These free ASL classes are being offered by Connections Beyond Sight and Sound, the Maryland/DC DeafBlind Project, and the Family Support and Resource Center at the Maryland School for the Deaf. We thank them for their work to support families with deaf and hard of hearing children.

Sex Ed Vocabulary

June 10, 2020
3-5 pm EST
Teacher: Richard Rose

This class is a review of “family life” vocabulary for interpreters and Teachers of the Deaf working in the K-12 setting. Discussion on the appropriate use of classifiers and professional/ethical considerations when interpreting this important subject matter to ensure maximum access for the Deaf/hard of hearing student. Parents are welcome to attend.
This presentation will be entirely in ASL. No voice interpretation will be provided.

Lenguaje de Señas Basicó para Familias que Hablan Español

el 11 de junio, 2020
3-4 pm EST
Presentación por: Gabriel Arellano

Venga a nuestra sesión sobre el lenguaje de señas con interpretación en Español. Aprenda nuevo vocabulario para comunicarse con sus niños sordos.

Basic ASL Signs

June 17 & 24, 2020
3-4 pm EST

Teachers: Edna Johnston & Louise Rollins


This class by ASDC’s ASL Weekend teacher, Edna Johnston and Maryland Teacher of the Deaf, Louise Rollins will help you learn, practice, and review basic ASL vocabulary for everyday use at home.


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