Austin Sign Language School (ASLS) Summer and Fall 2020 classes have been cancelled.  No registrations accepted at this time for in person classes.  Reopening dates have not been determined.  

ASLS may offer limited beginning virtual (Zoom) classes Spring 2021.  More information will be available and posted here.  

Contact with questions.  Thank you and stay safe! 

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

signing ladiesClasses cover:

• 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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2020-2021 Classes
Summer 2020
No Classes

Fall 2020
No Classes

Spring 2021
Dates to be determined


Summer Registration begins March 12, 2020

Tuition $130

Credit cards accepted for on-line registrations.

SUMMER 2020 Classes 

Summer 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)

June 11 – July 30, 2020

101-1st. Semester Beginners: ASL & CASE
201- 2nd Semester Beginners: ASL & CASE  

301-1st Semester Intermediate: ASL & CASE
401-2nd Semester Intermediate: ASL & CASE
501/601 – Advanced ASL*


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

Enter TSD through the Elizabeth Street gate after 5:30 p.m.

  • Summer classes meet at TSD for 8 weeks on Thursday nights beginning June 11, 2020 with specific courses from 6:00-8:00p.m.
    • 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.