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 Fingerspelling, 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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2017-2018 Classes
Fall 2017
Thursdays, South TSD: Sept. 14-Nov. 16, 2017
5:45-7:15 pm and 7:30-9:00 pm

Spring 2018
Thursdays, South TSD: Jan. 4-March 8, 2018
5:45-7:15 pm and 7:30-9:00 pm

Summer 2018
Thursdays, South TSD: June 14-Aug. 2, 2018
6:00-8:00 pm

Fall 2018
Dates to be determined

Fall 2017 INFORMATION

Fall Registration begins August 1, 2017

Tuition $130

Credit cards accepted for on-line registrations.

Fall 2017 Classes

 

Fall 2017 Adult Courses and Locations
(need 6 students per course)
Pre-register to ensure courses can be offered.

Thursday Nights –
South Austin

Texas School for the Deaf  (TSD)

Sept. 14-Nov. 16, 2017

5:45-7:15 p.m.
101
201
301
501/601*
1101/1201* **

7:30-9:00 p.m.
101
201
401
701*

1301* ** on-line only
(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.

  • Fall classes meet at TSD for 10 weeks on Thursday nights, beginning Sept. 14, 2017 with specific courses from 5:45-7:15 p.m. and 7:30-9:00 p.m.
  • No classes offered in NW Austin.
  • 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.