Sign Classes


Catholic Deaf Activities NYC Area

InterSign Academy
American Sign Language and Interpreting Classes and Workshops
St. Elizabeth's Church
215 East 83rd Street (btw 2nd and 3rd Aves)
To register for  class or for more information, contact Mara Zuckerman  212 249-4117 or
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American Sign Language Institute
352 7th Avenue (16th Floor) New York, NY 10001
(212) 477-3323 Voice /Relay
(718) 388-0489 TTY/Fax
ASL Courses 1 through 8 are given in addition to conversational levels A,B,C.
Special courses such as fingerspelling and street signing are also available.
Courses are held in Spring and Fall semesters.
Course Fee: $195.00 Higher Level
               $260.00 Beginner Level

LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Avenue, Room C-204, Long Island City, NY 11101
Voice/TTY (718) 482-5324
American Sign Language Classes Levels 1 through 6 are offered in the Spring, Fall and Winter
Semesters for $219.00 for 8 weeks.  Intensive classes and an interpreter education program are also offered for $320.00.

American Sign Language/SPCI Institute
ASL classes at Lexington Center for the Deaf
26-26 75 Street
East Elmhurst, N.Y. 11370
718 350-3031
Courses will be offered Tuesdays, Jan 11 - Mar 15, 2011.
Two hour classes meet once a week for a ten-week semester.  Enrollment is limited and is based on a first-come, first-served basis according to the date registration/payment is received.  These classes are for adults only.
Special early bird - $ 150.00
$ 165.00 after Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011
For more information on class times or to request a registration flyer please email or call 718 350-3031.

New York Society for the Deaf
161 William St. New York NY 10038
(212) 777-3900V/TTY, Fax (212) 777-5276
American Sign Language Classes, Levels 1 through 10 are offered during Winter, Spring and Summer sessions for  $180.00 per semester.

St. Francis De Sales School for the Deaf
260 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Voice (718) 636-4573 TDD (718) 636-1998
Intermediate and beginning sign language classes are offered in Spring and Fall semesters.  Course fee is $50.00 for those who do not have children enrolled in the school, and classes are free for the parents of enrolled children.

St. Joseph's School for the Deaf
1000 Hutchinson River Parkway, Bronx, NY 10465-1899
Voice (718) 828-9000; TTY (718) 282-1671; Fax (718) 792-6631
Beginner classes are offered to parents of students enrolled at St. Joseph's for $5.00 and for those who do not have children enrolled, the fee is $50.00.  Classes are offered in the Spring and Fall. Classes each semester are dependent on how many people have enrolled.  Call for information.

Seymour Joseph Institute of American Sign Language
There are schools located in Staten Island and  Brooklyn.
43 Ramona Ave Staten Island NY 10312

Voice/VP  (718) 984-8200;  TTY (718) 608-9156;  FAX (718) 608-9155
American Sign Language Courses levels 1 through 4, are each equivalent to five college credits (SJI is a PONSI accredited school) and are offered in the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters.  SJI also offers an Interpreter Training Program.  Course fee for levels 1-4 is $840.00 per course and the Interpreter Training Program (two years) is $5,500.00.

Please keep in mind that the above stated classes for each school are subject to change or may be cancelled depending on the demand and enrollment number for the course.  Course fees may vary as well.