Whether you're all virtual, in-person, or hybrid, you can bring an author into your classroom! Kathleen's programs are adaptable for schools, libraries, homeschooling, and private groups.
Kathleen's intention for every visit is to have each and every child experience the seemingly magical power of American Sign Language. Kathleen's author visits are personal and engaging. Class participation is the expectation. Students are left with excitement and anticipation for what's possible for them and a new appreciation of sign language for d/Deaf and hard-of-hearing and the hearing world.
What will students learn?
Introduced to 32 signs through the book
Gain an appreciation for sign
Learn the American Sign Language alphabet
Understand the power and potential ASL has to offer both d/Deaf and hearing individuals
What programs do you offer?
Kathleen provides an engaging combination of sign language instruction, sharing the power, beauty, and magical experience of ASL, and class participation. Kathleen's award-winning ASL Picture Book introduces children to 32 signs in a fun and educational story. Kathleen will explain the basics of ASL and teach the class the ASL alphabet and counting up to 10, 20, or 30, depending on the age of the students.
Gold Package $349
Intro to ASL Education, Author Book Reading, and Q+A
*This session can be adapted for preschool to 3rd grade.
In person: 40-50 Minutes depending upon grade level
Book reading: My Monster Truck Goes Everywhere with Me - Illustrated in American Sign Language
Q+A on Deaf awareness
Teach 32 signs in the book and ASL basics
Teach the ASL alphabet and counting up to 10, 20, or 30, depending on age