ASL Classes

Want to learn how to communicate in American Sign Language (ASL) with your deaf friends, co-workers, patients, clients? This is the place to start! We offer 8 weeks of the basic signs you’ll need to get started to be able to communicate in American Sign Language. Classes can be given at two locations:  Pittsburgh, PA & Greensburg, PA.  Be sure to check our postings to find the next available classes.

ASL 1 at Work – Your business picks the day, time, and starting date. We come to you!

Contact us for more information to set up classes at your location.

HDS-W ASL Class FALL 2019

ASL Class Registration for FALL 2019 is now OPEN
for our Westmoreland location.

 Classes are held at our Greensburg Office:

HDS-Westmoreland

1011 Old Salem Road, Suite 102

Greensburg, PA 15601

(724) 832-7600 (Voice/TTY)

(724) 832-7602 (FAX)

Fall classes begin the week of September 23. Sessions are 2 hours long and continue weekly until 20 hours of classroom instruction have been achieved. The textbook for the class is “A Basic Course in American Sign Language.” The book will be available at the first class for $42 plus tax. However, you may purchase it online (new or used) for a variety of prices. Call for more information about the textbook.

ASL Beginning I

Tuesday Evenings 6-8 pm

Starting September 24 (flexible at discretion of teacher and students)

ASL Beginning II

Monday Evenings 6-8 pm

Starting September 23 (flexible at discretion of teacher and students)

ASL Intermediate I

Wednesday Evenings 6-8 pm

Starting September 25 (flexible at discretion of teacher and students)

Registration & payment must be received no later than Friday, September 20, 2019.
The cost is $60 per person for all 10 weeks.
Payment will reserve your seat in class.

Register for ASL Class Online

Register for ASL Class by Mail

 A Basic Course in American Sign Language

HDS-PGH ASL Class FALL 2019

ASL Class Registration for FALL 2019 is now OPEN.

Classes are held at our Pittsburgh Office:
1945 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412.281.1375 (V/TTY) / 412.281.6564 (Fax)

Each class is two hours long and continues for 8 weeks (8 classes):
Wednesdays from 6pm – 8pm
FALL Term: September 25 – November 13

Registration & payment for FALL Term must be received no later than Friday, September 20, 2019.
The cost is $60 per person for all 8 weeks.
Payment will reserve your seat in class.

Register for ASL Class Online

Register for ASL Class by Mail

ASL 1:  Book: Signing – How to Speak with Your Hands, by Elaine Costello, Ph.D.
ASL 2:  Your book from ASL 1
ASL 3:  No book needed


This book is not required but strongly recommended for ASL 1 Class

Signing How to Speak with Your Hands B

Classes are limited to 20 participants.