Deaf Awareness

  • One in Six people in the UK have a hearing loss
  • Approximately 10 million people in the UK have a hearing loss
  • By 2020, it is estimated that there will be 12.2 million people with hearing loss in the UK
  • More than 70% of over 70 year-olds have a hearing loss
  • 50 % of people with a hearing loss say they would go out of their way to use an accessible service 

Deaf Awareness Training allows participants to learn more about living with a hearing loss and offers practical tips on how to communicate with Deaf and hard of hearing people.

The course includes:

  • Using our own hearing
  • Understanding the impact of hearing loss
  • Recognising hearing loss
  • Listening through a hearing aid
  • Tinnitus
  • Lip-reading
  • Deaf community and culture
  • Communication tactics
  • Demonstration of assistive devices

For information on our bespoke Deaf Awareness Training packages please contact us via email info@actionfordeafness.org.uk

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