Deaf Awareness and Introduction to Sign Language

Training Date: 01 February 2017

Wednesday 1 and Wednesday 8 February 2017, 10am-4pm – Liverpool.

Organised by Merseyside Society For Deaf People, this free two-day training is for voluntary or charitable organisations, based in Liverpool.

Day 1: Deaf Awareness

  • Identify differences between deaf and hearing culture
  • Describe the correct terminology and definition in relation  to deafness
  • Lip reading and listening exercise
  • Explore main methods of communication

Day 2: Introduction to Sign Language

  • Develop confidence in communicating with a deaf person using British Sign Language
  • Provide participants with an introduction to British Sign Language
  • Finger spelling A-Z names
  • Ask for / give names
  • Ask for / give personal information
  • Introducing yourself, meeting and  greeting others

To receive your booking form and to confirm your place, email or call 0151 230 5098. If you would like to join this training and do not fit the above criteria, there are limited places at reduced rate of £40 per day.




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