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Deaf-Friendly Aquatics Workshop, Edinburgh

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Caledonia House

1 Redheughs Rigg

South Gyle

Edinburgh

EH12 9DQ

United Kingdom

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Thank you for booking to attend our training workshop. We look forward to meeting you on the day. If you would like to access NDCS publications for free, and hear about our professional training, become a member by signing up here; https://www.ndcs.org.uk/applications/membership/register.rm
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Our workshops support instructors and coaches to ensure deaf young people are fully included in aquatic activities.

Instructors and coaches will learn how to make small & simple changes to make activities deaf-friendly and develop confidence communicating with deaf children and young people.

Instructors will also learn basic British Sign Language and watersport specific signs.

The training will cover:

  • The impact of deafness on young people
  • Communication methods
  • How to adapt your activities
  • Tips for welcoming deaf children
  • Guidance on engaging with deaf children in your area
  • Fingerspelling
  • British Sign Language specific to watersports




FAQs


How much does it cost?

Its FREE!

(cancellation charge of £35)


What are my transport / parking options for getting to and from the training?

Please note, there is parking available at Caledonia House on a first come, first served basis.

The street outside is also usually very busy but should be quiter on a Saturday, there is also free parking at Gyle shopping centre nearby and the route is marked on this map

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

BUS Lothian Buses 2,12,18,21,22, 23, 24, 35, x26 & N22 and Stagecoach x40 stop close to Caledonia House or at the Gyle Shopping Centre. Further info & timetables: Tel: 0131 555 6363 http://www.lothianbuses.co.uk

TRAIN South Gyle Station and Edinburgh Park Station are about a 10 minute walk away. Regular services from Haymarket and Waverley stations. Further info & timetables: Tel: 08457 48 49 50 http://www.scotrail.co.uk


Are refreshments available?

Hot and cold drinks will be avalaible. Water will be provided. Please bring your own snacks.


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 5 days before the workshop takes place via swimming@ndcs.org.uk


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions about the day please contact Swimming Development Officer, Eleanor Connelly on 0141 354 7860 or email swimming@ndcs.org.uk


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Caledonia House

1 Redheughs Rigg

South Gyle

Edinburgh

EH12 9DQ

United Kingdom

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