Acquired Deafness: Special Interest Courses

Join our special interest courses for people with acquired deafness, from managing tinnitus to mindfulness skills for hearing loss.

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of courses allowing you to choose between online and in-person learning. All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, you’ll receive the same great City Lit experience. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

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  1. Become more lipreadable
    Course start date:  Fri 2 Dec 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Lorraine Braggins
    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'.







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



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £39.00
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  2. Manage your tinnitus
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 8 May 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Janice Fisher
    This four-week practical course is aimed at those with tinnitus who would like to understand it better and learn about techniques to be able to manage it.







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



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £38.00 Concession £30.00
  3. Introduction to Alexander Technique for people with hearing loss
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 21 May 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Daryl Joyce
    Does your hearing loss sometimes make you feel tense, unbalanced or at a social disadvantage? Do you find yourself straining to hear, tilting your head or lacking confidence? The Alexander Technique can help you manage this by identifying and preventing unnecessary muscular and mental tension. Taught by a teacher who has used the AT to manage his own hearing loss.







    This course will be taught in spoken English and not in sign language.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £38.00 Concession £30.00

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