Sign Language

Besides for Communicating with the Deaf & Hard of Hearing:
* Non-speaking, e.g.
* "Secret" language
* In quiet place
* Across a room

- Learn with a Friend so you can practice

Compare with classes available at the Prince George's Community College.

See these free online resources.


6 sessions - 1 1/2 hrs. each session

CLASS CONTENTS:This class teaches sign language in a simple step-by-step approach. We will be using "Signing Made Easy" (by Rod R. Butterworth and Mickey Flodin) which includes drills and practice exercises to help increase signing ability and understanding. Please purchase or borrow the book prior to the start of the class - there are several versions available, but they're all essentially the same.

For class dates or to set up private tutoring sessions and more information: send email (If the email link doesn't work, send to joyce(dot)dowling(at)comcast(dot)net - replacing words with characters.)

Great Sign Language Tutor Joyce is a very gifted sign language tutor who is patient, skillful, and teaches in a manner that is easy to follow for a first time sign language student with no experience, such as myself. She has been super.
Erick from Oxon Hill, MD on 11/9/13

Located in Brandywine (or providing tutoring and special classes in other nearby areas).

(In Prince George's County - just 20 minutes from southeast Washington, DC
see below for further location information

Also read about Sign Language here.

Sign Language Resources here.

Sign up for future classes or practices by emailing Joyce at joyce(dot)dowling(at)comcast(dot)net.

Location description: Brandywine in the instructor's home ~1 mile east of Rt.5 and Rt. 301

  • ~5 miles south of Andrews Airforce Base (AAFB)
  • the next town south of Upper Marlboro, Md.
  • the next town east of Accokeek
  • the next town north of Waldorf, Maryland
  • the next town northwest of Aquasco
  • southeast of Clinton
  • south of the DC Beltway

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