Do you manage or employ someone with a hearing loss? I can help you make sure that they have the same equality of oppportunity as their hearing colleagues.
How confident are you that your business is ready for the 12 million people in the UK with hearing loss? I can provide recommendations on equipment, physical adjustments or easy changes to policy and procedure that will help make your business fully accessible.
1 in 5 of the population has a hearing loss. That means they are undoubtedly your customers and your staff. My Deaf Awareness Training is essential learning for all employers and businesses. Contact me for information on very competitive rates and how I can design something to match your needs.
I am now also able to offer a comprehensive remote hearing loss awareness training session that is delivered via Zoom or Microsoft Teams. This is a great fit for all your staff members, wherever they are. The completely interactive training lasts approximately 2 hours.
Do you work in HR? I can help you make sure that your organisation is compliant with equality legislation and how it relates to people with hearing loss.
Have you recently purchased or installed some assistive equipment or technology? Perhaps you are considering making some adjustment but unsure what you need? I have 23 years experience of working with assistive technology (I even use some myself). Let me make sure you make the best and most economical choices.
Over the last 20 years I have worked with a vast range of organisations, including schools and colleges, the police, building and constuction firms, call centres, charities, solicitors, the civil service, retailers, tourism and hospitality providers and hospitals. You can be sure that I have the knowledge to help you.
My deaf awareness training will equip you and your staff to confidently communicate with people with hearing loss. The 3 hour session is packed with information, insights, practical demonstrations and activities. It is informative, that's for sure...but it is also fun. Contact me for more information and to discuss how I can design a b
My deaf awareness training will equip you and your staff to confidently communicate with people with hearing loss. The 3 hour session is packed with information, insights, practical demonstrations and activities. It is informative, that's for sure...but it is also fun. Contact me for more information and to discuss how I can design a bespoke session to match your business. Remote training sessions via Zoom now also available.
Would you like to make your business and/or premises more accessible to the 12 million people with hearing loss? Are you thinking about installing some assistive equipment for your customers or staff but not sure what you need? Perhaps you already have a loop system but are not sure how to use it? Whatever your business, I can offer practical and sensible advice.
It can be difficult to adjust to a sudden or increased hearing loss. For many professionals, it can affect confidence, increase anxiety and reduce effectiveness. I am an experienced coach and mentor with a lifetimes experience of managing hearing loss. My programme of one-to-one mentoring sessions can help you or your employee regain control of those now tricky scenarios.
I have been working with and on behalf of people with hearing loss since 1999. I began in an advice and advocacy role and soon progressed into education and employment support for individuals and companies. I possess Stage 2 in British Sign Language and I hold a recognised teaching qualification.
I have a life-long bi-lateral hearing loss, I wear two hearing aids and I use assistive equipment. My personal insight into how hearing loss can impact on life in the workplace means that I am better equipped to offer advice to your business.
That's how many people there are in the UK with hearing loss. 4.4 million of those are of working age. They are your customers, your suppliers and your staff. I will work with you to make sure your business is accessible to all of them.