A recent study of young people, both Deaf and hearing, across the UK, found over 90% want to learn British Sign Language. BSL is an amazing skill to have and has the following benefits to young people:
- Increased awareness and use of eye contact during communication.
- Improved fine motor skills and spacial awareness.
- assists with cognitive learning.
invis-Ability offer a wide range of choice for all schools from one off workshops to after school and lunch time clubs. All delivered by our friendly, experienced facilitators. All of our team are DBS checked and are able to tutor any of our courses and workshops to your schools needs, ensuring that invis-Ability can enhance and complement your curriculum giving your students an experience that will stay with them.
- Luchtime/After school Sign Language Club
- Lunchtime/ After school Sign Choir
Super You, Super Me
Did you know we all have superpowers? Things that we can do well. Its sometimes easy to forget our superpowers when we are faced with things we find difficult.
Super You, Super Me – helps us all to find the superpowers we all possess – kindness, acceptance and understanding – as well as our own unique gifts.
Super You, Super Me is not just about disability equality and awareness it is about understand we we all have similarities and differences and how important it is to celebrate these.
Our Super You Super Me workshop is 2 hours long and can be split into 2 x 1 hour sessions. The workshop comprises of the following topics:
What’s your Superpower? – encouraging young people to look at their skills
Different but Similar – Through simple games and fun discussions we look at similarities and differences and that its not just OK to be different – it makes the world go round
Disability or Different Ability? –
Deaf Awareness – Fingerspelling their names, how to ask for help? How do Deaf people use phones or call for help. For youth groups their promise signed.
Visual Impairment Awareness – Find out about Braille and try our Braille machine to write their own names. Play games with our Giant Braille frames. Look at Braille in action.
Deaf/Blind Awareness – How do Deaf/Blind people communicate?
Guide and Assistance Dogs – Different harnesses mean different things. Find out all the different amazing ways animals can help people. What to do when you see an assistance dog?
Physical Impairments – Different ways to move and play.
Our Brain the computer – A gentle introduction into Learning Difficulties and the Autistic Spectrum disorder