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Happy Hands

Happy Hands - Happy Hands is a group of seniors who use  American Sign Language and meet monthly for potluck lunches, trips, workshops and other activities!
Guests are welcome!

 

NVRC Fact Sheets

NVRC Facts Sheets


( NVRC Fact Sheets are downloadable PDF documents.)
To download Adobe Acrobat reader click here

Hearing Loss

Hearing Aids

Caregivers and Parent Resources

Hearing Dogs

Cochlear Implants

Assistive Listening Devices and Technology

How to File a Closed Captioned Complaint

Interpreters and Transliterators

The following Tip Sheets are from the ADA Information Center:
www.adainfo.org and the DOJ's ADA website:

The following Standard Practice Papers are from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID):

Technology Fact Sheets

Phones

Signaling Devices

Amplifiers

Music and Television

TTY Devices

Virginia Technology Assistance Program

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops


American Sign Language Class Registration

Adult 2018 Classes -  January/February
Youth 2018 Classes - April/May

All - Classes will be held at : NVRC - 3951 Pender Drive,  Suite 130,  Fairfax, VA 22030
To Register: Contact info@nvrc.org
Driving directions:  www.nvrc.org/Directions


Adult ASL Class (ages 15 > up)

Beginner ASL (6 weeks)
Wednesdays January 17 - February 21
6:30pm-8:30pm
Cost - $150 - No textbook is required

Beginner ASL is an introductory course to American Sign Language, the Community and the Culture. Students will learn fingerspelling, numbers, gestures, glossing and an introduction to ASL signs.

Teacher bio: Brad Staton is a graduate of Gallaudet University. He has taught ASL classes at Community Colleges and Adult Education Centers in Danville, VA, Roanoke, VA, and San Antonio, TX. Brad is Deaf/Hard of Hearing and has used ASL most of his life.
DOWNLOAD Beg ASL Jan-Feb FLYER





Adult ASL Class (ages 15 > up)

Conversational ASL (6 weeks)
Thursdays - January 18 - February 22
6:30pm-8:30pm
Cost - $150 - No textbook is required

Conversational ASLis a 6-week course focusing on fingerspelling drills, practicing signs in scenarios and role playing and enhancing receptive skills by watching ASL videos. Students will continue to build on vocabulary learned in the Beginner ASL class. The class will also learn about Deaf culture and discuss do’s and don’ts with individuals with a hearing loss.

Teacher bio: Brad Staton is a graduate of Gallaudet University. He has taught ASL classes at Community Colleges and Adult Education Centers in Danville, VA, Roanoke, VA, and San Antonio, TX. Brad is Deaf/Hard of Hearing and has used ASL most of his life.
DOWNLOAD ASL Conv Jan-Feb FLYER





Youth American Sign Language (ASL)
Classes (Ages 9-15yr.)

Minimum-6 students Maximum-15 students

Youth ASL Classes  are 5-week introductory courses that are taught by Stephanie Poumade, owner of Signs & Sounds Therapy.

Grab a friend and come learn something new!
Walk away with signs you can use immediately!


Beginner Youth ASL class Ages 9-15
Saturdays, 10:00-10:45
April 7 - May 5, 2018
Cost - $100

In the 45 minute sessions, students learn fingerspelling, colors, question words, people words, jobs and occupations, foods, time words, and opposites. The class is a combination of learning signs and applying them in fun, real-life practice.

Download Beginner Flyer





Intermediate Youth ASL class Ages 9-15
Saturdays, 11:00-11:45
April 7 - May 5, 2018
Cost - $100

In the 45 minute sessions, students will review concepts from the Beginner class as well as learning numbers, common objects around the house, clothing words, describing people, leisure activities, and community locations . The class is a combination of learning signs and applying them in fun, real-life practice.

Download Intermediate Youth Flyer





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