Indian Sign Language Training for Deaf and Hearing Persons

Sign Languages are the only fully accessible languages for deaf persons. Learning Indian Sign Language fluently helps him or her connect with other Deaf persons and the larger Deaf community. For a hearing person, learning Sign Language is an entirely different experience, but it is still a fun process that results in learning a new language to be able to communicate with the Deaf and hard of hearing people in one’s community.

DEF aims to bridge the gap between hearing and Deaf people in society. With this goal in mind, we provide Sign Language courses for anyone who is interested in learning it as a language. Sign Languages are the only fully accessible languages for deaf persons. Learning Indian Sign Language fluently helps him or her connect with other Deaf persons and the larger Deaf community. For a hearing person, learning Sign Language is an entirely different experience, but it is still a fun process that results in learning a new language to be able to communicate with the Deaf and hard of hearing people in one’s community.

This class is a requirement for those who wish to take up work as interpreters of Sign Language. In the near future there will be a need for many Sign Language Interpreters who will be interpreting at various public places such as hospitals, railway stations and police stations and inside the courts during proceedings that involve a Deaf person.

ISL Online Classes:

 2 months –  only on weekdays one hour per day – 5,000/- (45 hours)

3 months – only on Saturdays two hours per day – 4,000/- (24hours)

ISL Admission Form

Sign Language & Orientation:

Learning Indian Sign Language is a necessity for a Deaf person. This helps him or her connect with other Deaf persons and the larger Deaf community. However for a hearing person, learning Sign Language can be useful tool to communicate of the Deaf Community. To bridge the gap between hearing and Deaf people. DEF is providing Sign Language courses for those hearing people and for those who wish to work as interpreters of Sign Language. There is a need for Sign Language Interpreters at various public places such as hospitals, railway station, police stations and the courts during proceedings that involve a Deaf person.

We are happy with the increasing number of corporate houses and companies that are recruiting Deaf persons into their workforce. DEF provides an orientation for the Human Resources personnel of companies that are willing to employ Deaf persons. This orientation helps them understand Sign Language.