Austin Sign Language School (ASLS) offers:

• Quality Sign Language Instruction from beginner to advanced levels
• Sign classes held in the evenings 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

General Announcements

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2018-2019 Classes
Fall 2018
Thursdays, South TSD: Sept. 13-Nov. 15, 2018
5:45-7:15 p.m. and 7:30-9:00 p.m.

Spring 2019
Thursdays, South TSD: Jan. 10-March 14, 2019
5:45-7:15 p.m. and 7:30-9:00 p.m.

Summer 2019
Thursdays, South TSD: June 13-Aug. 8, 2019
(No classes July 4)
6:00-8:00 p.m.

Fall 2019
Dates to be determined


Fall Registration begins August 2, 2018

Tuition $130

Credit cards accepted for on-line registrations.

Fall 2018 Classes

Fall 2018 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)

Sept. 13 – Nov. 15, 2018

5:45-7:15 p.m.
101 (Full and closed)

7:30-9:00 p.m.
101 (Full and closed)
701* (Cancelled)

1301* (Cancelled) **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.

  • Fall classes meet at TSD for 10 weeks on Thursday nights beginning Sept. 13, 2018 with specific courses from 5:45-7:15 p.m. and 7:30-9:00 p.m.
  • No classes offered in NW Austin.
    • 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.