SHROPSHIRE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING FORUM

Start Date:
13th February 2013

End Date:
13th February 2013

Start Time:
2:00 pm

End Time:
TBC

AGENDA FOR MEETING TO BE HELD ON

WEDNESDAY, 13 FEBRUARY, 2013AT 2.00 PM

AT TRINITY HALL, CHURCH ROAD,

MEOLE BRACE, SHREWSBURY, SY3 9HF

 

1      Chairman’s Opening Remarks

2      Apologies for Absence

3      Talk on the Work of the British Deaf Association

         by Mr Robin Ash, Empowerment and Campaigns Officer.

4      Refreshment Break 

5      Update on the Any Qualified Provider scheme by Mr Darren McHale, M Sc,

consultant audiologist and head of Shropshire and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust

audiology service.

6      Talk on New Developments in Research into Hearing Loss and in  

        Hearing Therapy by Vicky Sadler, Hearing Therapist and Deputy Head of the

Audiology Service.

    Date of Next Meeting 

Wednesday, 19 June, 2013 at 2.00 pm at the White House Hotel, Telford.     Ann Shaw from West Mercia Police will speak on the important subject of Disability and Harassment.   Sue Hall, who teaches sign language at Telford College of Arts and Technology, will give a presentation.   Sue does not speak, but teaches by a combination of  signing, gestures and notes, finding ways for all to take part.  It should make for an interesting session.   We will also have our AGM.

 

Sign Language Interpretation by courtesy of VISS and Shropshire Council

 Hearing Dogs May Be Present  

Instructions on how to get to the Hall are attached here >>

 

Hugh Battersby

Secretary

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