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Introduction to Signing

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$39 Sign Language at an Early Age See Details  

Description

This class introduces the basics of signing: terminology, the art of signing, the importance of signing and tips on how to better communicate with a deaf person.

Goal: to learn the basics of sign language and how to communicate with a hearing-impaired person

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Introduction to Signing

Goal: to learn the basics of sign language and how to communicate with a hearing-impaired person

 

Table of Contents

  1. History of American Sign Language
  2. Terminology
  3. The Art of Using Sign Language
  4. Interacting With a Deaf Person
  5. Attention Getting Techniques
  6. The Importance of Signing
  7. Benefits of Signing with Young Hearing Babies

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • identify common terms
  • discuss the art of signing
  • describe communication strategies for communicating 
  • identify benefits of using American Sign Language (ASL) 

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

 

Speech, Language & Communication

Learning Outcomes

Agter completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • identify common terms
  • discuss the art of signing
  • describe communication strategies for communicating
  • identify benefits of using American Sign Language (ASL) 
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington