Lipspeaker UK Ltd Director, Lesley Weatherson is celebrating a successful first year as Chair of the Association of Lipspeakers with Additional Sign (ALAS). After establishing in January 2017 the association has 18 members and over 800 followers on Twitter. With … Continue readingPosted in News | Comments Off on ALAS celebrates first year!
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Twelve lipspeaking students started their training in September 2016 and took their final exams in October 2017. We are all waiting with excitement for the results. It’s quite a journey from having little knowledge of the skills needed to lipspeak … Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged birmingham, lips training, lipspeaker training, lipspeaking, lipspeaking training | Comments Off on They’ve nearly qualified!
For anyone who could not attend the funeral of Diana in person, please do visit the Association of Lipspeakers with Additional Sign (ALAS) website where all information from the day can be found.Posted in News | Comments Off on Celebrating the life of Diana Barimore
To Diana Writing about Diana in the past tense does not come easily. As a friend and colleague she was part of my life in the true sense of the word. Although I had met her before starting up Lipspeaker … Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Diana, Diana Barimore | Comments Off on Remembering dear Diana
This weekend our students covered a number of the essential skills required to be a Lipspeaker. Jane Cordell delivered a Legal Rights session that focused on the d/Deaf person. She then continued to promote Continuous Professional Development (CPD), and explored assertiveness. The … Continue readingPosted in News | Comments Off on Lipspeaking Course – Sessions 10 and 11
On January 27th, Sara’s family attended a dinner in London given by Signature, the leading national charity in the U.K. dealing with all aspects of communication with the deaf and hard of hearing. The occasion was the Annual Award ceremony … Continue readingPosted in News | Comments Off on Sara Scanlon Lifetime Achievement Award
On 28th February, after a motivational training seminar participants will walk barefoot across 15 feet of red-hot, wood embers alongside the river Thames on South Bank. No experience necessary, and you will be supported by professional firewalkers the entire time. Find … Continue readingPosted in News | Comments Off on Firewalk on South Bank!
Our students are now a third of the way through their course and are mastering the processing skills required for lipspeaking. Session seven saw them studying professional practice and behaviours whilst understanding the demands of the profession.Posted in News | Comments Off on Session 7 – Students Making Progress!
Today, Andy Wight, deafened Civil Service Fast Streamer was awarded the Home Office Continuous Improvement Award for the impact of his work in cutting crime, protecting the borders and promoting diversity.Posted in News | Comments Off on Civil Service Fast Streamer wins award!
Lipspeaker UK Ltd and Sign for Thoughts had a busy weekend hosting the first two days of the 2016 Lipspeaker Training Course. Based in Farnborough, 14 students joined Lesley and Penny. It was a fantastic two days and we can’t wait for … Continue readingPosted in News | Comments Off on Lipspeaker Training Course – Day 1