FFSC EFMP: Sign Language Classes 2024

FREE Beginner and Early Development targeted Sign Language Classes at the FFSC GOLD, 1099 Tautog Circle, BANGOR!

Learn basic sign language vocabulary for individuals with minimal or zero sign language skills. Develop basic signing skills and knowledge of Deaf culture. 

Early-Cognitive Development Sign Language Webinar: 

Thursday, Jan. 25 | 4-5:30 p.m.
Thursday Mar. 14 | 10-11:30 a.m.
Thursday May 09 | 4-5:30 p.m.
Thursday Jul. 18 | 10-11:30 a.m.

Beginner-Level Sign Language 2 day Virtual Bootcamp: 

Session 1: Tuesday and Wednesday, March 12 and 13 | 3-5:30 p.m. 
Session 2: Tuesday and Wednesday, June 11 and 12 | 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Session 3: Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 24 and 25 | 3-5:30 p.m.

Introduction to over 300 signs related to general surroundings and everyday life experiences, along with learning to put signs together to develop conversations.  Focus on mastering the basics of fingerspelling, numbers, colors, and facial grammar, along with conversational/cultural behaviors necessary to hold a beginner-level conversation in sign language, not necessarily ASL.  

Open to active duty, reservists, retirees, and their families. 

In-person course.
Drop-in is acceptable if space is available.
Reserve a seat, and call 1-866-854-0638. For questions, call 360-396-4115.

Please visit our EFMP Community Resource page to consider areas of support, goals and resources.