Online Deaf Awareness Course
In the UK one in five people have some degree of hearing loss. This means that you are likely to come into daily contact with people who are deaf or deafblind.
Our award winnining online deaf awareness course is aimed at organisations and individuals who want to gain an understanding of deaf awareness, gain life skills to improve their communication and improve their organisation’s accessibility.
Within this course you will learn:
- Ways to identify if someone is deaf
- Terms used to describe deafness
- How to communicate effectively with deaf people
- Communication methods
- Technology – communication aids
- Communication professionals and when to use them.
By the end of the course, you will have greater confidence and understanding of deaf communication and how you can use it in everyday life.
This course is provided by Signature, the UK’s leading awarding body for Deaf communication qualifications. It has been created in partnership with The Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), who help deaf people and people with hearing loss or tinnitus with practical advice about hearing loss, tinnitus and hearing aids.