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Classes raise deaf awareness

PUBLISHED: 16:30 22 October 2008 | UPDATED: 12:03 03 July 2010

DEAF awareness and basic sign language is a skill we should all be aware of according to Cheryl Hacking, founder of Earwig, Deaf Awareness Coaching.

After several years studying British Sign Language and working with deaf and hearing students at Great Yarmouth College, Cheryl felt there was a need for classes providing deaf awareness.

DEAF awareness and basic sign language is a skill we should all be aware of according to Cheryl Hacking, founder of Earwig, Deaf Awareness Coaching.

After several years studying British Sign Language and working with deaf and hearing students at Great Yarmouth College, Cheryl felt there was a need for classes providing deaf awareness.

One in seven people are deaf or hard of hearing and businesses need to meet Disability Discrimination Act requirements to ensure they have a fair and equal access to services.

Courses are informal, informative and thought provoking and increase awareness in all types of deafness and communication.

If you are interested in improving your skills or want to gain customer loyalty by consolidating skills and knowledge from a caring workforce, this course is for you.

Earwig provides one day workshops with qualified coaching, quality support folder and certificate of attendance.

The next course is taking place on Tuesday, November 11 from 9.30am - 4.00pm at the Kings Centre, Queen Annes Road. The price for the day is £49 per person -to book call 01493 662031 or 07842 166 840.

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