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Aims:

To learn about working with a child with hearing loss, the affects it has, and how best to support sufferers.

Objectives:

  • Understand hearing loss
  • Exploring hearing impairment culture
  • Develop effective skills to appropriately respond to situations
  • Basic sign language communication

Target Audience:

This course will greatly aid anyone who may have to deal with, or support children with hearing loss. In addition it will develop participants awareness of hearing impairment and related issues.

Course Content:

  • Understanding a child with hearing loss
  • How it impacts on development
  • Basic sign language communication
  • Strategies for working with a child with hearing loss
  • Case study 1
  • Working within the hearing impaired culture
  • Support available
  • Exploring successful techniques
  • Evaluations and endings

Commentary:

The course examines the condition of hearing loss, and looks at links to child development. It enables participants to understand issues relating to this condition. The use of case studies enables participants to discuss issues that are relevant to their background and vocational experience.

To find out more about these courses please contact our office on 01922 683976 to speak to one of our team or email us on info@apex-ct.co.uk or complete our course interest form by clicking here.