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Melissa S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Education from Marlton School
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Melissa S.

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I am deaf! This is my language. I am able to paint pictures of vivid color and meaning with my hands. I love teaching as well and am thrilled when people want to learn ASL. I have been teaching ASL for over 10 years. I use many different ways to help students understand and remember what they learn. Lessons with me will be fun and interesting!!

About Melissa

I'm Deaf and ASL is my primary language. I have tutored many people in learning Deaf culture. I also have experience in tactile with Deaf Blind and talking to those who are Deaf with low vision. I love helping people learn about the Deaf community and teach them to be able to communicate with those

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Our niece was really excited to meet Melissa. She enjoyed the lesson very much and can hardly wait for the next one.
Kelsey
I've been taking lessons for a month now and am really enjoying it! Melissa's a great teacher and I look forward to continuing my education in ASL :)
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Purnima R.

56 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Purnima R.

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Hello There!

I am a Deaf ASL instructor, and I've been teaching since 2015. I've enjoying to see my students develop a sense of ASL, which is a beautiful and visual language to learn.

Once you take a few ASL classes, you will build your signs skills to able to converse with Deaf people and learn about Deaf Culture.

About Purnima

My name is Purnima, and I am a Deaf ASL Instructor. I graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with TASL (Teaching American Language in a Master's Degree). I have been teaching ASL since 2015 in different local public schools. I also worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Deaf School.

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Awesome!!! So kind and patient. I learned a lot :)
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Liliana V.

1 Review
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Awarded Award of the service from Seqouia Charter for the Deaf and Hard of hearing
  • Teaches students 3 to 60
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Liliana V.

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Hello! My name is Lilly. Born deaf and ASL is my first language. I have been teaching several ASL course in K-12 grades and workshop for anyone who is interested in learning ASL and Deaf culture. I also have been mentoring and providing tutoring for parents/family members/friends of someone who is deaf and hard of hearing, and ASL students who are interested in becoming an interpreter. I look forward to working with you! :)

About Liliana

Hello! My name is Lilly. Born deaf and ASL is my first language. I have been teaching several ASL course in K-12 grades and workshop for anyone who is interested in learning ASL and Deaf culture. I also have been mentoring and providing tutoring for parents/family members/friends of someone who is d

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Jamila A.

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Starting at $32
  • Awarded Miss. Personality award- Preteen Miss American Coed Pageant (1998) from Preteen Miss American Coed Pageant
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Liberal Studies BA from Thomas Edison State University
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Jamila A.

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I’m happy to help you learn ASL at whatever level you are at, from the basics to a deeper dive into Deaf culture and how we sign and everything in between. Whatever your needs are and whatever you would like to learn. Your ability to sign skillfully will help you to gain the respect and appreciation from the Deaf community. So please let’s get to work and expand your signing skills to provide more effective access compared to write notes or using your phone which can get annoying right? It’s much better if I help you learn to sign ASL.

My background includes a BA degree in Liberal Studies, I have had experience teaching ever since I was young instructing a class. And more recently I have been teaching another ASL class. If you prefer 1-on-1 tutoring I’m happy to provide that for you. I will tailor our lessons to match what you need and how you learn. I will share various resources that will address your needs and listen to your preferences. I don’t want to overwhelm you with a list

About Jamila

Hi All, my name is Jamila A. I am Deaf. I am a butterfly lover. I am a sociable person. Respect for others from diverse backgrounds. I teach ASL in my native language for many years. Please check my video shows my ASL and CC included. Basic to advance levels, help students’ struggle ASL cla

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Jenifer G.

16 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jenifer G.

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Come learn from a FUN and ENERGETIC Deaf professor (myself), I am thrilled to offer you help along anything with your learning journey! It is the best feeling to learn the beautiful language of ASL! I am hard of hearing, I am the only one that’s hard of hearing in the family, my first language is American Sign Language! American Sign Language is the most beautiful visual language in the world, today in this society a lot of people are eager to learn sign language! I love sharing my knowledge and my deaf culture with other people. I am a very funny person including when I teach, it will entertain you and you will never be bored to learn with me. I can teach you from beginners to advanced. We could do zooms or Skype. My students always learn so quickly with me because I always find their rough areas in where they need help learning.

I look forward to meeting you and see you become successful!

About Jenifer

Hi I am a sign language instructor and a phlebotomist/cosmetologist! My name is Jenifer and I love teaching people the beautiful language of sign language! A lot of people are eager to learn sign language, even sometimes for school too! I love seeing my students get successful when they learn from m

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Awesome! Prepared, helpful, knowledgable, and fun! I am excited to continue!
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Jenifer is a great teacher, incredibly patient and good. As a student I've been not as good doing my "homework".
I would highly recommend her and hope to take lessons in the future( in 2 and 1/2 months ),with her again.
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Dr. I.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Ph.D.-Instructional Design for Online Learning from Capella University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dr. I.

8 Reviews
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Greetings future learners!

I’m excited that you have chosen me to be your teacher for American Sign Language. Learn from a teacher with 30+ years of experience teaching preschool-college levels. My lessons are visual and learner-centered to support each learner with obtaining learning objectives mastery. In no time you will be able to communicate with others your needs and desires. I look forward to hearing from you! Let’s get started today! #teach #tutor #refresh #extendlearning

About Dr.

Greetings future learners! I’m excited that you have chosen me to be your teacher for American Sign Language, ESL, ELA, or Reading. Here is a little about me: I began learning sign language when I was eight years old. At the time I did not realize this would be the career that I ended up in.

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Nataly
Dr. I is a great instructor. She is knowledgeable, patient, and professional. She has well thought out lessons that are unique and engaging. I just love her!!
Alexa
Dr. I does an amazing job at explaining how to do all signs!
Abby
Dr. Isoke is very dedicated and an overachiever.

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"Had my first lesson today and it was so much fun. Can’t wait for my next one!"
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"Carla was amazing!! She taught my son so much and was extremely attentive and patient. So glad I found her! Highly recommend!!!"
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"Carla was wonderful! She was clear, efficient, knowledgeable, and very fun to work with. Thank you Carla!!"
Meghan
Took American Sign Language lessons from Carla C.
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"She, from the beginning, has made this comfortable and fun to the point that her and I are in this for the long run. Very outgoing and helpful with ASL since it is one of her passions too."
Sara
Took American Sign Language lessons from Chaneé N.
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"Great teacher. Great first lesson. I can't wait to learn more."
Gail
Took American Sign Language lessons from Carla C.
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"Serfirys is very patient and kind. He pays attentions to small details and does not over correct. Serfirys creates a comfortable teaching environment."
Amy
Took American Sign Language lessons from Serfirys V.
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