Celebration of Deaf Awareness Week 2023: Access to Communication
Conference 4th May 2023 BT Tower
9.30 Coffee, registration, and exhibitors
10.00 Welcome Sheila Sirco, Chair of UKCoD will set the scene for the day.
10:04 Tony Hyland – Trustee at Deaf Roots & DWP National Employer Partnership team
Engagement of Employers in supporting more deaf /partially hearing people into work.
10:25 Cochlear Speaker not known yet.
10:46 Dr Adrian Brown -Centre for Obesity Research UCL
Diabetes information for deaf people
11.07 Break exhibitors
11.28 Professor Paul Herriotts Professor of Transport Design National Transport Design Centre Coventry University – Accessible Transport Activities
11.49 Prof Ben Shirley Salford University and Lauren Ward RNID
12:10 Rebecca Fenton-Ree Teacher of the Deaf Oak Lodge Wandsworth
Refugee communication in action
12:31 A panel of all the morning speakers answering questions.
12.52 Lunch & Exhibitors
14:07 Michael Brady Kings College Hospital
NHS England’s review of the Accessible Information Standard
14:28 Dani Sive Head Teacher at Frank Barnes School
14.49 Beth Whitley (Deaf Instructor) and Petula Sumner (Teacher of the deaf Winchester
Communication support with the deaf children on the caseload in Hampshire
15.10 Break & Exhibitors
15.30 Sarah Mackay Lip Speakers Association
Lip speaking strategies in communication.
15.51 Oliver Richardson Bristol Water
Overcoming communication challenges and opportunities in a 24/7 heavily regulated industry using lip speakers
16.12 A panel of all the afternoon speakers answering questions.
16:33 Sheila Sirco Chair of UKCoD close by 16.40