American Sign Language

Welcome to the ASL program at Saddleback College! If you are interested in learning American Sign Language, learning more about Deaf culture and working with the Deaf, you're in the right place!

American Sign Language (ASL) is one of the largest minority languages in the United States making it the fourth most used language. It is the natural language of the American Deaf people.

Our ASL Program focuses on acquiring communicative skills and grammar, and understanding Deaf Culture.

Current class offerings:

SL 1, SL 2, SL 3, SL 4 (only Spring), SL 101 (only Spring)

Schedule of Classes for ASL

Faculty and Staff

Reenie Ramirez
Administrative Assistant
(949) 582-4420

Rita Tamer, EdD View profile information for Rita Tamer
Department Chair/Professor
(949) 582-4732

Onisha Blagdon View profile information for Onisha Blagdon
Associate Faculty

Deborah Centeno View profile information for Onisha Blagdon
Associate Faculty

Brian Dirrim View profile information for Brian Dirrim
Associate Faculty

Phillip Janes View profile information for Phil Janes
Associate Faculty

Jan Wong View profile information for Onisha Blagdon
Associate Faculty


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