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D.E.A.F., Inc. offers Continuing Education classes to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community in a variety of subject areas. Classes are taught in American Sign Language by Deaf instructors.

The following classes are available: English 1, English 2,
Driver Education, American Citizenship, Computer Literacy, and Literacy Tutoring.

English 1

Focus is on developing basic vocabulary skills, spelling, penmanship, and expressive language skills.
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English 2

Basic sentence structure, parts of speech, writing simple sentences, and basic reading skills. English classes meet twice a week for two hours each night, and last fifteen weeks.
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Driver Education

Teaches students the information needed to pass the Registry of Motor Vehicle test for a Learner's Permit. The Independent Living Program staff can assist students with Learner's Permits and finding On-the-Road instruction.

Class meets once a week for three hours. We offer DriverÕs Education when ten or more students are enrolled.
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American Citizenship

Provides students with background information regarding US history, government, and geography, to prepare them for the US Citizenship Interview.

Classes meet twice a week for two hours each night, and last fifteen weeks.
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Computer Literacy

Introduces students to the computer, and teaches basic computer operations and typing and word processing skills.

Classes meet twice a week for two hours each night, and last ten weeks.
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Literacy Tutoring

Focuses on improving reading skills and English skills, particularly in the areas of vocabulary and grammar, and assists students with using better English skills in the workplace.
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For more information about the Adult Continuing Education Program, contact Patrick McCarthy at 617-254-4041 TTY/Voice, or fill out our
online form.

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