Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Online Baby Sign Language Classes!

WeeHands Instructor, Persis Bristol, is now offering WeeHands online baby sign language classes!  That's right you can take a WeeHands class and stay at home!

Persis Bristol is a certified American Sign Language Interpreter of over 12 years. She has been involved with the Deaf community nationwide since graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interpreting and Deaf Studies (1996). Persis is also a Certified Labor Doula since 2003 working with women and their families to achieve a satisfying birth experience. She combines her two passions by offering to new parents the gift of communication before speech.

Understanding the challenges of motherhood, a new baby, and time management, Persis has partnered with a video conferencing company to offer ONLINE sign language classes from the comforts of home or wherever you are.  System requirements are a high speed internet connection with an updated browser and a webcam. There is no software to download.


WeeHands Online Saturday Classes
Saturday, October 16 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, November 06 at 10:00 AM (ET)
Only 9 spots are available in this online class, register now to reserve your spot!
To register for this online class, just click here.


WeeHands Online Wednesday Classes
Wednesday, October 13 at 3:00 PM - Wednesday, November 03 at 4:00 PM (ET)
Only 9 spots are available in this online class, register now to reserve your spot!
To register for this online class, just click here.

Four (4) week classes will be taught using the WeeHands Sign & Sing At Home curriculum, along with additional expertise and tips from the instructor. The class fee includes online invitation, WeeHands Family Guide and WeeHands At Home DVD.  Flexible times are available during the week and weekends. 

Online classes are a great way to support what you have already learned and practice in your home environment.  Come enjoy the personal benefits of learning to communicate before speech without the limitations of location. Contact Persis for more information at Persis@weehands.com. Cost: $85 per family.

2 comments:

Ramblings Of A Stay At Home Mom said...

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aslonline said...

When looking for an online American Sign Language learning program, you need one that will suit your needs. You need an online American Sign Language program that will be conducive to your learning style. Some of the main features to look for in an American Sign Language Program online include, grammar presented in a video format for ease of understanding, themed lessons with limited vocabulary learned in lesson. After learning the vocabulary in each lesson, you need retention exercises that will help solidify your new knowledge by offering practice. Additionally, with online American Sign Language programs, you need one that will offer fingerspelling practice. For the most part, fingerspelling in American Sign Language is the toughest aspect of the language to grasp. It takes an extensive amount of practice to be skilled in fingerspelling. The more you practice, the better you will become.