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Monday, September 28, 2020 to Monday, November 16, 2020

7-8 p.m. weekly


$25 for adult family members of students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing


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. In an effort to support families during the COVID-19 pandemic, this class is offered at a reduced cost.

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 the class individually; this class is not conducive to group participation.


Camille Jeter-Lorello was born into a Deaf/Hard of Hearing family and grew up in Detroit. She graduated from the Michigan School for the Deaf and earned her bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts and ASL and a master's degree in ASL Education from Gallaudet University. 

Camille taught ASL for many years as an adjunct instructor at Mott Community College. She is a member of the American Sign Language Teachers Association and the American Sign Language Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (ASL CIA) team. Camille currently works as an ASL Program Specialist at the Michigan School for the Deaf.

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