MT. VERNON - Rend Lake College is proud to announce the offering of a 4 session course on basic sign language.
Communication with the deaf through Sign Language is a rewarding skill for the hearing and also helps create wider contacts for the deaf. Join instructor Amy Richards as she teaches basic American Sign Language, signing exact English, and helps students acquire an understanding of the culture of the hearing impaired.
This class is a great opportunity for teachers to learn the alphabet, colors, numbers and common items in the classroom. Teaching materials for deaf and hard of hearing will be shared. The textbook, The Joy of Signing, is an optional purchase for the class.
The class will meet on Monday evenings from 6-8 p.m., Sept. 29-Oct. 27 at the RLC MarketPlace. It is worth 0.5 credit hours/7.5 CPDUs and the cost is $37.
For more information or to register for the class, contact Lori or Kristina at (618) 437-5321 at x1267 or x1367 or in-district residents may call toll-free at (800) 369-5321 at x1267 or x1367.