Deaf Awareness Training

Course Provider: New Pathways

Course Administrator: Julie Morris


Sessions focus on the common problems faced by deaf and hard of hearing people and how to address them.  It includes effective communication techniques to use with people who have a hearing loss.

Describe the different types of deafness and the problems caused by hearing loss

Identify behaviours which can suggest that someone may be Deaf, deafened or hard of hearing

Date Venue Time
19th October 2018 NPTC Newtown 9.30am - 12.30pm
14th February 2019 Com Room 2 Neuadd Brycheiniog Brecon 9.30am - 12.30pm

Key Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Recognise some basic ways of improving communication with deaf people
  • Describe the range of barriers which may impact on deaf people
  • Identify the range, benefits and limitations of technical aids that are available
  • Spell some basic words using finger spelling 

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given