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Supporting Deaf people and those with acquired hearing difficulties to live independent lives

We provide a range of training courses and workshops, all designed to help improve communication with, and for, those living with hearing loss.

All courses are run by certified professionals, can be BSL signed, and are nationally recognised.

Learn BSL with WNDA - Courses starting soon - Limited spaces so book your place now!

FREE Family BSL Course

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Date: 11th May 2024

Time: 2:30pm

Location: The Deaf Centre, 32 Railway Road, Kings Lynn, PE30 1NF

Price: FREE

A FREE 6-week course that is open to all family members and carers of D/deaf children.

Learn about a total communication approach to language - Improve communication within the family, increase well-being and explore the rich Deaf culture & history.

Introducing BSL in schools - Education professionals workshop

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Date:TBC

Time: TBC

Location: Online. OR The Deaf Centre, 32 Railway Road, Kings Lynn, PE30 1NF

BSL will be available as a GCSE Option from 2025. In preparation for the introduction of BSL to the curriculum, WNDA is offering a series of workshops for schools and teachers supporting the creation of inclusive communication environments, which will enable mainstream primary and secondary school learners to develop an understanding and appreciation of the language, whilst enhancing communication for children and young people with ALD, hearing and speech difficulties, and concentration issues.

Introducing BSL in schools -
Parents workshop

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Date:TBC

Time: TBC

Location: Online. OR The Deaf Centre, 32 Railway Road, Kings Lynn, PE30 1NF

Students will soon be able to learn BSL in schools as part of their GCSE's.

To support both students and parents WNDA is offering a series of workshops that will explain what this means, how this will work, and how learning BSL will benefit students in a multitude of ways including improving concentration as well as overall communication skills.This workshop is open to parents of children of all ages, as BSL will be introduced at primary school level as well as high school.

Deaf Awareness Training

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At WNDA we are passionate about improving the lives of Deaf people and those with acquired hearing loss. This includes ensuring better inclusivity by raising awareness of the challenges this community faces in a hearing world.

As such we have designed a number of programs and workshops to help support organisations.

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This courses are tailor-made, and are designed to raise awareness of the deaf community and those with hearing loss, to ensure all services are as accessible as possible.
Suitable for individuals, organisations, schools or private groups, this course is ideal for anyone wanting to improve their service offerings, understanding, and increase awareness.

This course can be booked as private sessions for organisations, schools, or groups and can take place at your chosen location or at our Deaf Centre based in King's Lytnn town centre.

British Sign Language - Level 1

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Date: 14th September 2024

Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Duration: 24 sessions

Location: The Deaf Centre, 32 Railway Road, Kings Lynn

Price: £425 (including exam)

Our popular BSL courses are back! Running from 24th September. (Dates visible on our Events Calendar)

BSL Level 1 is designed for newcomers, who want to learn basic language skills to communicate simple conversations with other BSL users.

All courses are led by an experienced, qualified BSL user and result in a nationally recognised award.

British Sign Language - Level 2

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Date: 24th September 2024

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Duration: 28 sessions

Location: The Deaf Centre, 32 Railway Road, Kings Lynn

Price: £630 (including exam)

Want to take your BSL skills to the next level? This is the course for you! Increase your vocabulary, learn more language skills, and hold more in-depth BSL conversations with our Level 2 course.

All courses are led by an experienced, qualified BSL user and result in a nationally recognised award.

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