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Access to Work and You- Information session

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Do you want to know more about what Access to Work is and how can it help you? Want to know what support options are available and get help with identifying the right one for you?

You can join one of our online event this February

We are hosting two online events about Access to Work and how it can help you. We will be talking about the application process and helping people to understand more about the eligibility criteria.

We will be talking about some of the communication support services that Access to Work fund. These will include speech-to-text-relay, BSL interpreters, as well as deaf awareness sessions. We will cover how and where you can find these types of communication support. Our aim is to help you understand more about Access to Work in order to get the right communication support in place for you.  There will be time at the end of the session to ask questions.

Who can take part?

You can register for our events if you are:

– Deaf

– 15 – 25 years old

You will also need to have access to a computer, smartphone or tablet, and an internet connection.

When are the events?

We are running two events on the same topic. Which session you join depends on your age:

15-17 years old on Wednesday 17 February at 5 – 6pm

18-25 years old on Thursday 18 February at 5 – 6pm

Where are the events taking place?

The events take place on Zoom. Once your place is confirmed, we will send all the information you need to join. Only people who have registered can attend the event.

Although your camera will be off during the session, you can still get involved, ask questions and share your own experiences through the chat box. One of the team will be on hand to answer questions throughout. This will be moderated.

Communication support

Closed captioning is available for our online event as well as BSL interpreters.

How do I sign up?

Click the links below to register for an event! Make sure you sign up to the event for your age group.

15-17 years old on Wednesday 17 February at 5 – 6pm

18-25 years old on Thursday 18 February at 5 – 6pm

Got questions or want more information?

If you have any questions or would like to find out more, please email roadshow@ndcs.org.uk.

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