4 Meetup Groups match “American Sign Language” near Lakewood, WA
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This is a playgroup for infants to toddlers to acquire and use American Sign Language. Hearing babies and deaf babies are welcome, as well as their parents. I am fluent in ASL and have been part of the Deaf community for many years. I started this group to give my hearing son (age 7 months) a group of peers who sign regularily. The group accepts all level of signers, and I will be giving lessons in ASL to those parents who would like more grammar and vocabulary assistance.
In an industry where we so often work alone, this group will serve as a platform for discussing topics, concerns, and questions relevant to American Sign Language interpreting in a collaborative format. In addition to discussion, we will use this group to improve our skills and further our education through practice and exchanging constructive feedback with our peers.
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Let's get together for fun, free or low cost activities with people who use the same language, ASL. Also welcome to those who want to learn ASL. I am an interpreter and meet a lot of people new to the area or whose friends have moved away who don't know there are lots of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing in the area to be friends with. Family and friends of Deaf people are welcome to come and learn ASL too. All are welcome. We will support each other. Take walks. Have picnics. Take our kids or dogs to th …
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