Spring 2020 Session II Sign Language Classes

Due to COVID-19 and our offices  being closed until April 7, registration for our Spring Session II ASL classes is currently on hold, in case we need to adjust the class dates. Please call the Center at (815) 332-6800 if you have any questions.

Level 1

No experience needed! Level 1 introduces you to the basics, including the alphabet, finger spelling, colors, family signs, food, and weather.

Spring 2020 Session II

April 13 – June 8 

Classes are every Monday

(closed Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day)

  •  1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
  • 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Level 2

Level 2 focuses on expanding your sign language vocabulary and introduces you to other sign language systems and communication methods.

Spring Session II

April 13 – June 8

Classes are every Monday

(closed Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day)

  • 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Level 3

Level 3 class sessions focus on words that are the same, but used differently in conversation.

Spring 2020 Session II

April 16 – June 4

  • 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Meet the Instructor

Carol Robbins is the sign language instructor at the Center for Sight & Hearing. Since 1992 she has taught over 800 students how to use sign language. Carol has been deaf most of her life due to complications of spinal meningitis during her childhood. She was able to communicate by lip reading until she learned sign language at age 23. Carol teaches with a great sense of humor and takes time to make sure her students thoroughly understand the various signs.

Registration Information

$75 for 8-week session

  • Supplemental learning book available on the first day of class
  • Classes intended to be conversational & do not count for college credit
  • Children under the age of 17 must have instructor permission
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