Deaf Awareness Training 

Deaf Awareness Training allows staff to gain an understanding of the deaf and hard of hearing world. This will educate the team on how to work positively and collaboratively together. 

We also offer Auslan in the workplace so new employees and their co-workers

can communicate effectively.

 

This training is available at your workplace and can be delivered free of charge. Disability Employment Service

Our DAT Program

Deaf Awareness Training Topics covered (1st  and 2nd session):

·  Understanding Hearing Loss

·  Explanation and exploration of hearing loss diagnosis

   including developmental stages for Deaf and hard of hearing children, youth

   and adults.

·  Facts of Deafness and Hearing Loss

·  Hearing assisted technology

·  Barriers Deaf/Hard of Hearing people face on a daily basis

·  How to create an accessible workplace for people who are Deaf/hard of Hearing

·  Communication tips, techniques

·  Captioning services and how captioning works

·  Q & A, worksheets and activities included

 

Specific workplace basic Auslan Training topics covered (3rd session):

· Review previous session

· Lip-reading exercises, how to make lip-reading easier for a Deaf/HoH person

· Facial Expression – role plays

· Fingerspelling

· Numbers

· Basic language signs –who, when, what, how, why, including appropriate syntax

· Specific workplace signs to your business

 

VICTORIA

597 St Kilda Road

Melbourne VIC 3004

M: 0420 971 391

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134/136 Cambridge St

Collingwood VIC 3066

M: 0420 971 391

enquiriesVIC@signforwork.org.au
 

QUEENSLAND

Suite 202B, Toowong Tower

9 Sherwood Road Toowong QLD 4066

M: 0420 971 391 
P: 07 3548 8918

 

Gold Coast Business Hub

Level 2, 35 Scarborough St Southport QLD 4215

M: 0420 971 391

enquiriesQLD@signforwork.org.au




 

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