Training & Presentations

What we offer


Please contact us for information on training and presentations suitable to your organisation. Costs are very reasonable and we can often provide initial taster training days for free. Examples of the type of training that we can provide include:
  • Lipreading overview & lipreading practice
  • Types of deafness & associated communication methods
  • Deafness & concentration fatigue
  • Personal experiences of deafness
  • Strategies & handy hints for communication
  • Basic sign language & fingerspelling
  • Facial expressions & connected emotions
  • Noise & ear protection

“ We organised an Introduction to British Sign Language and Deaf Awareness session for operational firefighters and our prevention and education personnel. The session was delivered by deaf awareness: NE at Tynemouth Fire Station and arranged around our operational commitments. The structure and pace of the training was nice and relaxed which   made everyone comfortable and ensured they got the most from the session. As a result of the training our personnel have applied their skills and knowledge at a recent community event. We plan to carry out some further training in the future to build on the initial input and reinforce the learning. I would highly recommend the session; the improved confidence and awareness have given our personnel new skills that have already been applied."


 Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service