American Sign Language Tutoring

Start ASL’s American Sign Language Tutor Program

Are you an ASL student struggling with certain ASL topics? Do you need someone to practice with? Are you looking for personalized and professional help while learning ASL? Then you’ve come to the right place! Start ASL’s American Sign Language Tutor Program will help you get over those difficult learning “bumps” with professional one-on-one online ASL tutoring.

All tutoring sessions are 30 minutes or one hour (30 or 60 minutes) in length and are completed using the free Skype program and a webcam.

To get started with tutoring sessions, all you need is:

  • A webcam. (Click Here for our recommendations)
  • The free Skype program and a Skype ID. (http://www.skype.com)
  • High speed internet access.
  • To know that session times are always shown in Pacific Time (see current time), so be sure to plan accordingly!

An ASL tutor can help you:

  • Get instant feedback from an ASL professional
  • Improve your expressive and receptive skills
  • Better understand a particular topic or aspect of ASL
  • Practice your signing skills
  • Prepare for tests
  • And more!

Our Professional Start ASL Tutors

Serfiry Vicente

Deaf

$10
per half hour

Experience: Teacher of the Deaf (10 years)

Skills: Teaching Beginners | Spanish | Special Needs Education

Serfiry Vicente’s Introduction Video

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Wagner Vicente

Deaf

$10
per half hour

Experience: ASL Course & Educator of the Deaf (12 years)

Certificates: IOA (International Open Academy)

Wagner Vicente’s Introduction Video

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Danielle Henderson

Hard of Hearing

$13
per half hour

Education/Experience: Los Medanos College | ASL I, II, III, IV | Fingerspelling I, II | Deaf Culture

Danielle Henderson’s Introduction Video

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Sally Ann Zwicker

Deaf

$15
per half hour

Education: Doctor of Education – Ed.D.

Certifications: Professional Level Certification with the American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA) – Demonstrates the highest level of knowledge and skills in teaching ASL | Certified Interviewer of Sign Language Proficiency | Signing Naturally Units 7-12 Teacher Training Certificate

Experience: Fifteen years of teaching in K-12 settings | Twenty years of experience teaching ASL to undergraduate, graduate, and community college students | Presenter at local, statewide, and national level meetings, on ASL and education related topics | Offered workshops and professional development training to interpreters and educators

Sally Ann Zwicker’s Introduction Video

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Diane Caporale

Hearing

$15
per half hour

Certification: TESOL Certificate | Advanced Certificate in Teaching Spanish | Advanced Certificate in Teaching ASL

Experience: ASL Interpreter | Municipal Court Interpreter | American Sign Language Teacher

Skills: Argentinean Sign Language | Ecuadorian Sign Language | Honduras Sign Language | Bolivian Sign Language

Diane Caporale’s Introduction Video

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April Glaspey

Hearing

$15
per half hour

Certification: TESOL and SLATC Certificates

Experience: Deaf Community Member Since 1999

April Glaspey’s Introduction Video

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Savannah Gillette

Hearing

$16
per half hour

Education: ASL Classes | Immersion in Deaf Culture

Certification: EIPA Interpreting Certificate

Experience: ASL Interpreter | ASL Tutor | MDUSD AHI

Savannah Gillette’s Introduction Video

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Kim Bass

Hearing

$20
per half hour

Education: MS Vocational Rehabilitation – Deafness | AAS Interpreter for the Deaf

Certification: National Interpreter Certification (NIC) | Certified Master Signing Time Instructor | World Languages – American Sign Language Certification from Ohio Department of Education

Experience: ASL Interpreter | American Sign Language Teacher | Master Signing Time Instructor

Kim Bass’ Introduction Video

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Krista Duffy

Hearing

$20
per half hour

Education: 6 Years Advanced ASL Classes (University of New Hampshire at Manchester) | Immersion in Deaf Culture

Certification: Certified Baby Sign Language Instructor

Krista Duffy’s Introduction Video

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