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Deaf Awareness Week 2014

It’s Deaf Awareness Week 19th- 25th May

Deafness Resource Centre staff will be out and about offering Information & Advice as well as raising awareness across St Helens & Halton that week. On Wednesday 21st May, we will be holding a Marquee in Church Square, St Helens, the marquee will include Information Stalls from partner organisations relating to Deafness and a variety of activities will take place during the day including Deaf Awareness Taster Sessions, Sign & Sing from Parish Church Primary School, Take a look inside your own ear and much much more.

Come on down and make yourself Deaf Aware!!

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Employment Event for Deaf & Hard of Hearing people

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Are you Deaf or Hard of Hearing and looking for Employment?

Do you want to know more about

• Apprenticeships
• Training
• Access to Work
• Available support

Then come along to our Employment Event and find out more!!

Volunteer Needed

Deafness Resource Centre are looking for a Volunteer to work closely with a young hearing child of deaf parents to enable them to broaden their communication levels. The Volunteer will read to the child as well as help them to progress with their own speech

Volunteers should show a good level of understanding of children and have some knowledge about Deafness and Communication barriers. Minimum BSL Level 2 needed in order to communicate with parent.kid

Please contact Amie Johnson for more details on 01744 23887 or email amie.johnson@deafnessresourcecentre.org

Tinnitus Awareness Week

It’s Tinnitus Awareness Week!!

Tinnitus is a noise that may be heard in one ear, in both ears or in the middle of the head. The noise may be low, medium or high pitched. There may be a single noise or two or more components. The noise may be continuous or it may come and go, most people with Tinnitus say they have a ringing sound. Tinnitus can have a negative effect on daily life, disturbing sleep and sometimes causing anxiety and depression

Deafness Resource Centre have a number of support groups across St Helens & Halton, next sessions are as follows:

Wednesday 5th February 2014, 10.00am at Deafness Resource Centre, 32-40 Dentons Green Lane, St Helens, WA10 2QB

Thursday 6th February 2014, 10.00am at Runnymede Court, William St, Widnes, WA8 6RN

Thursday 6th March 2014, 10.00am at Hanover Court, Palacefields Ave, Brookvale, Runcorn WA7 6EJ

For any other enquiries please contact 01744 23887 or angela.edwards@deafnessresourcecentre.org

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