Interested in attending a Deafblind Communicating and Guiding course?


A Level 2 Award in Communicating and Guiding with Deafblind People course is being offered at Signature’s Durham office.

Venue: Signature, Mersey House, Mandale Business Park, Belmont, Durham DH1 1TH

Dates: The course will be held over five days, 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27 September 2012.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Definition and groups of deafblind people
  • Effects including emotional, physical and mental well-being
  • Communication methods, including Deafblind manual, Block alphabet, BSL manual alphabet, lipreading, clear speech, facial expressions, gestures and good practice techniques
  • Access to information
  • Safe guiding (internal and external activities), environmental information and impact on movement, orientation and mobility
  • Simulation exercises
  • Specific equipment available
  • Legislation and services

If you are interested, please contact for more information.

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