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Deaf Awareness

This online course has been written by award-winning writer and hearing loss expert Philip Hilton who has lived and professional experience of hearing loss and tinnitus.

By completing this course you’ll expand your knowledge of hearing loss and learn the many different ways deafness affects people; from the practical challenges to the emotional issues encountered by those experiencing hearing difficulties.

See below for further information.

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According to figures published by the Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), 1 in 5 people in the UK have hearing loss, that’s around 12 million deaf people, a significant figure. By 2035 it is estimated that there will be 14.2 million adults in the UK with hearing loss. There are also 50,000 deaf children at this time.

This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to better understand and provide assistance to those with hearing loss.

It is important to always remember that people with hearing loss are different from other people you encounter in only one small area – communication. Deaf people are to be found everywhere and involved in almost every kind of job and professional career.

Completing this course will give you the confidence to interact with deaf individuals and help to really make a difference in the world around you.

Learning objectives

You will gain an understanding of:

1) Hearing Loss Facts and Myths

2) Identifying Hearing Loss

3) Types of Hearing Loss

4) Emotional Impact of Hearing Loss

5) Hearing Loss Terms and Living with Hearing loss

6) Hearing Loss in the Workplace

7) Assistive Technology and Communication

8) Tinnitus

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Course assessment and certification

On successful completion of the course a downloadable certificate is immediately available from your Online Training Academy Dashboard.

Additional information

Access Duration: Unlimited

Available for immediate enrolment: Yes

Suitable Devices: PC, Tablet & Phone

After placing your order online you will receive the following emails;

  • Purchase Receipt Email
  • Account Confirmation Email
  • Online Training Academy Invitation Email

The subject line of your Invitation Email will read:

Thank you for your eLearning Marketplace purchase. You are invited to join The Online Training Academy learning portal.

Click on the link in the email to open the Online Training Academy sign in page and use your email address as your Username and use the Password that you setup during the checkout process.

Your Online Training Academy dashboard will now be displayed and you will see the course you have purchased.

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