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Isaac R.

American Sign Langauge Tutor

Chicago, IL (60625)

Travel radius
30 miles
Hourly fee
$35.00
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I am a recent graduate of an Interpreting Program of Saint Paul College in Minnesota. I am currently work with and for Deaf and Deaf Blind clients with a non profit as a respite. I am fluent in ASL. I advocate for the Deaf Community. I have tutored students while I was attending class in Saint Paul. It would be nice to do the same here in Chicago. I enjoy teaching ASL, and look forward to meeting people who are willing to learn. You can reach me via email or phone.

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ADD/ADHD

I work as a paraprofessional with Chicago public schools. I'm dedicated to students with ADD/ADHD in the mainstream classroom. We focus on reading and comprehension, math, social activities, and life goals. My experience is with students in 1st-8th grade.

Aspergers

I work as a paraprofessional with Chicago public schools. I'm dedicated to students with Aspergers in the mainstream classroom. We focus on reading and comprehension, math, social activities, and life goals. My experience is with students in 1st-8th grade. My degree is in Disability Rights and Human Services. I have worked in a group home with disabled adults also where I taught them life skills like shopping and budgeting. I helped prepare them for independent life.

Autism

I work as a paraprofessional with Chicago public schools. I'm dedicated to students with Autism in the mainstream classroom. We focus on reading and comprehension, math, social activities, and life goals. My experience is with students in 1st-8th grade. I have a degree in Disability Rights and Human Services. I have worked in a group home where I advocated for adults in making life goals. It my purpose to help them become more independent. I use many different methods to teach appropriate behaviors in social and classroom settings. Using a reward system when work is completed and redirecting to enhance comprehension.

Hard Of Hearing

I have worked with hard of hearing individuals in a living facility with a non profit, Anixter, focusing on life goals and skills, how to budget, and socialize in a hearing society. I am fluent in American Sign Language, so I can communicate with sign or voice.

Piano

I began piano lessons at 12 after I taught myself how to play. I have taught piano from kids to adults, mostly family. My experience outside of teaching has been performing in musical theatre on the national level. I have played all over the nation as an accompanist for regional theatre auditions. I have performed in concerts for major corporations like, Blue Cross, Discover Card, Coke A Cola, and Merck pharmaceuticals.

Sign Language

I have a AAS Degree in American Sign Language Interpreting and Transliterating from Saint Paul College in Minnesota. I am currently working with Anixter Center in a facility of Deaf and Deaf Blind clients. I also am managed and work with Deaf individuals. I am fluent in ASL.

Special Needs

I work as a paraprofessional with Chicago public schools. I'm dedicated to students with Special Needs in the mainstream classroom. We focus on reading and comprehension, math, social activities, and life goals. My experience is with students in 1st-8th grade.

Swimming

I started swimming as a newborn when my mother threw me into our pool. I continued to compete I the junior Olympics and continued my swimming in high school. I went to CIF Finals with my team. I was offered a scholarship with SDSU in swimming and Water Polo. I graduated from school and use swimming as my cardio. I am certified in First Aid.

Voice (Music)

My first professional singing career began in musical theatre after college. I performed on the west coast in many productions professionally. I also taught young performers in camps in Southern California. I have sung with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir with their Mid West tour. I was back up for artist signed to Arista. I was asked to sing the National Anthem at many major sports venues from the west to the mid west.

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Education

Saint Paul College

Great with Total Novice — I'm a total beginner with ASL and Isaac was great at introducing me to the language. My first lesson was well paced and we managed to cover a lot. He taught some basic signs and a little bit about deaf culture. He's very flexible and willing to adapt to my interests, and he uses video as a helpful teaching tool. ...

— Eric from Chicago, IL on 4/20/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

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Travel policy

Isaac will travel within 30 miles of Chicago, IL 60625.

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