Deaf Friendly Swimming Training, National Deaf Children's Society, Saturday, 16. November 2019

Our workshops support swimming teachers and coaches to communicate with deaf young people and fully include them in swimming activities.
Instructors and coaches will learn how to make small and simple changes to make activities deaf-friendly and develop confidence communicating with deaf children and young people.
Instructors will also have the opportunity to learn some basic greeting and water sport specific signs from British Sign Language.
Topics covered:

The impact of deafness on young people
Communication methods
How to adapt your activities
Tips for welcoming deaf children
Guidance on engaging with deaf children in your area
Fingerspelling
Basic British Sign Language specific to swimming

What do delegates say? “Everything was well explained and presented so I feel confident in teaching within the deaf community” Swim Coach, 2018
“I thought the activities were good. I personally liked the challenge of BSL conversations...” Swim Coach, 2018
“This was a thoroughly enjoyable work shop and the presenter was brilliant. I came away pleased with what I have learnt and feel equipped to go ahead to put into practice what i have learnt.” Swim Coach, 2018
“Thank you for all the useful material, I will definitely be using it. The presenter, was excellent and entertaining and kept us engaged…left us with a real sense of what we need to do.” Swim Coach, 2018

This course will run subject to enough delegates booking on.  We will let you know whether the course will run two weeks prior to the scheduled date.  We advise that you do not book travel or accommodation prior to that confirmation as we will not be able to refund expenses in case of cancellation.


FAQs

Who is the course for?
Swimming teachers and coaches who are working with deaf children and young people or who would like to make their activites deaf friendly for future participants.

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@).

Do I need to do any prep before attending?
No.

What are my transport options for getting to and from the event?
The event will be hosted at the National Deaf Children's Society head office in London. The nearest underground station is Old Street; a 5 minute walk away.

Car parking
There are no car parks directly on site. You can find information about local car parking here.

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@.

What if I need to cancel?
If 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.



This course will run subject to enough delegates booking on.  We will let you know whether the course will run two weeks prior to the scheduled date.  We advise that you do not book travel or accommodation prior to that confirmation as we will not be able to refund expenses in case of cancellation.

Interested in our other courses?
Take a look at our website

If you have any further questions, please contact us via email at training@ contact the Events Team on 0121 234 9832.

Saturday, 16. November 2019, National Deaf Children's Society, Deaf Friendly Swimming Training

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