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URI Providence Campus

80 Washington Street

Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-277-5000


American Sign Language

URI is pleased to announce a partnership with Perspectives Corporation, located at The Meadows, 1130 Ten Rod Road--Building B 101, North Kingstown, RI 02852 to provide not for college credit American Sign Language Instruction.

Perspectives Corporation offers American Sign Language (ASL) classes to its employees as well as to members of the community (ages 16 and up). These classes are designed for helping professionals who support children, adolescents, and adults who use sign language as a primary means of communication. Teachers, parents, family members, friends, and caregivers will also benefit greatly from taking these classes as they build the necessary skills to communicate with the Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing person.

The University of Rhode Island will provide a Certificate of Completion ($25 fee payable to Perspectives) at the conclusion of each class.


REGISTER with Perspectives Corporation

Class cost: $150 Class fee waived for Perspectives employees; Group Rates are available.

Book-used for all levels: $85 Students may rent a book for $40 Deposit, A $15 refund will be given upon return of a non-damaged book.



For additional information: Please contact Christine P. Dolan, URI Special Programs Office by email: Christine@uri.edu or phone 401-277-5388.