American Sign Language

Class Pricing & Policies

Adults and youth ages 16 and up are eligible to register for American Sign Language classes at Perspectives. Classes meet once per week, for 2 hours, and continue for 10 weeks unless otherwise noted.

Class Tuition

The full cost of tuition is $150.00 per student. This price includes a non-refundable $25 processing fee. The tuition fee is waived for Perspectives employees.

Discounted group rates are available; for more information, please contact us.

ASL Book

The cost to purchase a book used for all levels is $85.00.

Students may choose to borrow a book for a $40.00 rental fee. The rental fee is non-refundable.

The book rental fee is waived for Perspectives employees.

CEU Credits (optional)

At the conclusion of classes, a Certificate of Completion will be awarded by the University of Rhode Island (URI) Feinstein Providence Campus, Office of Special Programs, for a $25.00 fee. CEU credits for Professional Development will also be provided.

URI is the sole higher education partner with Perspectives Corporation in the awarding of a Certificate of Completion with CEU credits. Each person must complete at least one CEU unit, which requires a minimum of ten contact hours of participation that is verified by Perspectives Corporation, in order to be granted any CEUs. Additional hours beyond the first ten will also be annotated on the Certificate.


To receive a class tuition refund, students must withdraw within 7 days of the first class. $25.00 of student tuition is a non-refundable processing fee.