Austin Sign Language School (ASLS), incorporated in 1977 by the late Fran Herrington-Borre, is a non-profit organization which offers quality sign language instruction for adult students, ages 14 and above, in Austin, Texas. NO CHILDREN’S CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE.

Areas of sign language instruction include Finger spelling, Manual Communication, Conceptually Accurate Signed English (CASE), American Sign Language (ASL), Contact Sign, Interpreter Training, and Deaf Culture. Classes are beginning to advanced but ASLS does not have an interpreter training program. Our courses are not accredited, and we do not issue transcripts. .

General Announcements

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2015 Classes

Spring 2015
Tuesdays, NW Austin: January 6-March 10, 2015
Thursdays, South TSD: January 8-March 12, 2015
5:30 and 7:15 p.m. classes for 10 weeks

Summer 2015
Thursdays, South TSD: June 11-July 30, 2015
6:00-8:00 p.m. classes for 8 weeks

Fall 2015
Dates to be determined

SPRING 2015 INFORMATION

Spring Registration begins November 15, 2014

Tuition $130

Credit cards accepted for on-line registrations.

Spring 2015 Classes

Tuesday Nights – NW Austin
Westover Hills Church of Christ
Jan. 6 – Mar. 10, 2015
Thursday Nights–South Austin
Texas School for the Deaf (TSD)
Jan. 8 – Mar. 12, 2015
5:30-7:00 p.m.
101
201
7:15-8:45 p.m.
101
301
801*
5:30-7:00 p.m.
101
201
301
501*
7:15-8:45 p.m.
101
201
401
601*
1301* ** is on-line limited to 10 students

*Course contingent on having enough enrolled and pre-paid students.

**DARS Interpreter CEUs approved


Enter TSD through the Elizabeth Street gate after 5:30 p.m.    Click here for map of TSD.

  • Spring classes meet at TSD for 10 weeks on Thursday nights, beginning Jan. 8, 2015 with specific courses from 5:30-7:00 p.m. and 7:15-8:45 p.m. (see schedule).
  • Spring classes meet at Westover for 10 weeks on Tuesday nights, beginning Jan. 6, 2015 with specific courses from 5:30-7:00 p.m. and 7:15-8:45 p.m. (see schedule).
  • COST AND REGISTRATION
    • The cost is $130.00 per student per course. ($5.00 discount for second family member taking a course during a semester).
    • Pre-registration for ASLS classes is required. To pre-register, register on-line or send registration form and fee at least one week prior to first class session. Course Offerings depend on number of registrations received for each course. Click here for registration.Austin Sign Language School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We welcome all interested students, regardless of race, religion, creed, age or disability.