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Sign Language Workshop


Friday, October 26, 2012
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Conference Center, Lower-level, Seminar Room 9

This event is open to everyone. The workshop will provide a basic introduction to sign language focusing on the alphabet, numbers and hand shapes. The presenter, Janice Rimler, will also discuss Deaf culture.

Ms. Rimler has been involved in the New York City Deaf community since 1981, socially and professionally. She has been an executive board member of New York Deaf Theatre, held several board positions in the local chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, including as president. She also served as board member of the New York City chapter of American Sign Language Teachers Association and volunteered in other areas of the community.

Ms. Rimler has taught ASL at the New York Society for the Deaf, privately, and for the City University of New York since 1986. She became the first coordinator of Interpreter Services at CUNYs New York City College of Technology where during her tenure an ASL interpreting service for deaf students was created during her tenure.

If you require any accommodations for this event, please contact The Office of Disability Support Services, FIT-ABLE, at 212 217.4090 or