Registration closes September 16, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019 to Thursday, November 21, 2019

7-8 p.m. weekly


$50 per person


This class will focus on American Sign Language (ASL) basics, including signs for everyday use. Adults with at least one child in their family who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH) are invited to participate.

Participants will identify and apply:

  1. Basic ASL structure
  2. Communication strategies with basic, everyday ASL signs
  3. Facial expressions using ASL grammar
  4. Storytelling

Required Technology

This class will be conducted online via Zoom; participants do not need to have Zoom, but they must have internet access and a computer with a camera. Instructions will be provided beforehand on how to access the class. Attendees must be able to log into and participate in this class individually; this course is not conducive to group participation.


Camille Jeter-Lorello has a Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts and ASL and a Master's degree in ASL Education from Gallaudet University. Camille has presented and conducted countless national and international workshops focusing on the theatre arts, interpreting, storytelling techniques, and ASL. With her passion for teaching, Camille taught as an ASL Literacy Specialist at the New Jersey School for the Deaf. In 2008, she proudly co-founded A.C.O.R.N. Deaf Theatre, which promotes, fosters, and emphasizes Artistic, Communication, Opportunity, Resources, and Nurturing as part of the creative process for youths who are DHH.

Cancellation Policy

Please note: A credit card payment is required to complete your registration and secure your slot for this event. MDE-LIO will issue refunds only for cancellations received no less than three business days prior to the event.

If you have a question or need to cancel, call MDE-LIO at 517-241-7083.

Contact Information

Stacy Guthrie