Locating sign language classes
If you are interested in classes to learn American Sign Language, you can contact these Gallaudet University departments for information:
- The Center for ASL Literacy offers continuing-education ASL classes and tutoring for students, faculty and staff of Gallaudet University as well as to the general public. Merrill Learning Center, Room US11, 202/651-5778 voice and TTY.
- The Department of Linguistics (Sorenson Language and Communication Center (SLCC), Room 3200, 202/651-5450 voice and TTY) offers some undergraduate courses, a Master of Arts degree in linguistics, and a Ph.D. degree in linguistics. Detailed information about the department of Linguistics, the faculty, the course offerings, the graduate students, and the Gallaudet University Linguistics Association (GALA) can be found at linguistics.gallaudet.edu.
- The "Info to Go" webpage of the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University has an online list of other places in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area that offer sign language classes.