This class is designed for anyone interested in learning to communicate through sign including parents, teachers, health and human service professionals and others working directly with the public. The class is intended for those 16 or older.

Did you know sign language is the third most widely used non-English language in the U.S.? Whether you have little or no experience in sign language, knowing the basics can be an invaluable skill. This program is a great place to start. You will learn the fundamentals of conversation, letters of the alphabet, and gain insight into Deaf Culture and hard of hearing community.

What you will learn:

Manual alphabet

Fundamental conversation

Basic elements of American Sign Language

Receptive skills (watching and understanding sign)

Facial expression and body language

Introduction to Deaf Culture


  • Starting Monday, April 1st, 2019, repeated every 8 weeks on Monday until Monday, May 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm


University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Campus

150 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701


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