Living well with hearing loss

Course Dates: 27/04/22 - 18/05/22
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
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This course will give you practical strategies for coping with your hearing loss and will help improve your confidence and well-being.

This course will be taught in spoken English and not in sign language.
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Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £36.00 Concession £26.00

Course Code: GL210

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Wed, day, 27 Apr - 18 May '22

Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

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

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What is the course about?

This course will give you practical strategies for coping with your hearing loss and will help improve your confidence and well-being.

It will be taught in spoken English, not sign language.

What will we cover?

• Strategies and tips for lipreading and communication
• How to cope in difficult listening situations
• Explaining your hearing loss and communication needs to others
• Assistive equipment
• Useful services and organisations.

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

- understand how to make the most of your lipreading skills
- understand how to manage the listening environment
- know how to explain your communication needs to others
- be aware of useful equipment and services.

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.
Straightforward written sentences are used in exercises and during teaching to confirm spoken words.
No previous experience of lipreading is necessary.

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?

In class there will be group work, pair work, practical work, lecture, demonstration and discussion.

We aim to make all our lipreading 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?

From this course you will be able to progress to other lipreading classes of whatever level decided by mutual agreement and discussion.

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.