Adult Education & Outreach

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Training

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness workshops are designed to teach how to work with individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing. The training includes an overview of:

  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Cultural Awareness

  • American Sign Language

  • Modes of Communication

  • Tips for Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals

  • Working with a Sign Language Interpreter

  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing ADA Guide for Government Services

  • Steps in Obtaining Interpreting Services

Community Presentations

Presentations are tailored to your school, church, civic club, professional organization, agency or business with speakers available to you on a range of topics related to deafness, hard of hearing and the Deaf culture. Bridges also provides specialized training to law enforcement and first responders.

Workshops for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Topics range from Living Wills and Estate Planning to Safe Interactions with First Responders and Housing Rights, etc. 

Community Building

AEO provides social, relationship-building days and activities that build and bond our Deaf and hard of hearing communities. These include 2nd Friday Game Days, potlucks, holiday meals, field trips, theatre outings, and more. 

ASL I, II, and III Community Classes

 

Basic Conversational American Sign Language Level I, II, and III are designed to help adults learn the structure of ASL grammar and vocabulary, manual fingerspelling, Deaf culture and conversational practice.

Registration for Spring 2020 Classes is Now Open!

 

Level I (Tuesday evenings) 

5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
8 Class Sessions

March 3rd – April 21st (MPR)

 Level II  (Tuesday mornings)

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
8 Class Sessions

March 3rd – April 21st  (MPR)

 

Level II  (Tuesday evenings)

5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
8 Class Sessions

March 3rd – April 21st (Board Room)

 

Level III (Tuesday evenings)

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
6 Class Sessions

March 17th – April 21st (MPR)

 

Level l  (Thursday mornings)

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
8 Class Sessions

March 5th – April 23rd  (MPR)

ASL I

******New Class in Wilson County*******

 

Thursdays, January 23, 2020 - March 19, 2020

5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Hosted by:

Southern Bank of Tennessee

675 N. Mt. Juliet Road

Mt. Juliet, TN  37122

Please contact Mike Helms at
mike@bridgesfordeafandhh.org
for more information!

Please note, there will be no refunds
once payment is processed.  
Credit toward a future class will be issued.

Adult Education & Outreach served 2,011 individuals in healthcare, community centers, organizations, schools, universities, and congregations in 2016-2017. AEO served more than 300 ASL students in classes on and offsite as well as in local schools. 

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