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FOR MY IN-PERSON TUTORING:   There are exactly 12 Sessions (12 weeks in this course.) Each Session is exactly 2 hours long. You will receive Practice Worksheets to take home and study at the end of each Education Packet. The first hour of each Session is for learning and the 2nd hour is used for games and other fun activities to help you retain what you have learned. Included in this tutoring course is a Bingo game and other fun things that I’ve planned so learning Sign Language will be fun.   In My Online Tutoring Course: There are exactly 12 Sessions (12 weeks in this course). Each Session is approximately 1 hour long. You will need to give me an E-mail address in order for me to send you in a large file that contains the Educational Packet(s) that you will need to print out prior to each Session. For this you will need access to:                                ... read more

ASL Tutoring helps you to improve your signing and communication skills and comprehend ASL better.   By having ASL Tutor tutoring you, he or she will help you to practice the spelling, grammar of ASL, understanding how ASL works, understand how the classifers of signing and Deaf Culture.    ASL Grammar is something that you can get confused easily. It is S.O.V. or S.V.O. The tutor can explain to you more and hep you understand more than the class itself.    ASL Tutor can help you with homework and projects.    For the parents of Deaf children, You can rely on ASL Tutor to help them to understand their children better. Understanding the children better by using ASL to communicate with them. Understand how Deaf culture works.You, The parents, will have their children with them while learning ASL so they can use it to communicate with their children.   For the Deaf/Hard of hearing children who does not know... read more

Chapter 3 of Thomas K Holcomb’s Introduction to American Deaf Culture examines the populations that are encompassed within Deaf culture and the Deaf community, as well as the labels associated with these populations. Holcomb begins the chapter by explaining that being “hearing impaired” or deaf is not the same as being Deaf. The term “deaf” refers specifically to physical hearing loss, while the term “Deaf” refers to an individual who uses ASL, identifies as a member of Deaf culture, and is an active member of the Deaf community (pg 38). Holcomb goes on to explore the relationship between Deaf people and their hearing family members using Dr. Jerome Schein’s 90% formula. This formula explains that over 90% of deaf people have hearing parents, and 90% of those parents have no experience with deaf people. Deaf people also have a 90% chance of birthing hearing children. Of the hearing parents who have deaf children, 90% cannot effectively communicate with their deaf children... read more

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