American Sign Language

Welcome to the ASL program at Saddleback College! If you are interested in learning American Sign Language, learning more about Deaf culture and working with the Deaf, you're in the right place!

American Sign Language (ASL) is one of the largest minority languages in the United States making it the fourth most used language. It is the natural language of the American Deaf people.

Our ASL Program focuses on acquiring communicative skills and grammer, and understanding Deaf Culture.

Current class offerings:

SL 1, SL 2, SL 3, SL 4 (only Spring), SL 101 (only Spring) and Refresher courses for SL140, SL141 and SL142.

 

Faculty and Staff

Staff:
Peggy Dakin View profile information for Peggy Dakin
HSHS Program Specialist
(949) 582-4731

Faculty:
Rita Tamer, EdD View profile information for Rita Tamer
Department Chair/Professor
(949) 582-4732

Onisha Blagdon View profile information for Onisha Blagdon
Associate Faculty

Brian Dirrim View profile information for Brian Dirrim
Associate Faculty

Phillip Janes View profile information for Phil Janes
Associate Faculty

Penny Lane View profile information for Penny Lane
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Kelly Large View profile information for Penny Lane
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