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Chelsy K.

20 Reviews
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  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Chelsy K.

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Experienced teacher with 9 years of practice in the language and over 5 years of tutoring. Comfortable teaching ages 4 and up, as well as deaf or hard of hearing individuals. I'm very aware that everyone has different reasons for learning this beautiful language. I have tutored individuals who are late deafened, non verbal, selective mutism, those who want to learn Baby Sign Language, and others who want to become fluent at a conversational level. Each lesson is tailored to the goals and needs of the individual student. When you sign up with me you also gain access to my personal resource library where I have a multitude of resources for vocabulary, grammar, Deaf Culture, ASL stories, and much more that you can view at your own leisure. Come sign with me!

About Chelsy

I started my own American Sign Language journey in 2012 where I found a passion for the language and the culture. Since then I have been studying, tutoring, learning, and using the language in several different avenues of my life. During my lessons I incorporate the history of this language along wi

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Suzanne
Chelsy is an amazing ASL teacher and comes prepared to every class with her upbeat and cheerful personality. She is very organized and manages progress with instructional videos and personal resources tailored to your needs. We love Chelsy as she is very patient with us- a must in learning ASL and she makes it fun.
Jen
Chelsy is a wonderful teacher. She is fun and energetic. She really tailors each lesson to things that are important to me. If I could give more stars, I would.
Michael
Chelsy did an exceptional job with our first class. I felt like I learned a tremendous amount in the 45 minute time frame.
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Kalua M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kalua M.

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Bringing American Sign Language (ASL) communication to life with some fun. Some deaf studies to show the communication of where its origin and how the beautiful language develop over time.

There will be ASL 1, 2, and 3 depending on the skills you either need help with tutoring to beginning stage of basic ASL understanding. You'll be learning ABC, numbers, shapes, 5 indicators of hand motions that are extremely important in ASL.

About Kalua

I grew up hard of hearing with no hearing in my left ear. I speak well enough that people occasionally forget I am deaf. At the age of 14, I woke up one day and couldn't hear anything. I am now accustomed to hearing aids. I've been signing since I was a teen. I use websites (Lifeprint.com) to help m

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Excellent Teacher, very professional, on time and very friendly
Chad and Chiara S.
Very fun and learned a lot in just the first class, looking forward to more lessons!
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Chaneé N.

47 Reviews
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  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chaneé N.

47 Reviews
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Sign Language is an awesome form of visual communication! I love ASL and the deaf culture. I have years of experience and I'd be delighted to teach you. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to your needs and goals. Not only will you be signing like a pro in no time, but you will be able to communicate with the deaf and hard of hearing communities. Let's get started!

About Chaneé

Hey There! I'm Chaneé. I am an American Sign Language tutor and professional Actress. Over the years I have taught ASL to many actors for specific roles and just great students who wanted to learn to communicate with the deaf. If you have friends or family that is deaf or dealing with hearing loss

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Tanya H.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Tanya H.

35 Reviews
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I have been communicating using American Sign Language for over 15 years. I have a bachelor's degree in American Sign Language interpreting. I have been an interpreter for 11 years and I am nationally certified through the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be signing in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of grammar, vocabulary, Deaf Culture, and more. Let's get started!

About Tanya

I have been a professional American Sign Language interpreter for over 13 years. I graduated from MacMurray College with a Bachelors of American Sign Language Interpreting and from Walden University with both a Master's degree in both Business Administration and Education. American Sign Language

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Jennifer C.
Very patient. She takes the time to show the sign several times and work it into the conversation.
Jennifer C.
great conversation
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Melissa S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Melissa S.

5 Reviews
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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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Sofia P.
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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Kara T.

2 Reviews
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  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 14
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Kara T.

2 Reviews
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From taking lessons with me students will be able to learn how to sign subjects involving..
- introduce oneself
-exchange personal information
-discussing living situations
-talking about family
-telling activities
-storytelling
-describing people and places
-asking for advice
- and more!!

I will make lessons as interactive as possible online and activities as fun as possible for students! I can also record lessons incase students wish to go back and review/watch them

About Kara

I am a recent graduate of Saint Joseph's University majoring in Early Education and Special Education. I love teaching students new things and skills that they can use! I am available for tutoring in elementary math, reading and American Sign Language :)

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Michael
Kara is a great instructor! She was extremely engaging and enthusiastic! I would highly recommend her!
Catherine
Kara was such a great instructor! She tutored my daughter with elementary math and I saw so much progress in such a short time! My daughter actually enjoys doing math now!

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"She is very kind and helps me with questions regarding deaf culture. Based on a few of her group classes I picked her as my private teacher and I'm so glad I did. Today she informed me about the name sign which was a very good lesson that I never knew. Thanks Purni!"
Camille
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"Funny and informative, we loved him. Hopefully we will be able to schedule another class soon!"
Kati
Took American Sign Language lessons from Serfirys V.
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"so patient and kind!"
Camille
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"The bestest of the bestest"
Karen
Took American Sign Language lessons from Chaneé N.
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"I have tried many ASL tutors. Purnima is the best. She is very friendly and she leads the conversation into things that I am interested in. She corrects me right away when I make a mistake and she is so encouraging, always telling me when I am improving. I have had to reschedule a couple times and she has been very accommodating. I would highly recommend her!"
Abby
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"Awesome!!! So kind and patient. I learned a lot :)"
Meghan
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"Serfirys, This was a wonderful lesson. Thank you for your patience and helping me practice some simple sentences. I really enjoyed our lesson. I look forward to our next class. I will practice! See you next week. Virginia"
Virginia
Took American Sign Language lessons from Serfirys V.
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"I booked 10 classes with Serfirys and have finished my first 3. I look forward to it every week! Learning a new language as an adult can seem intimidating- but not with him. I try to learn my vocab list the week before the class and then get corrections regarding hand/ finger placements from him during the class-which is really helpful. I've started signing to myself in the mirror so that i can identify words more easily when speaking with Serfirys. Serfirys is really funny and expressive-i definitely feel welcome when I'm in his class😊"
Christine
Took American Sign Language lessons from Serfirys V.
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"I love sign language lessons!"
Marissah
Took American Sign Language lessons from Chaneé N.
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"Dr. I does an amazing job at explaining how to do all signs!"
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