Deaf Awareness Training

Neil Mason

Neil Mason

Deaf Awareness Trainer (in BSL)

Lesley Weatherson

Deaf Awareness Trainer (in English)

Want to Know the Answers to some of Those Difficult Questions?

Lipspeaker UK offers deaf awareness training for businesses and government departments to improve their knowledge and give insight into working with deaf professionals. Deaf awareness training is delivered by deaf people who share their own experiences of good practise and by Lesley, a qualified Sign Language Interpreter and lipspeaker.

BSL video version of the page

BSL & Lipspeaker video versions of the page​

Want to Improve Communication with Deaf Colleagues?

We offer bespoke Deaf Awareness training/Disability Confident training and our current clients include HMGCC, DWP, Home Office, MOD, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Border Force and the NHS. 

Training: 2 hours, half day and full day packages to suit.


Learn in a fun and supportive way. Deaf awareness training by those who truly understand. Book your session today!

Want to learn a few simple signs to communicate with deaf people?

Topics include:

  • Types of deafness and causation 
  • Medical vs social model of disability 
  • Different types of communication support available
  • Statistics on deafness and communication support 
  • Funding such as Access to Work (AtW)
  • Reasonable adjustments and Equality Act 2010 
  • UN conventions and rights of disabled people
  • Technology and supporting deaf people effectively
  • Clear communication tactics for all deaf people
  • Lipreading exercises
  • Basic British Sign Language signs to help in your work place

If you have staff who want to learn British Sign Language, we can supply deaf tutors to attend your premises or to teach online.

Quotes are always sent along with Terms of Business and agreed before proceeding with any bookings.

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