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Introduction to Deaf Awareness and using British Sign Language in Aquatics – Online

This new webinar will give you an introduction to working with deaf swimmers in the aquatic environment.

The session is broken down into two parts –

  1. An introduction to deaf awareness
    This section will cover technology, terminology and adapting games/ activities and the considerations to make when teaching people who are deaf/ hard of hearing.
  2. An introduction to signing for swimming lessons
    This section will cover basic fingerspelling and signs including introductions, aquatic skills, instruction and feedback.

You will need to have your camera on for the duration of the session so you can practice the signs and receive feedback from your tutor to make sure you are performing them correctly.

Training format
This workshop will be delivered online as a webinar.

A webinar is an interactive online seminar that is led by the tutor and allows participants in different locations to be guided through the course content, hear the presenter, ask questions and be involved in group text discussions.

All our webinars are hosted on Zoom.

How to Enrol:
Click book on course or use the contact details below.

You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.



Institute of Swimming

01509 640640
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