Classes/Workshops

Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL)interpreting at George Washington University
This course is a introduction to Basic American Sign Language, as well as a “how-to” guide on the use and application of American Sign Language vocabulary and grammar.

Deaf Awareness and Culture
This course discusses the culture and diversity of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. It explains their way of life and what they have gone through over the last 100 years. It will also explain the differences between hearing culture and deaf culture.

How to work with a Deaf or Hard of Hearing employee
This course provides an overview of how all employees at a workplace (whether Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Hearing) can all work together in a cohesive and effective environment. There will also be deaf and hearing awareness training provided to all employees.

How to work with a Sign Language Interpreter
This course will provide guidance and in-depth information about how to best utilize a Sign Language interpreter in your workplace. You will learn the different types of interpretation available, as well as interpreter etiquette. There are many do’s and don’ts when working with an interpreter and these will be discussed as well.

*Each class/workshop can be customized to fit the needs of your business. Classes/workshops tend to run one and a half (1.5) to three (3) hours in length. We can work with you to establish the best combination for classes/workshops. Contact us today to discuss your office needs.