ASL for (not just) AUTISM

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ASL (not just) for Autism!

Come learn or practice ASL Sign Language for free —
Anyone can join us! Especially parents with children who have communication challenges and teens taking sign class for credit

ALTERNATING Mondays, 6:30- p.m. – 7:30  p.m.
Contact me for the next class — [email protected]
New Church of Boulder Valley
1370 Forest Park Circle
Lafayette
Free “Signing Fun” books available, thanks to the ACL — Association for Community LivingJen Kuzminsky is an educational interpreter who works with children with disabilities in schools and at summer camps. “I feel Sign language is a language everyone would benefit from learning, and I’m a big advocate of families incorporating signing into daily language for added support & communication.”

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Signing with Sarah

Hometown Newspaper Article on Us!

Very exciting news! We are now in a new home:

New Church of Boulder Valley
1370 Forest Park Circle
Lafayette

It’s a most perfect spot, to bring your whole family! A big ol thank you to pastor David Roth!!! And his wonderful board!!

It is behind (to the East of) an office building… which is listed as 1380 address. just go down that same road eastward along the fence, and you will find it.

See ya all there Monday 6:30!!

We can use the classroom, and have lots to sign about with the kids!

 

News: We have “Signing Fun” books available, for free, from the ACL! Let us know if you want one, and please then visit the ACL in Lafayette!

http://aclboulder.org/

ASL for AUTISM

Hello! On Aug. 3, Jen Kuzminsky, an educational interpreter and I started ASL for AUTISM. It is a free and ongoing class for parents, kids with autism and all disabilities, their siblings, friends and family — and people who work with our kids — who think ASL or sign language may be a powerful way to bring out spoken language, communication and human connections with family and friends. Plus, ASL is just a wonderful language to learn for its own sake, and to connect to our deaf community.

So please join us:

When: every Monday, 6:30 p.m. for an hour of fun and learning ASL that is functional for your family

Where:  OUR LOCATION IS CHANGING, PLEASE VISIT US HERE TO SEE WHERE TO GO! I WILL POST BEFORE MONDAY!

Etc: We hope to have a grant soon to provide child care. We do have a babysitter, and ask that you help contribute to the cost, if you need it, and you are able — until we hear about the grant. So please let us know if you need a sitter for any children (special needs included) ahead of time — as they are on call! Feel free to bring your dinner or snacks to share!

Besides being the best mom and human being ever, Jen graduated from Front Range Community College’s rigorous ASL interpreter program, she works with our kids in our community at Imagine’s Out and About summer camps, and is starting a new job this fall at Monarch K-8!

Anyone who comes or is interested in coming, please contact me or Jen, so we can add you to our list — and connect you with a ONE DRIVE file with all the vocabulary we are working on. You can jump into our group at any time!

Contact Jen Kuzminsky or Julie Marshall with any questions:
Jen — 970-556-1490, [email protected]
Julie — 720-255-9831 [email protected]

Important note: With great respect for the deaf community, no one in our group is an expert at ASL, and we don’t believe our way is the only way to sign, because we recognize there are different ways to sign many words. We defer to Jen (and her friends in the deaf community) and what she learned at the well established and rigorous Front Range Community College Interpreter Program, by instructors who are in the deaf community.