Introduction to American Sign Language

Introduction to American Sign Language

An Introduction to American Sign Language is an beginner level course that teaches American Sign Language, Deaf Culture and history.  Topics include: basic vocabulary, grammar, history, fingerspelling, numbers, terminology, and Deaf culture and history.  The course is structured to help the students build basic expressive and receptive skills in American Sign Language and to understand the cultural values, beliefs, and behavioral norms of the Deaf community.  This is an instructor guided course with independent studies.  During class time the students are provided with lectures and group activities to learn new skills and to reinforce, review, and practice what has been learned in class.

Policies:

  • Minimum of 12 students required to run class.

  • Class is subject to cancellation due to insufficient enrollment.

  • Registration and Payment Deadline: Must Register/Pay 2 weeks prior to class start date.  Failure to pay 2 weeks prior to class start date will result in being placed on the waiting list.

  • Registration is confirmed once we receive your full tuition payment.

  • Must be 18 years old or older to register.

  • Placement is on a first come basis.

  • No refunds will be provided for missed classes due to absences.  No missed classes will be carried over to the next calendar session.

  • Full tuition, less a twenty (20) percent processing and handling fee, will be refunded if registration is cancelled before the first scheduled lesson of the term.

  • We take personal privacy very serious. We don't sell or release personal information to third parties.

  • We reserve the right to cancel or change class times.  In case a class is cancelled make up classes will be posted on the website.  Make up classes will be scheduled for a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.


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