Signs for All

PLEASE NOTE: Signs for All evening classes at RSD - including Spring 2020 classes - are canceled. Paid registrants will receive a full refund. 
Campus Security: 
585-737-4004 Text/Cell
Signs for All (SFA) provides American Sign Language classes and Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) evaluations. SFA classes and SLPI evaluations are open to anyone, regardless if you are hearing, deaf or hard of hearing. You may contact the Signs for All Program via e-mail at 

Spring 2020 Session

PAYMENT (for class & book) IS DUE BY MARCH 31, 2020. 

Classes are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you are having any difficulties registering for SFA classes online, please call Lauren at 585-544-1240 extension 0.

Come learn asl with us

Class Location:  Rochester School for the Deaf, 1545 St. Paul Street, Rochester, NY. Directions and campus map are included on the registration page.

Check -in at Lyon Hall basement: 5:30 p.m. - 5:55 p.m. before the first class starts at 6:00 p.m. to pick up your class location card and text book if you are purchasing one.

Spring 2020 Community Member Class Dates (6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.): 

Tuesday evenings (ASL Level 1) - April: 14, 21, 28; May: 5, 12, 19, 26; June: 2, 9, 16.

Thursday evenings (ASL Level 2, 3, 4) - April: 16, 23, 30; May: 7, 14, 21, 28; June: 4, 11, 18.


Spring 2020 RSD Student Family Member Class Dates (6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.): 

Tuesdays: April: 14, 21, 28; May: 5, 12, 19, 26; June: 2, 9, 16.

All classes are contingent upon sufficient enrollment

PAYMENT (for class & book) IS DUE BY MARCH 31, 2020 for Community Members and APRIL 3, 2020 for RSD Student Family Members.

Deaf Culture Night:  Occurs during one class session.

Fee: $115/Person+ for all community & RSD students' extended family members (aunts, uncles, cousins) age 12 and up. No fee charged for RSD students' immediate family members (parents, legal guardians, grandparents & siblings) age 12 and up.

Requested materials to bring to class: Pen/pencil, pocket folder, writing pad, text book.

+Refund Policy: No refunds after the first class; Up until the second class, the enrollment fee may be credited and applied to a future SFA class within the year. NO CREDITS OR REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER THE SECOND CLASS.

Future Classes:
Fall 2020
Tues. evenings (ASL 1) To be announced
Thur. evenings (ASL 2, 3, 4) To be announced
Teacher of Signs for All

Signs for All
Spring 2020

RSD Community Member Registration  Deadline:

March 31, 2020

Online registration for SFA classes is open.

For general inquiry about SFA class registration, please call 585-544-1240 ext. 0.
For ASL level 4 class, call Lauren at 585-544-1240 ext. 0  to put  your name on the list

ASL & Deaf Culture Resources

View and download a PDF of the ASL & Deaf Culture Resources sheet:

Signs for All brochure

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