Become more lipreadable

Course Dates: 05/07/19
Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Do you know a hard of hearing or deaf person who needs to lipread you? Find out how lipreading works and how you can make some small adjustments in order to become more 'lipreadable'.

Description

What is the course about?

This course is for people who know, live with or work with a hard of hearing or deaf person who needs to lipread them to try to understand conversation. This course is a practical workshop where you can find out how lipreading works and how you can make some small adjustments in order to become more ‘lipreadable’.

What will we cover?

- the process of lipreading – all the different skills that are involved
- environmental factors that can affect lipreading
- communication strategies that facilitate lipreading.

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

- recognise how lipreading works
- identify factors which make lipreading easier or more difficult
- use strategies to make your self easier to lipread.

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

You will need to be able to read simple English sentences and follow instructions.

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

A variety of teaching methods will be used in this session including presentation, demonstration and practical work. You will work in large groups, smaller groups and pairs. Information may be shared by means of handouts, demonstrations and discussions.

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

No, though you may like to bring a notebook and pen.

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



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Reviews below are by students who have attended this course, regardless of the course teacher. Please be aware you may not be booking onto a course with the same teacher.

We attended the course as our Mum attends lipreading classes as she lost her hearing and is trying to get used to hearing aids. We attended with our Granny and we all enjoyed the course, it made us think more about ways to help Mum and things to try not to do to make conversation easier for us all.
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Review by Rhodes / (Posted on 01/03/2016)
Even though the course was aimed at " hearing" people and I have a hearing loss, as I deal quite a lot with other hearing impaired and deaf people that need to lip read me, I decided to attend. To my astonishment, I found that the hearing people are as anxious to make themselves understood as I was to understand them! And the course helps relive st least some of this anxiety, by giving tips and useful strategies, as well as an accurate insight into the world of hard of hearing people. I have already used some of the techniques at work, and found it a game changer. A superb quality if teaching and a friendly atmosphere was well worth getting up on a Saturday morning. I highly recommend the course if you know even only one person with a hearing loss.
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Review by M. / (Posted on 03/12/2015)

Book your place

Course Code: GL600

Fri, day, 05 Jul - 05 Jul '19

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £49.00
Senior fee: £49.00
Concession: £49.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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Any questions? deafedu@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2725

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