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Coping with a Hearing Loss Through Lipreading

The lipreading sessions are two hours • FROM £3 PER HOUR PER PERSON

 

The purpose of the group, is to share our experiences being deafened in our community, and with the help of our Teacher, Tom Kane, work out strategies and try and manage our deafness through lipreading exercises, discussion, talk about available resources and support, we also invite agencies to come and talk to us about how they could support our community.

If you have or you know someone who has lost some or all of their hearing, this is the course for you. A friendly comfortable environment to help you or help your friends manage their deafness. Find out what you could be entitled to and discover you are NOT ALONE

Deaf Awarness Courses

Hearing loss can affect our work, our social lives. our relationships with our families and freinds and our status in society. Whether you have a hearing loss yourself or wish to know more to support deafened people. Become aware of what impact hearing loss and those close to them, and most importantly learn strategies to cope.
 

Course Content

  • Find out how the hears work
  • What happens when the ear doesn't work
  • Understand and Manage your hearing Loss
  • Levels of hearing
  • Tinnitus
  • Communication Strategies
  • Being more confident
  • Equipment and services that can help?
  • Local support groups and Lip Reading Classes
  • Learn Basic Skills
  • Understand and accept your level of deafness
  • Beign More confident in social situations
  • Getting the best from your hearing aids

Find out about Support

  • What could you be entitled to?
  • What are your rights?
  • What is available to help?

Coping Strategies

Coping at home

  • Family Meals
  • Watching Television
  • Driving
  • How to help your family and freinds learn the best ways to speak to you
  • How to be safe within your home environment

COPING AT WORK

  • At Meetings
  • Using the phone

COPING IN SOCIAL SITUATIONS

  • In pub and restaurants
  • Going Shopping

COPING ON HOLIDAY

  • Travelling
  • Hotel accommadtion

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