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 For definitions and information about sensory impairments, Deaf ,Blind and Deafblind. Please click here.  

    One to One Support Services deliver courses ranging from in-house sensory impairment awareness to advanced language professional courses that are recognised by the certification body. (CACDP).  Our aim is to raise awareness of dual sensory impairment, Deaf blind.  As well as impart communication skills to carers, workers and establishments that provide services to people having sensory impairments, complex needs, disabilities or specialist communication.  One to One Support Services will increase your skill base, enabling you to communicate efficiently and effectively with people.

   We are specialists in dual sensory impairment.

  We understand congenital and acquired sight and hearing loss.

  Our own courses are available for you to attend in the Midlands area. Our flexibility also means that presentations can be delivered your establishment saving  money and allowing you to maintain your level of cover for staffing ratios. We also deliver tailor made courses to suit unique training requirements.

 

 

 

    For more information about our training courses please  click on the PDF version of our training prospectus to the left.

 

 

 

 

 If you would like the Training Prospectus mailed to you or a course delivered in your area, please send an e-mail via the Contact Us page. Alternatively phone the office on 0845 4391182 and request a free information pack.  We will be pleased to assist you.

         For a details of the courses provided by us please click on the links/ logos below:-

 

 

 

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CACDP Courses

    We suggest you view the Training Course Calendar Page for course dates. 


One to One Support Services Courses

 

Deafblind Awareness   

˝ Day or  1 Day  (Max 16 People)

   Who is the course for? This course is aimed at those working with or supporting people with sensory impairments or as a first stage awareness into dual sensory impairment.

   Content. Areas of sensory impairment, How do we communicate? Communication exercises, methods and systems that are used with sensory impaired people. Environmental factors for communication.

 

Deafblind Support Worker Course – Dual Sensory Impairment , Communication Tactics and Safe Guiding Methods

2 Days (Max 16 People)

    Who is the course for?  This course is for those working regularly with or supporting people with acquired sensory impairments. Basic knowledge of Dual Sensory Impairment would be beneficial.  

    Content. Types of sensory impairment, Multiple Systems of communication. Communication exercises, methods that are used with sensory impaired people. Environmental factors for communication. Also practical skills of safe guiding and mobility support.

 

Communication Awareness 

1 day  or 1/2 Day Session (Max 16 People)

  Who is the course for?  This course is aimed at anyone working in a supporting / caring role as an initial course / session around the different communication methods that can be used. (Especially when speech and written text become difficult for communicating.)

  Content.  Understanding how we communicate. Communication exercises, methods and systems that are used with people who are losing their hearing, sight or both.  Also covered are the environmental factors for enabling efficient communication. Useful aids or adaptations.

 

Supporting People in a Hospital / Health Care Setting – Communication and Sensory Impairment 

1/2 Day session (Max 16 People)

   Who is the course for? This course is for health care staff working in a supporting / caring role as an initial course / session around the different communication methods that may be used.

   Content.  Communication, methods and systems that are used with people when speech and written text become difficult such as when a patient’s illness means normal communication is no longer efficient.   Environmental factors for communication. Elements of communication for hospital stays, planning care and treatment, the right information, communicating, what when and HOW. Best practice guidelines, who can help? Being prepared.

 

Complex Communication Needs and Systems

 1 Day (Max 16 People)

   Who is the course for?  This course is specialised for those working with people who have complex communication needs or systems. People who are looking to widen their knowledge base of systems of communication will find this course will enhance their current skills.

    Content.   Communication systems used by people who are congenitally deafblind or who have multiple disabilities.  Environmental factors for communication. Communication methods covered;  Moon, Objects of reference, personal objects of reference, sign systems, calendar systems, tactile, pictorial, symbols, adapted personal methods and others.

 

    Bespoke Training Courses

           We also offer bespoke training courses. These are designed with you to provide your staff a tailored service. After consulting with you a unique menu will be developed to meet your individual or requirements.

  • Bespoke training elements can be drawn from the above sensory impairment courses topics as well as the following elements.

  • Operational auditing

  • Quality management of services

  • Human resource analysis’s of staff training needs regarding sensory impairment

 

    We have been successful, in the past,  incorporating training into team building and staff development opportunities.

 

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    We deliver nationally recognised and certified courses.  Below is a list of the courses available from One to one support services.

Not all courses are listed so if you do not see the CACDP course you are looking for please contact us.

Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People

(CACDP) Courses and Units

    CACDP Level 1

 DAC1   Certificate in Developing Awareness and Communication with Deaf and Deafblind People

2 units : -

K101   Deaf and Deafblind Awareness

T101    Communication Tactics with Deaf and Deafblind People

 

    CACDP Level 2 Courses

 CDC2 Certificate in Communicating with Deafblind People (Manual)

3 units :-

T202 Deafblind Manual Communicating and Guiding

K202 Understanding Communication with Deaf People

T201 Communicating with Deaf and Deafblind People (ACE)

 

 

CDB2 Certificate in Communicating with Deafblind People

2 Units :-

K202 Understanding Communication with Deaf People

T201 Communicating with Deaf and Deafblind People (ACE)

 

    CACDP Level 3 Courses

 FDB3 Certificate in Facilitating Communication with Deafblind People (Manual)

3 Units :-

T304 Working Between Spoken / Written English and Deafblind Manual

P301 Professional Issues in Facilitating Communication with Deaf and Deafblind People

L304 Accessible English for Deaf and Deafblind People

 

 

KDB3 Certificate in Insights into Communication with Congenitally Deafblind People

2 Units ;-

K202 Understanding Communication with Deafblind People

K301 Understanding Communication with Congenitally Deafblind People

 

 

LDB3 Certificate for Language Service Professionals with Deaf and Deafblind People ( Deafblind Manual)

4 Units:-

P301 Professional Issues in Facilitating Communication with Deaf and Deafblind People

L304 Accessible English for Deaf and Deafblind People

P302 Professional Practice for Language Service Professionals

T304 Working Between Spoken / Written English and Deafblind Manual

 

 

FLS3 Certificate for Facilitating Communication  with Deaf People (Lipspeaking Skills)

2 Units:-

P301 Professional Issues in Facilitating Communication with Deaf and Deafblind People

L304 Accessible English for Deaf and Deafblind People

 

   

   Certificates can be obtained by passing the units in each course listed above. Units for each course can be taken in any order and Candidates may attended the courses but choose not to take the exams. Qualification status would then not be awarded.

   

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