California Family Resource Centers | Michael D. Eisner College of Education | Department of Special Education | Deaf Studies Department | National Center on Deafness

Deaf Education And Families Project

DEAF Project is partners with

American Sign Language Classes for
Families with DHH children

Communicating with a deaf or hard-of-hearing child in a language that they can easily understand and use is essential for helping them reach their cognitive potential.

These classes are designed to provide families with the confidence and skills necessary to successfully communicate with their deaf or hard-of-hearing child. It teaches the basics of American Sign Language in a friendly, conversational atmosphere.

The goal of the class is to help families understand the importance of accessible language and easy communication with their child, providing the building blocks for greater cognitive and academic growth.

All of our classes are family-friendly. If you bring your children, please be sure they are able to participate in the class. If not, you might want to bring something for them to do during classtime.

Families are welcome to drop-in to classes at any time.

Please contact us if you are interested in attending or would like more information. or 818-677-6854

There may also be district or other classes in YOUR area. Please call us to see if we can find a class near you.

Classes now in three locations: San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, and San Diego!!

San Fernando Valley Classes at Mayall Elementary School in North Hills

Classes RESUME on Tuesday, August 19, 2014
For more info:


Los Angeles Classes at the Home of Irma & Miguel Sanchez

Tiene problemas entendiendo a su hijo/a sordo/a? Venga y aprenda Lenguaje de Señas Americanas (ASL) gratis! La clave para tener una buena relación con su hijo/a sordo/a es tener buena comunicación. Como madre de tres hijos sordos, yo comprendo lo difícil que es aprender un lenguaje nuevo. Pero con la ayuda y el apoyo de la maestra Stephanie Johnson, aprender el Lengua de señas no puede ser más fácil y divertido. Venga aprender ASL en un ambiente familiar. Esperamos conocerlos pronto!

Gratis Clase De Señas

Cuando: Miercoles- Las clases empiezan el 20 de augosto.

Hora: 6-8 PM

Donde: en Los Angeles en la casa de Irma Sanchez.

Preguntar por Irma: Home:(323)732-3841 Cell. (323) 491-4829;


SAn Diego at Lafayette Elementary School

Stay tuned for more information about San Diego ASL Classes.

For more information, please contact or 858-717-2242.

San Diego Class Fall 2013

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