Parent and Child Learn and Play
September 13, 2021 - June 30, 2022
Session 1 ASL Parent-Child Mother Goose
This program is for Deaf and hard of hearing parents or parents whose children are deaf or are learning American Sign Language (ASL). Would you like to communicate better with your child? Would you like to learn more ASL? Do you want to learn ASL handshapes and rhymes? In this program you will learn more about bonding with your child, making eye contact, communicating, and using ASL. You will learn about how early literacy happens in everyday activities. You will learn how using ASL helps build your child’s vocabulary and understanding. You will meet new families and hopefully make new friends. By the end of the class your ASL skills will be improved, and you will feel more comfortable using ASL with your child and in the community.
Session 2 ASL Read with Me
This course is a family literacy program primarily for Deaf adults. Would you like to get better at reading with your kids? Do you want to learn about how reading in ASL (American Sign Language) helps kids in learning to read? Do you want more ideas to help your child learn ASL? With the help of Deaf mentors/tutors we will teach the basics and help you meet your literacy goals. By the end of the program, you will feel more confident using ASL skills at home and in the community, meet new friends, and help grow your child’s language skills.