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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

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About Functional ASL

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

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. 

Time Slots for ASL Classes

OFFERING ASL LEVELS ONE THROUGH TWO AND PRIVATE SESSIONS

6 WEEKS COURSE PER INDIVIDUAL

MUST BE PAID IN FULL SUNDAY BEFORE CLASSES START!

$300.00 FOR MORNING TO AFTERNOON CLASSES

(I cannot accept payments plans)

PACIFIC STANDARD TIME

(CHECK YOUR TIME ZONE FIRST BEFORE SIGNING UP!)

PACIFIC STANDARD TIME




PRIVATE SESSIONS:

​1:1 SESSIONS FOR LEVELS 2-5, INTERPRETER PRACTICE, DEAF & HOH PEOPLE WANTING TO IMPROVE SIGNS, AND MANY MORE REASONS!

(TO BE DETERMINED AFTER FIRST CONSULT)

$300.00 MORNING AND AFTERNOON CLASSES

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

NAME

PRONOUNS

EMAIL

LEVEL

TIME SLOT

Payments will be via Venmo and PayPal. Once you sign up- I will email you the syllabus. PLEASE DO NOT PAY BEFORE I ACCEPT YOU IN MY CLASSES! 

FOR 1:1 SESSION: EMAIL ME WHAT YOU WANT TO LEARN FROM ME.

INCLUDE WHO YOU ARE AND HOW/OR WHY YOU WANT TO LEARN ASL.

WHAT GOALS YOU WANT TO ACHIEVE FROM THE PRIVATE SESSIONS.  

1:1 SESSIONS $150 PER HOUR

CONSULT FOR 30 MINUTES FOR $75

CLASS REGISTRATION: OPEN! 

SEPTEMBER 11TH TO OCTOBER 19TH. 

PACIFIC STANDARD TIME! 
CHECK YOUR TIME ZONE BEFORE ENROLLING!

EMAIL TO SCHEDULE

PRIVATE SESSIONS: ALWAYS OPEN

$75 FOR CONSULT
$150 PER HOUR SESSION

ASL COURSES

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ASL

LEVEL 1 

MONDAY 1-2:30PM OR TUESDAY 10-11:30AM

An introduction to basic alphabets, numbers, introductions, fingerspelling, vocabulary, grammar structure, conversational practice, Deaf culture and history. 

$300.00

ASL

LEVEL 2

TUESDAY 1-2:30PM

Intermediate level with story signing, Deaf culture and history about how ASL was created and the issues in Deaf community about Sign Language versus Oralism. Lexicated fingerspelling and receptive practice. 

$300.00

ASL

LEVEL 3

WEDNESDAY 4-5:30PM

Advanced level with story signing, Deaf jokes and Deaf culture and history. Lexicated fingerspelling and receptive practice with long words. Chatroom won't be used anymore. Immersive signing to ask me questions and I answer back for your receptive practice. Continue discussion about book related to Deaf experiences. 

$300.00

ASL 

LEVEL 1.5 

MONDAY 4-5:30PM

Second part of ASL 1. Must take ASL 1 beforehand. This level will be focused with group activities and learning to sign a story from a classical Deaf tale. Grammar structure with fingerspelling receptive. Dialogues to encourage conversational skills. Deaf culture do and don'ts. 

$300.00

ASL

LEVEL 2.5

WEDNESDAY 10-11:30AM

Intermediate level with story signing, Deaf jokes and Deaf culture and history. Lexicated fingerspelling and receptive practice with long words. Chatroom will be used much less and more signing to ask me questions and I answer back for your receptive practice. Discussion about a book written by a Deaf person.

$300.00 

ASL

LEVEL 3.5

THURSDAY 11-12:30PM

Advanced level with story signing, Deaf jokes and Deaf culture and history. Advanced fingerspelling and receptive practice with long words. Immersive signing to ask me questions and I answer back for your receptive practice. Techniques to sign a children book with visuals.  

$300.00

ASL

LEVEL 4

THURSDAY 3-4:30PM

Expert level with story signing, Deaf jokes and Deaf culture and history. Immersive fingerspelling and receptive practice with long words and signing to ask me questions and I answer back for your receptive practice. Conversational practice meaning a lot of signing with me!

$300.00

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