Austin Sign Language School (ASLS) offers:

• Quality Sign Language Instruction from beginner to advanced levels
• Sign classes held one night a week at the Texas School for the Deaf
• Classes for students age 14 and above

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• Visual Communication including:

• Fingerspelling
• Conceptually Accurate Signed English (CASE)
• American Sign Language (ASL)
• Contact Sign
• Interpreting
• Deaf Culture

What we DO NOT offer:

• An interpreter training program
• Interpreter services, referrals or certification
• Children’s classes
• Classes that are accredited
• Transcripts
• Sign language skill evaluations
• Late entry. Students may not join a class after the 2nd week of the semester
• Off-site classes
• Sign language tutors

General Announcements

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2020 Classes
Spring 2020
Thursdays, South TSD: Jan. 9 – March 12, 2020
5:45-7:15 p.m. and 7:30-9:00 p.m.

Summer 2020
Thursdays, South TSD: June 11 – July 30, 2020
6:00-8:00 p.m.

Fall 2020
Dates to be determined


Spring Registration begins November 22, 2019

Tuition $130

Credit cards accepted for on-line registrations.

Spring 2020 Classes

Spring 2020 Adult Courses and Location
(6 students per course required)
Pre-register to ensure these courses can be offered.

Thursday Nights –
South Austin

Texas School for the Deaf  (TSD)

January 9 – March 12, 2020

5:45-7:15 p.m.
101-1st. Semester Beginners: ASL & CASE FULL and CLOSED
201- 2nd Semester Beginners: ASL & CASE  FULL and CLOSED

301-1st Semester Intermediate: ASL & CASE FULL and CLOSED
801 – Conversational Sign Language *
1001 – Vocabulary Building for Interpreter Trainees * ** CANCELLED

7:30-9:00 p.m.
101-1st. Semester Beginners: ASL & CASE FULL and CLOSED
201- 2nd Semester Beginners: ASL & CASE FULL and CLOSED

401-2nd Semester Intermediate: ASL & CASE
501/601 – Advanced ASL*


*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.

  • Spring classes meet at TSD for 10 weeks on Thursday nights beginning Jan. 9, 2020 with specific courses from 5:45-7:15 p.m. and 7:30-9:00 p.m.
  • No classes offered in other locations.
    • 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.