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Deaf Awareness: A practical guide for deaf communication

Birmingham Adult Education Service
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90 hours
24 GBP
Part time
Professional Training
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Course description

Who wish to acquire basic knowledge of how deafness and deafblindness affect communication; and for those who wish to acquire basic skills to facilitate basic communication with deaf people.

Course content:

  • Know the language commonly used to describe deafness and deafblindness, and deaf and deafblind people
  • Know how deaf and deafblind people communicate and understand the factors that affect successful communication
  • Know how a deaf or deafblind person’s language and cultural background affects communication
  • Understand how the ‘hearing society’ sets up barriers to communication for deaf and deafblind people, and how these barriers can be overcome

Suitability - Who should attend?

No previous experience of British Sign Language or knowledge is needed.

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Birmingham Adult Education Service

Birmingham Adult Education Service

At Birmingham Adult Education Service their aim is to make a difference. Offering courses such as English, Math, Health & Social Care and Art, BAES has a vision to become an outstanding provider of community learning and skills. Whether you're...

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Birmingham Adult Education Service

99 Whitehead Rd, Aston
B6 6EJ Birmingham

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