FRENCH SIGN LANGUAGE (LSF)

with Guillaume Chastel

Guillaume Chastel was born Deaf in Paris, France.  He obtained bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics & Education in 1996 and his master’s degree in Deaf Education in 1997, both from Gallaudet University.  He had been co-director and senior lecturer of the ASL Program at the University of Rochester, New York for 12 years. He has taught Langue des Signes Françasie (LSF) / French Sign Language for 15 years.  Also, he had worked with Hands On Travel in France during Summer 2018.

ITALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE (LIS)

with Betty D’Aversa

Gruppo Silis dal 1989

Maria Beatrice D’Aversa, born in Rome to deaf parents and with a deaf brother, grew up with Italian sign language as her primary language. Always passionate about Italian Sign Language (LIS), she is currently the president of the Gruppo SILIS cooperative, founded in 1989 with the goals of spreading the use of LIS through teaching, training interpreters, training communication assistants for deaf students in schools, and giving support to bilingual projects in schools. Betty, as she is known, still finds some time to teach a few LIS classes in addition to being president. During her free time, Betty loves to travel the world and seek out great food.

What will you learn?

For each course, we meet twice a week for 6 weeks. Each session will be 1 hour in length. Total course time is 12 hours for optional 1.2 CEUs. Number of participants: minimum of 8 and maximum of 15.

For each course, we meet twice a week for 6 weeks.  Each session will be 1 hour in length.  Total course time is 12 hours for optional 1.2 CEUs.  Number of participants:  minimum of 8 and maximum of 15.

French Sign Language (LSF)

MAY 3 – JUNE 9 – Mondays / Wednesdays – 5 PM PST / 8 PM EST (LEVEL 1)

Italian Sign Language (LIS)

MAY 4 – JUNE 10 – Tuesdays / Thursdays – 5 PM PST  / 8 PM EST

$200 per course

1.2 CEUs are available for an additional $20

RID CEU Sponsor:  M & M Interpreting