On Thursday 17th December a number of members got together for an ALAS Christmas Social. Members wore an array of clothing including Christmas jumpers, reindeer antlers, Christmas socks and we even had our very own elf! We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a healthy, happy New Year.
About Linzi WeathersonQualified BSL Level 3. Railcard – travel costs are 1/3 less than normal price. Full driving license
Do you know the different between Bullying & Harassment? Martin Fox-Roberts, RSLI, provided a Bullying & HArassment Workshop on 22nd February 2020. 12 ALAS members joined Martin to share experiences, both positive and negative, of being bullied themself or witnessing bullying. One member in particular was very brave and shared her emotional experience of bullying, and showed incredible resilience.
"Every choice that we make has a consequence" On Saturday 28th October ALAS members joined Sarah Haynes, RSLI for an Ethics Workshop in Bristol. Sarah helped members to: Unpick personal and professional values in a thought provoking session Introduced ethical frameworks and explained how to use them Reflected on our Code in relation to ethical values Apply the Demand Control Schema toreal situations
Tuesday 18th September saw 10 ALAS members complete a First React ‘Emergency First Aid at Work RQF Level 3 Qualification’. Trainer, Joe, taught members essential life saving first aid techniques, including CPR and AED. Members who hold this essential skill have it listed on their ALAS directory listing.
As a child, I was always an avid reader, perhaps because my general lack of coordination meant I was so terrible at sport. I read anything and everything; consuming every book in my parents house and the local library several times over before I went to secondary school. One book that made a lasting impression on me, and first got me interested in politics was the brilliant ‘Yes Minister Diaries’. I [...]
Wondering why there are now two associations for lipspeakers? Lesley, Chair of the Association of Lipspeakers with Additional Sign speaks to deaf entrepreneur Terry Pizzey of Walk Through Online.Linzi Weatherson2018-09-24T10:00:11+01:00
Terry: I am hard of hearing and use lipspeakers from time to time. How do I know who to book? Lesley: Very good question. Every person’s needs are different. You explained to me that you are new to using lipspeakers and that you find some signs being used added to the meaning and that you also found that in turn, this meant the lipreading was less tiring. You would benefit from [...]