An Intro to Auslan Theory & History with Hadley (online)

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Come and learn how to have a conversation with D/deaf and hard of hearing people who use Auslan (Australian Sign Language)!

We will explore Auslan signs as well as do’s and don’ts when approaching D/deaf and hard of hearing people.

This is a great class for learning some contexts and etiquette of auslan in preparation for joining signing class. 

What will we cover?

In this workshop we will explore:

  • Brief overview of Deaf Culture and Deaf history
  • Tips on approaching D/deaf and hard of hearing people
  • The alphabet and other basic signs 
  • Conversation practice

What will I need

  • Just yourself


  • Closed Captions
  • Discounted Early Bird Tickets
  • Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
  • Auslan Interpreted

    Who will be Facilitating? 

    Hadley (she/they) is an energetic queer human who is always on the move. Hadley is a Auslan teacher and Deaf mentor with Open That Door.

    They are also passionate about mental health and advocacy for the Deaf Community.

    Hadley is profoundly Deaf and uses Auslan everyday.

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