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Deaf awareness for early years practitioners – CPD accredited, July 2022

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CPD accredited online training for early years practitioners working with deaf children – feel confident in supporting children with hearing

About this event

Do you want to feel confident in supporting children with a hearing loss in your early years setting?

Deaf children can do anything other children can do, given the right support from the start. Effective language and communication skills lie at the heart of their social, emotional and intellectual development.

Training overview

This CPD accredited training has been designed to help you feel confident in supporting children with hearing loss, in your setting.

During this online training you will learn what deafness is and some of its causes. You will also be able to describe best practices when communicating with children with a hearing loss.

You’ll leave able to use some basic signs and describe ways to use books and rhymes to support children with a hearing loss.

This training covers:

  • What is deafness?
  • What causes childhood deafness?
  • Technology
  • Using gestures and iconic signs
  • Using books with deaf children

How the training is structured?

The training programme is made up of 2 modules:

  • 1x e-learning module
  • 1x live workshop

The live workshop will run from 6 - 7:30pm, on Thursday 14 July 2022..

Who is this online training for?

This CPD accredited online training is designed for all mainstream early years practitioners.

CPD accreditation

2 CPD hours / points

Certified by CPD UK

How to join?

This will be a Zoom session. When you first join, you may be prompted to download Zoom which only takes a few seconds to do with a normal broadband connection. Full joining instructions will be sent to you prior to the event.

You can access these workshops on any compatible device. We would recommend you join via your computer or laptop to fully contribute through the day. You can join using a phone or tablet if necessary, however we cannot guarantee that all of the functions will work on these devices.

FAQs

Is this training CPD accredited?

Yes, this online training is CPD accredited and will equate to 2 CPD hours / points, certified by CPD UK. Delegates who complete this training will receive a certificate of attendance.

Can I join using any device?

You can access this workshop on any compatible device. We would recommend you join via your computer or laptop to fully contribute through the day. You can join using a phone or tablet if necessary, however we cannot guarantee that all of the functions will work on these devices.

Do I need to do any prep before attending the live workshop(s)?

Yes, you will need to complete the following two tasks prior to the live workshop:

  • pre-event survey: a mandatory survey to gauge current confidence levels
  • e-learning module: a mandatory e-learning module that will take roughly 1 hour to complete.

Both of these will be available for completion on our online training hub, prior to the live workshop. We will provide you with log in details closer to the event date, if you do not already have an account

Do I need to book my own communication support?

No, we will book this for you. All communication support requirements including captions and BSL interpreting are available by request only. Please indicate your preference on the booking form.

What if I need to cancel?

If you are unable to attend and need to cancel your place, please contact us at training@ndcs.org.uk. Refunds will be available as below.

If you cancel:

  • 7 working days or less before the planned date, you will be charged 100% of the total cost
  • 8-14 working days before the planned date, you will be charged 50% of the total cost
  • 15 working days before the planned date, you will not be charged.

Do I need to be a member?

No, however if you'd like to become a professional member you can join for free. Our membership allows you to join our community of professionals who are supporting deaf children, young people and their families throughout the UK.

Here is more information to set up your free membership.

Can I give my place to a friend or colleague if I can't come?

Yes, however you must notify us in advance, at least 3 days before the workshop takes place via training@ndcs.org.uk.

Can I share my log in details with a friend of colleague to join?

No. The log in details are for 1 person only.

There will be a registration period prior to the start of the event where we will be checking the name of those entering against the delegate list (names of those registered to the purchased tickets).

If your name does not feature on the list, you will not be allowed entry to the webinar.

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