Signs for All

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Signs for All (SFA) provides American Sign Language (ASL) classes and Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) evaluations. SFA classes and SLPI evaluations are open to anyone, regardless of whether you are hearing, deaf, or hard of hearing. You may contact the Signs for All Program via e-mail at 

Online registration for Community Members is closed for the Winter 2022 session!  Registration for the Spring session will open in March.

Winter 2022 Zoom Session

REGISTRATION and PAYMENT (for class & book) IS DUE by January 11. 

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 a 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 January 13, ONLY. Face masks are required when on the RSD campus at all times. It must be paid in advance by January 11.

Books can also be ordered on Amazon.

Winter 2022 Community Member Zoom Class Dates (6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.): 
Tuesday evenings (ASL Level 1) - Jan. 18, 25; Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22.
Thursday evenings (ASL Level 2) - Jan. 20, 27; Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24.


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: Jan. 19, 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23; Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23.
Fridays: Jan. 21, 28; Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25; Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25.

All classes are contingent upon sufficient enrollment.

PAYMENT (for class & book) IS DUE BY January 11 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 is charged for RSD students' immediate family members (parents, legal guardians, grandparents & siblings) age 12 and up.

Requested materials: Pen/pencil, pocket folder, writing pad, textbook.

+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

Signs for All
Winter 2022 Session is Full

RSD Community Member Registration is CLOSED.

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

Online registration for SFA Winter 2022 Community Members only is now closed.  Check back in March for the Spring Session.

ASL & Deaf Culture Resources

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

Signs for All brochure

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