Welcome to the Sign Language Center (SLC) .
We are proud to introduce to you a company with a number of incredible instructors teaching American Sign Language. Our goal is to provide YOU the student, an enriching experience learning the beauty of ASL and Deaf culture; we welcome all levels from beginners to advanced students. We also offer one on one tutoring sessions, on site classes for corporations, and variety of workshops.
Sign Language Center was established to bridge the communication gap between the hearing and the Deaf communities. We do this creating a comfortable and interactive environment. All of our instructors are "Native" Deaf individuals coming from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Our instructors strive to teach our students to have a better understanding about ASL and Deaf culture in a non-competitive, conversational setting. We hope you will join us in for a fun-filled learning experience!
Sign Language Center is located in the heart of New York City. We offer day, evening and weekend classes to fit your busy schedule. We at the Sign Language Center welcome you to come in and sign up for a class, or browse the "Class Schedule" page. We offer secure on line registration for your convenience. Whether you're a new student or a more experienced signer- we can help you take the next step in developing your ASL skills.
CEO of Sign Language Center (SLC of NY) since September 10, 2001 leading to our 15th year. Born hearing, became Deaf at the age of 4 from Spinal Meningitis. Born and raised in Long Island, NY. Attended hearing school from K-12, during my college years attended NTID (National Technology Institute for the Deaf) In RIT , Rochester NY for a year then attended CSUN (California State University in Northridge) studied business administration. CSUN also had services for the Deaf including ASL interpreter. Immersed myself in the Deaf community and learned ASL since the age of 6. Founded SLC with my partner Brian Blais who is also Deaf, making us the only Deaf owned ASL school in the nation. We marked by CBS NYC to be one of 7 top language schools in NYC in 2012. Starting July 2018 , we will be opening in DC!