Assertiveness and hearing loss

Course Dates: 13/05/23
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Location: Keeley Street
Do you sometimes find it hard to tell people you have a hearing loss and to ask them for the support you need? This short course will help you to develop your assertiveness skills.

This course will be taught in spoken English and not in sign language.
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Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £45.00 Concession £35.00

Course Code: GL404

Sat, day, 13 May - 13 May '23

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

This course is for people who have a hearing loss and who sometimes find it hard to ask others for the support they need. This short course will help you to develop your assertiveness skills and gain confidence.

What will we cover?

- assertive and non-assertive behaviour and how it affects people with a hearing loss.
- strategies for good communication, including repair strategies.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- identify non assertive and assertive behaviour.
- demonstrate an ability to use assertiveness skills in different situations.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You will have an acquired hearing loss and use spoken English to communicate with others.
You will be able to read and understand simple English sentences, including instructions.

This course will be taught in spoken English and not in sign language.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

A variety of teaching methods will be used in each session including presentation, demonstration, practical work and role play. Role play will be an important tool for learning on this course. You will work in large groups, smaller groups and pairs. Information may be shared by means of handouts, demonstrations and discussions.

We aim to make all our teaching accessible for students with an acquired hearing loss, whether it is an online course or face to face.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Please bring a pen and notebook to the session.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

You will be given information about other courses that may be relevant e.g. Living well with hearing loss, Manage your tinnitus.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.