So you want to learn sign language?
DEAF Inc. has developed a program designed to introduce you to American Sign Language (ASL) to aid in communication with the deaf or hard of hearing community, and educate those who may be losing their hearing. DEAF Inc.'s ASL Education program is also beneficial for those who would like to incorporate signs in communicating with babies, and for those who simply want to learn another language. DEAF Inc. is proud to also introduce a new class that is designed for Family with young children. This program is not designed to certify those who are interested in becoming interpreters.
ASL 1 and 2 classes are designed specifically for adult students, and are open to participant ages 16 and older.
The cost of this 6-week program is $30.00. During the program, you will receive weekly handouts with approximately 20 to 30 ASL vocabulary terms each, instruction on ASL structure, and a review test.
This six-week program will introduce you to American Sign Language, finger spelling the alphabet, numbers and some courtesy phrases, and basic knowledge of ASL structure. After the completion of session 1 and 2, a certification of completion will be awarded. In order to receive certification, students must complete end of class evaluation. Those who have received certification of completion of our 1st session may sign up for the 2nd session. The attendance is required in order to receive the certificate of completion.
Family ASL class (1 and 2) are designed specifically for parents/adults and children. During the program, you will receive weekly handouts with approximately 20 to 30 ASL vocabulary terms each, instruction on ASL structure, and a review test. Parents will be able to learn communication and teaching techniques to teach ASL to their children.
Families with deaf child(ren) will have priority registration.
The cost of this 6-week program is depending on how many children. 2 adults is $50, each child is $10, exception is children under age 5, they can attend class for free. A family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children) will be $70, or a family of 6 will be $90.
25 E. Frisco Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone/VP: (314) 714-6400
FAX: (314) 266-7427
Phone: (314) 968-8868
Toll Free: (888) 898-3323