Our Deaf training is carried out by our Deaf Led team, they have first-hand experience of the barriers faced by the Def community
Our Deaf Led team understands the importance of Deaf culture and knows from personal experience the issues faced by Deaf people and the best advice and support to overcome these. They can support your business in becoming Deaf aware through the delivery of bespoke training and awareness courses for your employees.
Deaf Awareness Training
This Practical exercise-based session raisies awareness of Deaf Culture and the barriers Deaf people face. Our experienced trainer is a Deaf sign language user offering informed knowledge and lived experience to enrich the learning.
We offer a half day or full day session, working in small groups and pairs, delegates use humour-based exercises to discuss access issues. Course includes a brief introduction to British Sign Language within the afternoon session.
Learn British Sign Language (BSL) and / or Short Workshop in Basic BSL signs
This eighteen week course takes place at our offices in Exeter and is designed to enable you to communicate with Deaf people using British Sign Language (BSL) at Level 1 standard.
This course is provided by our BSL accredited partner ‘Sign with Beth’. Please contact Beth directly for more information and to book.
Alternatively, our Deaf Led team offers short workshops in learning basic British Sign Language signs. This learning empowers individuals and staff to feel confident when communicating with a Deaf employee or customer.
Get in touch
For all inquiries including more information on our training, products, and service and to book an accessible meeting room please contact our HUB hosts. Alternatively, complete the contact form and one of our friendly HUB hosts will be in touch with you.
We offer bespoke quotes for individual pieces of work, products, and training. Please get in touch to discuss this with a member of the team.
Telephone: 01392 459 222
Did you know Living Options Devon is a charity? We offer a range of support services for disabled people and members of the Deaf community where British Sign Language is their first language. In booking a meeting room, training session or product with us you are supporting our charity. All profits go directly to supporting our beneficiaries across the south west of England. More about us.