September 9 - October 28, 2013
Monday evenings, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
UW-Eau Claire campus
Human Sciences and Services Room 179
Use sign language to communicate with pre-verbal children! Watch this WEAU-TV Assignment 13 Report These Hands are Made for Talking, featuring Nicole Jones, one of the American Sign Language instructors at UW-Eau Claire.
Who Should Attend
This noncredit class is for those who have little to no knowledge of Sign. Parents, teachers, medical professionals and anyone interested in learning the basics of Sign Language will find this class useful.
You’ll cover the basics of Sign Language:
Elements of American Sign Language
Receptive Skills (watching and understanding sign)
Facial Expression and Body Language
- Introduction to Deaf Culture
Rachel Kohn is an Interpreter for the Deaf in the Eau Claire Area School District and community. She has worked as an interpreter for 25 years, and has taught sign language classes for more than 15 years. Here are comments from some of Rachel’s recent BSL students:“Rachel is a wonderful ASL teacher.”
“Rachel was awesome.”
“Class was fabulous!”
Early Bird Fee: (Register on or before August 18): $89
Regular Fee: (After August 18): $99
Family/Group Rate: Through August 18, two people can register together for $150. (After August 18, the $99 per person regular fee will apply).
Textbook: Talk With Your Hands, Listen With Your Eyes by Gabriel Grayson. Please purchase your own text from your preferred retail store or online vendor.
You may cancel your registration up to 5 business days before a program’s start date, and we will refund your payment less a $25 administrative fee. If you cancel fewer than 5 business days prior to the program start date, no refund will be given. Full refund will be given if a program is canceled or filled. You may substitute another person for your registration at any time. Call the Continuing Education Office (715-836-3636/toll free 866-893-2423) for assistance.
If you need accommodation for a disability to fully participate in this program or need this document in an alternative format, please contact Continuing Education at (715) 836-3636 or toll-free (866) 893-2423, or use the Wisconsin Relay System (711) as soon as possible.