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Deaf Awareness: A practical guide for deaf communication

Birmingham Adult Education Service, In Birmingham (+1 locations)
Length
90 hours
Price
24 GBP
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Course delivery
Classroom, Self-Paced Online
Length
90 hours
Price
24 GBP
Next course start
Contact for future dates (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom, Self-Paced Online
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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

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  • Self-Paced Online
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Suitability - Who should attend?

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

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Birmingham Adult Education Service
99 Whitehead Rd, Aston
B6 6EJ Birmingham

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