad of impairment/linked to current models and thinking, consider sensory issues and find out about suitable everyday strategies.

British Sign Language View details

This course is for anyone wishing to learn sign language at a basic level and an interest in developing their awareness of the history and culture of the hearing-impaired community. You will learn to finger-spell the alphabet for spelling everyday words, signs for words such as countries, cities, food, drink and many other signs to help you communicate with the hearing-impaired. Supported learning will be in the form of games, videos, online activities and paired conversation practice, in a safe, relaxed and positive environment. You will receive regular feedback on your progress.

British Sign Language View details

During the course students will learn hints and tips for effective signing and symbol use. Students will be able to sign a range of names and words used in everyday situations which they will be able to use at home and work.

British Sign Language for Beginners View details

This course is suitable for anyone interested in learning how to improve their communication skills with Deaf people in everyday situations.

Introduction to British Sign Language View details

During the course you will learn hints and tips for effective signing and symbol use. You will learn to sign a range of names and words used in everyday situations and how to use them at home and work.

Introduction to British Sign Language View details

Learn skills and confidence to sign basic conversation and to communicate with Deaf people or who have hearing loss

Introduction to Sign Language View details

During the course students will learn hints and tips for effective signing and symbol use. Students will be able to sign a range of names and words used in everyday situations which they will be able to use at home and work.

Lipreading and Managing Hearing Loss View details

Develop lipreading skills in a non-threatening and friendly atmosphere. Learn how to recognise and practice lipshapes, and spot other visual clues to support your residual hearing. Take a step-by-step approach to improve your confidence, ability to communicate, take part in social activities and generally participate more in everyday life. It is a fun and friendly way to practice lipreading theory, other communication skills, and coping strategies along with others experiencing similar difficulties. Sessions are relaxed, learning at your own pace and it requires no special equipment, just a willingness to learn and have a go.

Lipreading and Managing Hearing Loss View details

Develop lipreading skills in a non-threatening and friendly atmosphere. Learn how to recognise and practice lipshapes, and spot other visual clues to support your residual hearing. Take a step-by-step approach to improve your confidence, ability to communicate, take part in social activities, and generally participate more in everyday life. It is a fun and friendly way to practice lipreading theory, other communication skills, and coping strategies along with others experiencing similar difficulties. Sessions are relaxed, learning at your own pace and it requires no special equipment, just a willingness to learn and have a go.