Raising a Deaf Child facilitator training, Manchester

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St Thomas Centre GMCVO

Ardwick Green North


M12 6FZ

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Are you a professional who wants to make a difference to deaf children and their families?

Raising a deaf child can be challenging with many families needing guidance to help understand the impact deafness can have. This programme gives you a wealth of ideas and strategies to improve the way you support parents and carers. You’ll leave the training inspired and confident to deliver the Raising a deaf child programme to the families you work with.
You’ll have opportunity to practise new approaches during the day and take away step-by-step plans to use in the future. This practical, CAN-accredited programme is built on evidence-based strategies that deliver positive impact for families and deaf children.

Key themes

  • The emotional impact of parenting a deaf child on parents’ confidence and self-esteem
  • Developing good communication in families and with professionals
  • Raising self-esteem, resilience and confidence in parents and children
  • Behaviour management techniques

What do delegates say?
Very useful course to inform my practice as a Teacher of the Deaf as well as a facilitator.” Teacher of the Deaf, Birmingham

“Discipline is always something I have been concerned about with my deaf child. The techniques
discussed are very practical and easy to apply to life. The course is very reassuring.” Parent, Scotland


Who is the course for?

Education professionals working with deaf children.

Do I need to book my own communication support?

No - please let us know what communication support you require and we will book it for you.

How much does it cost?

£95 per delegate, payable via credit/debit card, cheque and invoice.

Can I book a place without a purchase order number?

Yes. If you are waiting for a PO number to be approved, enter 'to be confirmed' when registering and let us know the number once approved.

How do I find out your bank details?

If you need our bank details in order to add the National Deaf Children's Society as a supplier on your finance system, again please contact us and we can send these to you (training@ndcs.org.uk)

Do I need to do any prep before attending?

No, however we do ask that you complete the following survey before attending: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/raisingadeafchildmay18

What are my transport options for getting to and from the event?

The event will be hosted at St Thomas Centre, GMCVO. There is directional information on the St Thomas Centre website.

Car parking

Parking information can be found on the St Thomas Centre website.

Is lunch provided?

Please note that lunch is not provided. Delegates will be asked to bring their own lunch or make use of any local cafes. Refreshments, such as tea, coffee and water will be available.

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 training@ndcs.org.uk

What if I need to cancel?

In the event the

  • Delegate cancels 20 working days or less before the planned date, a charge of 100% of the total cost will be made

  • Delegate cancels 21 - 30 working days before the planned date, a charge of 50% will be made

  • Delegate cancels 31 working days before the planned date, no charge will be made.

If you have any further questions, please email training@ndcs.org.uk or phone 0121 234 9832 or visit us online.

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