This is an abbreviated 6-hour Introduction to American Sign Language. This course offers an introduction to American Sign Language, including finger spelling, sending and receiving signs and background information on deafness. Topics include background information on American Sign Language and Deafness; understanding the difference between disability and handicap; learn how American Sign Language is different than English, develop expressive and receptive skills in American Sign Language, demonstrate basic signs to communicate in everyday situations; and a specific list of terms for this targeted group.
Continuing Education Level
Continuing Ed - Contract Trng