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Functional ASL

Learn authentically from a Deaf Instructor!

 

"Hearing people can learn sign language. Deaf people cannot learn how to hear."

L FRIEDMANN

 

About Functional ASL

You cannot learn ASL overnight, learning a visual language takes time, dedication, and patience.

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Functional ASL is taught by Loni- a DeafBlind Queer female with years of experience in teaching American Sign Language(ASL) in all levels. This is your opportunity to learn ASL online and to learn how to interact with Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing people. All classes will cover with ASL, Deaf Culture, Deaf History, & issues in the Deaf community. 

 
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LEVEL 1

CLOSED UNTIL JUNE

  • INTRODUCTIONS

  • NUMBERS

  • FINGERSPELLING

  • BASIC VOCABULARY 

  • BASIC DESCRIPTIONS

  • INTRO TO DEAF CULTURE

  • INTRO TO DEAF HISTORY

  • ISSUES IN THE DEAF COMMUNITY

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LEVEL 2

CLOSED UNTIL JUNE

  • BASIC GRAMMAR

  • BASIC DIALOGUES 

  • FINGERSPELLING

  • INTRO TO CONVERSATIONAL 

  • INTRO TO STORY SIGNING

  • INTRO TO GIVING DIRECTIONS

  • DEAF HISTORY

  • DEAF CULTURE

  • ISSUES IN THE DEAF COMMUNITY

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1:1 SESSIONS (ASL 3 LEVEL AND ABOVE ONLY)

AVAILABLE FOR CONSULT TO DETERMINE SCHEDULE

PRIVATE 1:1 SESSIONS

VOCABULARY PRACTICE

FINGERSPELLING PRACTICE

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

 

Time Slots for ASL Classes

OFFERING ASL I II AND PRIVATE SESSIONS

!!PACIFIC STANDARD TIME!!

APRIL 25TH TO JUNE 9TH 

(THIRD WEEK FROM MAY 9TH-13TH- NO CLASSES OR ONE TO ONE SESSIONS)

ASL 1

TUESDAYS 11AM & 4PM

WEDNESDAYS 4PM

THURSDAYS 11AM

ASL 2 WEDNESDAYS 11AM

1:1 SESSIONS (TO BE DETERMINED AFTER FIRST CONSULT)

$175.00 FOR MORNING & NOON CLASSES

$200.00 FOR EVENING CLASSES

1:1 SESSIONS $100 PER HOUR

CONSULT FOR 30 MINUTES FOR $50

(WHY THE PRICE DIFFERENCE? LONI IS DEAFBLIND, HER EYES WORK HARDER AT NIGHT TIMES AFTER ALL DAY DAILY ESPECIALLY ON THE COMPUTER SCREEN.) 

All the classes will meet for an hour and a half each week for 6 weeks total. The classes includes weekly video study guides. Everything will be taught online via Zoom. When you reserve your spot, make sure to include your

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TIME SLOT

Payments will be via Venmo and PayPal. Once you sign up- I will email you the syllabus.