Sign Language Classes in Chicago

Chicago area sign language classes link:

Individual Programs:


Access Living
Course description: In the content of the course, we will focus on expressive andd deceptive signing skills and get a taste of deaf culture mannerism. The basic foundation of ASL grammar will be covered.

115 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60610
More information contact: Rahnee Patrick
Telephone: 312-640-2127
TTY: 312-640-2170
Fax: 312-640-2138
Email address:

Harper College

Columbia College

City Colleges of Chicago
Wright College -- 773-777-7900

Center for Lifelong Learning -- 773-481-8800

Harold Washington – Lifelong Learning

Truman College
-773-907-4000 (Admissions)
Center on Deafness
3444 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
847-559-0110 x215 (voice)
847-559-8199 (TTY)

Chicago Institute for the Moving Image (CIMI)
537 Custer St. Suite 4, Evanston, IL 60202

Chicago Park District 

City of Evanston – Levy Senior Center
300 Dodge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202

College of DuPage
Glen Ellyn, IL

Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL
For information or to register call: 815-280-1555

Kennedy-King Continuing Education

Lake County Center for Independent Living
377 N. Seymour Avenue, Mundelein, IL 60060
847-949-0641 TTY  

Progress Center for Independent Living (PCIL)
Contact: Carol Nemecek- Kowalski, Deaf Services Coordinator
7521 Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
708-209-1826 TTY and VP
708-209-1735 Fax

Triton College Continuing Education Classes
Look under language

Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115

Waubonsee Community College
Rt. 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, IL 60554
Other Resources:
Date:   Open
Name of Event:  Are you interested in a Deaf Tutor?
Description of Benefits, Attractions: I can help you outside the classroom for those of your in ITP or if you've already graduated from ITP and want to brush up for Interpreter Certification Tests. Help reinforce and expand your vocabulary, grammar and language functions. Learn about Deaf Culture, practice fingerspelling and receptive skills. Incorporate facial expressions into your signing etc. Any area you would like improvement or just chat for practice!
Contact for Information:  Juan Bernal at or

Date:   First and third Saturday
Name of Event:  ASL Chat
Where:  Borders and Books 1539 E. 53rd St(53rd and Lake Park)
Time:  1:00pm
Description of Benefits, Attractions:  AnyoneInterested in ASL, or want to practice are all welcome
Center on Deafness
3444 Dundee Road


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