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Deaf Awareness: reducing barriers in the workplace

  • 23rd February 2022
  • 11:00 - 12:00
  • Online Event

This event will cover some key findings and statistics around deaf employment, include the lived experience of a deaf employee and will give you practical tips on how you, as an employer, can reduce the barriers for deaf people in the workplace.


This event will cover some key findings and statistics around deaf employment, include the lived experience of a deaf employee and will give you practical tips on how you, as an employer, can reduce the barriers for deaf people in the workplace.

Overview:

Guest Speaker Company: Sign Solutions

About: Sign Solutions enables communication between Deaf and hearing people across the UK. They are a full-service provider offering, on-demand and around the clock interpreting, training and translation services nationwide, enabling Deaf people to communicate more effectively and gain equal access to information, products, services, education and work.

Speaker 1:
Sophie Kang 


Business Development Manager
Sophie joined Sign Solutions as Business Development Manager in August 2019. She studied British Sign Language and Deaf Studies at University and is passionate about educating organisations in being accessible for Deaf people.

Speaker 2:
Adam Breeze


Business Development Manager
British Sign Language is Adam’s first language and as Business Development Manager for Sign Solutions his role is to support the Deaf Community through the Access to Work scheme and support organisations in providing services for BSL users.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Head of HR, HR Directors & Managers, L&D/OD Managers, Diversity Practitioners, Business Managers & Sponsors,
  • Network leads.
  • Sector specific
  • CEO’s

Overview:

Guest Speaker Company: Sign Solutions

Sign Solutions enables communication between Deaf and hearing people across the UK. They are a full-service provider offering, on-demand and around the clock interpreting, training and translation services nationwide, enabling Deaf people to communicate more effectively and gain equal access to information, products, services, education and work.