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Signs for All

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 TMertz@rsdeaf.org 

Fall 2019 Session

Registration and Payment Deadline (Class & Book): September 6, 2019. 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 extention 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 - 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.

Class Dates: 

Tuesday evenings (ASL Level 1) - Sept. 17, 24; Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5, 12, 19

Thursday evenings (ASL Level 2, 3, 4) - Sept. 19, 26; Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 21

Classes are contingent upon sufficient enrollment

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.

+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 2020 Classes: Winter 2020 & Spring 2020: To be announced
Teacher of Signs for All

Signs for All
Fall 2019

RSD Community Member Registration  - Deadline: Sept. 6
Registration for ASL 1 SFA  Community class members is full & closed. Registration for ASL 2, 3 SFA  Community class members is also closed. 

To inquire about SFA class registration, please call 585-544-1240 ext. 0.

ASL & Deaf Culture Resources

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Signs for All brochure

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