Signs for All

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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 

Good News! Fall 2021 classes will begin on September 21. Online registration for Community Members only is now open!

Fall 2021 Zoom Session

PAYMENT (for class & book) IS DUE BY SEPTEMBER 17. 

Zoom 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

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

BOOK PICK-UP for community and extended family members at Lyon Hall basement: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. on SEPTEMBER 20, ONLY. Face mask is required when on the RSD campus at all times. It must be paid in advance by SEPTEMBER 17.

Books can also be ordered on Amazon.

Fall 2021 Community Member Zoom Class Dates (6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.): 
Tuesday evenings (ASL Level 1) - Sept. 21, 28; Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30; No class on Nov. 23.
Thursday evenings (ASL Level 2) - Sept. 23, 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4, 11, 18; Dec. 2; No class on Nov. 25.


For RSD Family Members, an e-mail will be sent out to each family to sign up for Signs for All classes.

Extended family members (aunts, uncles, cousins) need to send in an Extended Family Member Registration Form by clicking on the Extended Family Member Printable Registration Form linked below. Online registration is not available for RSD Family and Extended Family Members.

Wednesdays: Sept 22, 29; Oct 6, 13, 20, 27; Nov 3, 10, 17; Dec 1, No class on Nov 24.
Thursdays: Sept. 23, 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4, 11, 18; Dec. 2; No class on Nov. 25.

All classes are contingent upon sufficient enrollment.

PAYMENT (for class & book) IS DUE BY SEPTEMBER 17 for Community Members and for RSD Extended 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: 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

Teacher of Signs for All
(click on name to e-mail)

Signs for All
Fall 2021

RSD Community Member Registration Deadline:

September 17

For general inquiry about SFA class registration, please call 585-544-1240 ext. 0.

Online registration for SFA Fall 2021 Community Members only is now open!

ASL & Deaf Culture Resources

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

Signs for All brochure

View and download a PDF of the brochure: