Learn how to overcome obstacles to communicating with special needs students. This introduction to the alphabet of ASL provides an excellent start to expressing a basic vocabulary in ASL through body movement, gestures and facial expressions including finger spelling and basic signs. You will begin to put sentences together and convey messages. Learn vocabulary through a variety of activities, practice and visual presentations. This course covers Chapters 1-4 of 'A Basic Course in American Sign Language.' Textbook and study guide included. It is essential to attend the first class as it provides the necessary understanding of the deaf culture. This course is taught by hearing impaired instructors.
Calgary Board of Education Employee Funding
Funding may be available to CBE employees through the Staff Association Staff Development Fund or the ATA Staff Development Fund. Further information regarding how to apply for professional development funding can be accessed on the CBE Staff Association (external website) or the Alberta Teacher Association (external website).