Lipreading and managing hearing loss

Do you have difficulty following a conversation even though you may wear a hearing aid? If you have become deaf or hard of hearing then practising lipreading can really improve communication. Coming to a lipreading class can help you learn to manage your hearing loss in a relaxed atmosphere. Get information about the latest equipment, services and support.

Read our tips on improving communication with people with hearing loss.

  1. Lipreading taster session

    Course Date: Tue 18 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come along to this free, fun taster session to experience what a lipreading class is like. Aimed at those who use spoken English as their main means of communication. Suitable for people who have little or no knowledge of lipreading.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  2. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: improvers 2

    Course Date: Mon 24 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your lipreading skills and strategies for face-to-face communication and keep up-to-date with relevant equipment and services. Suitable if you have practised lipreading skills at improvers' level.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £201.00
    Concession: £145.00

  3. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 24 Sep 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about lip movements and tactics to help you manage difficult listening situations and find out about relevant equipment and services. Suitable if you have little or no experience of lipreading.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £154.00

  4. Vintage lipreaders

    Course Date: Tue 25 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you an experienced lipreader, confident in your theory, but wishing to keep up your skills with continued practice? Suitable if you have been coming to lipreading classes for a while and want to continue to be stretched.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £201.00
    Concession: £145.00

  5. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: improvers

    Course Date: Wed 26 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your lipreading skills and strategies for face-to-face communication and keep up to date with relevant equipment and services. Suitable if you have practised lipreading at beginners' level.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £118.00

  6. Develop your lipreading skills

    Course Date: Wed 26 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you are a beginner, or have already attended lipreading classes, this is a great way to brush up your skills.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £201.00
    Concession: £145.00

  7. Keep up and develop your lipreading skills

    Course Date: Thu 27 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This mixed ability class is suitable if you have already attended lipreading classes and would like to maintain and develop your lipreading.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £201.00
    Concession: £145.00

  8. Fast-track lipreaders

    Course Date: Thu 27 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you would like to stretch yourself, and if you are up to the challenge of quick fire exercises and more complex pieces, then this fast-paced lipreading class will be right for you. Build on the theoretical knowledge you have already gained in previous classes.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £118.00

  9. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: advanced

    Course Date: Thu 27 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Build on your lipreading skills, practise your communication tactics and update your knowledge of relevant equipment and services. Suitable if you have practised lipreading skills at improvers' level.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £201.00
    Concession: £145.00

  10. Confident communication for people with hearing loss

    Course Date: Tue 6 Nov 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This five-week practical course is aimed at adults with acquired hearing loss who experience hearing difficulties in everyday situations. Partners, family members and friends are also encouraged to enrol.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £48.00
    Concession: £35.00

  11. Lipreading and managing hearing loss for Armed Forces and ex-Forces personnel

    Course Date: Tue 22 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Damage to your hearing through exposure to noise can make it hard to follow speech, even with hearing aids. Learn about lip movements and tactics to help you manage difficult listening situations. Aimed at members of the armed Forces and ex-Forces personnel.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  12. Assertiveness and hearing loss

    Course Date: Tue 26 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - 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.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £48.00
    Concession: £35.00

  13. Become more lipreadable

    Course Date: Fri 5 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: 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'.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  14. Introduction to lipreading

    Introduction to lipreading

    Course Date: Tue 30 Apr 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Find out about the skills involved in lipreading and build your confidence in understanding conversations. Suitable if you have little or no experience of lipreading.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £79.00

  15. Communication with older people with a hearing loss

    Course Date: Fri 21 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The course will cover the features of age-related hearing loss and how these relate to what, and how, older people hear and understand. Participants will learn communication strategies so that older people can understand them better.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

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