- Program Description
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- Admission and Registration
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- Next Steps
- Frequently Asked Questions
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Enhance your knowledge of the ear, various levels of hearing loss and practical use of Sign Language. Emphasis is placed on American Sign Language as a component of total communication. Practice receptive and expressive skills, body language, facial expression and classifiers. Basic issues are covered such as deaf and hard of hearing populations and cochlear implants. Learn new vocabulary with an emphasis placed on increasing Sign Language fluency in both the receptive and expressive modes of communication.
Admission and Registration
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Simply ensure you meet the requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.
Interested in taking a single course? Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, the courses in this program can be taken individually.
- Through classroom interaction and class activities, you will develop the skills required to communicate through the use of American Sign Language.
If you are a first responder, or plan to become one, the additional training available in First Responders Basic American Sign Language (LANG10088) could help you save lives.
- Working with the deaf/hearing impaired.
- Social Services agencies.
- Health care settings.
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Frequently Asked Questions
- Continuing Education FAQ
- Where can I find more information on registering?
- What is the fee structure?
- How can I apply for an exemption?
- Can I obtain credit for learning obtained outside a traditional classroom?
- Where can I find more information on online learning and exams for online courses?
- How do I apply for the Acknowledgement of Completion?
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