In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Spring 2018 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin on January 29th and run for 10 weeks. Registration open until January 22, 2018. Anyone age 16 or over may register.
PLEASE NOTE: You must have taken a Level One course with us before taking a Level Two course.
A minimum of 10 registrations are required for a class to be held. Spaces are limited to 20 seats per class.
Community Participants: $125.00
Perkins employees: fee waived
BOOK REQUIRED: The Joy of Signing by Lottie Riekehof. (Can be found online)
Level One: Includes approximately 500 word vocabulary, introduction to fingerspelling, and development of basic sign language skills. It is a prerequisite for Level Two Class.
Level Two: Includes approximately an additional 500 word vocabulary, fluency & comfort with fingerspelling, numbers, expressive skills in communicating in sign and fingerspelling, and basic receptive comprehension skills using fingerspelling and sign language.
Classes are taught in Signed English and meet one session per week. Each class will be conducted by experienced Sign Language instructors and will be held in the Northeast Building, Ground Floor – Room SG22 at Perkins in Watertown.
Schedule (Choose ONE day and time that works for you)
- Monday night, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
- Tuesday morning, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
- Wednesday morning, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
- Wednesday afternoon, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Registration is open until January 22, 2018
Please Note: For inclement weather class cancellation call 617-972-7841. Classes cancelled due to weather or instructor illness will be made up by adding a class to the end of the course.
Refund Policy for Sign Language Classes
- 100% before the first class
- 90% before the second class
- 50% before the third class
- After the third class – no refund