Work 282 Communication in American Sign Language
Days/Time: Saturdays - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Humboldt County Library
1313 - 3rd Street - Eureka
Instructor: Brenda Lindemann
Set yourself up for success! Strengthen relationships at home, school, and in the community. This class is for anyone interested in learning ASL including: family, friends, teachers, and caregivers, paraprofessionals of the deaf and non-verbal signers. This course for educators, service providers and community members who need to communicate with deaf, hard of hearing, or nonverbal people on a regular basis. Students will be introduced to the basics of American Sign Language (ASL) and the signs most commonly used in daily life. Topics include vocabulary related to everyday life situations, simple questions, and key cultural differences and expectations when communicating with people who are deaf or nonverbal. The emphasis is on functional language and communication skills.