Auslan Baby Sign Classes In Australia
The following list only includes individuals and organisations who provide Baby/First Sign Language courses in Australian Sign Language.
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There are large range of 'Auslan at Home' courses on DVD for Baby Signers, Beginners through to advanced Auslan learners.
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Baby Sign Class Providers in the ACT
Course Providers within NEW SOUTH WALES
BabblebubsCourse Location/s:Newcastle and Port StephensContact: Nikki Mackenzie and Renee Harley. Email them at firstname.lastname@example.org or, on Ph : 0424070057 or 0408292737.Or visit their Website: http://www.babblebubs.com.auOther Information: 6 week program with 45 mins per lesson. Small classes. 6 mth to 3 yrs. Learn AUSLAN (focusing on key and communication signs) and how to stimulate communication development. Weekly handouts and a great social opportunity.Average Cost : Per Individual - $140, Per Couple/Consession - Unknown
Baby Hands - Northern Beaches AreaCourse Location/s:Baby Hands Institute offers baby sign language classes in the Northern Beaches area of Sydney for bubs-3yrs.Contact: For class times/cost contact Lena via the website or Email email@example.com, on Ph : 02 9114 6973.Or visit their Website: http://www.australianbabyhands.comOther Information: Each class incorporates AUSLAN signs, song, stories, activities and Sammy the Signing Bear to ensure a fun and engaging time for everyone. Classes are offered in community centres, private homes, childcare centres and playgroups.Average Cost : Per Individual - Unknown, Per Couple/Consession - Unknown
Baby Hands Institute - Sydney Inner WestCourse Location/s:Sydney Inner WestContact: Catherine Carrier. Email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org or, on Ph : 0410 559 696.Or visit their Website: http://www.australianbabyhands.comOther Information: A 6 week course designed to introduce you and your baby to the wonderful world of signing. Baby hands classes use songs, stories and activities to teach you basic sign language using AUSLAN.Average Cost : Per Individual - $15, Per Couple/Consession - $30
Talking Little HandsCourse Location/s:Courses and other services are provided in the following shires The Tweed, The Northern Rivers, Richmond Valley, Clarence Valley, Coffs Coast and The Macleay Valley Coast and the surrounding areas.Contact: Kim Davis
, on Ph : 0414 616 564.Or visit their Website: coming soonOther Information: Kim is a C.O.D.A and has been a NAATI Accredited Paraprofessional Interpreter since 1996. Baby/Toddler Sign Classes are 1 x 2 1/2 hour workshop in your home/child care. Workshops are for small groups (8-20 people). No signing experience is necessary.Average Cost : Per Individual - $40, Per Couple/Consession - $70
Tiny Hands Talk consultant - Irene GohCourse Location/s:Based in Auburn & Parramatta, Irene can provide in house/office/school courses in and around this areaContact: Irene via email : email@example.com or, on Ph : 0420 388 617.Or visit their Website: http://www.tinyhandstalk.com.au/Other Information: As seen on Chn 10 NEWS, courses are based on international studies. Baby Sign Language is design to reduce frustration, increase IQ and vocabulary in babies and children. Courses are provided in the home/centre for 2+ people, disc for groups of 10+Average Cost : Per Individual - $35, Per Couple/Consession - $20
Tiny Hands Talk consultant - Judy FifeCourse Location/s:Based in Baulkham Hills & Hornsby, Judy can provide in house/office/school courses in and around this areaContact: Judy via email : firstname.lastname@example.org or, on Ph : (02) 9651 6404.Or visit their Website: http://www.tinyhandstalk.com.au/Other Information: As seen on Chn 10 NEWS, courses are based on international studies. Baby Sign Language is design to reduce frustration, increase IQ and vocabulary in babies and children. Courses are provided in the home/centre for 2+ people, disc for groups of 10+Average Cost : Per Individual - $35, Per Couple/Consession - $20
TinySign - Baby Signing ClassesCourse Location/s:Mosman and North SydneyContact: Emma Kelly via email : email@example.com, on Ph : 0403 704 691.Or visit their Website: http://www.tinysign.orgOther Information: Classes include a half hour of singing and signing and half an hour of playtime. Classes held during school term time only, call for a no obligation trial. Prices are PER FAMILY PER CLASSAverage Cost : Per Individual - $12, Per Couple/Consession - $12
Course Providers within the NORTHERN TERRITORY
Northern Territory School of LanguagesCourse Location/s:Not currently availableContact: Reception, on Ph : (08) 8985 0905.Or visit their Website: http://www.aad.org.au/info/learnsign.phpOther Information: Average Cost : Per Individual - Unknown, Per Couple/Consession - Unknown
Course Providers within QUEENSLAND
Baby Hands - Sunshine Coast SouthCourse Location/s:Sunshine CoastContact: Contact Yuki Worsch-Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org, or, on Ph : 0404092712.Or visit their Website: www.australianbabyhands.comOther Information: Designed for parents and children from birth to 3 years of age, Baby Hands classes are fun and interactive. We learn a number of practical and fun signs in each class, using games,activities, songs and stories to learn.Average Cost : Per Individual - $120, Per Couple/Consession - $180
Deaf Services Queensland - Head Office - Baby sign CoursesCourse Location/s:Courses available throughout Queensland, subject to demand, where a minimum of 8 people are interested in participating. Please go to our website for term dates and locations.Contact: The Head Office : 473 Annerley Rd, Annerley, on Ph : (07) 3892 8500.Or visit their Website: http://www.deafservicesqld.org.au/Other Information: Each course runs for 8 week course 1 hours per week, covering signs utilised in daily communication with babies and toddlers.Average Cost : Per Individual - $80, Per Couple/Consession - $80
HoneyBee CreationsCourse Location/s:Honeybee Creations is a unique enterprise providing training & consultancy services in The Sunshine Coast, Queensland.Contact: Lisa : email@example.com
Lisa is a deaf, bilingual (spoken English and Auslan) tutor and registered QLD teacher. All classes are presented bilingually in an airconditioned facility with on-site parking and close to transport., on Ph : 0417 831 681.Or visit their Website: http://www.honeybee-creations.comOther Information: Private tuition, workshops & courses in Auslan for Adults (level 1 & 2), Early Childhood Professionals / Community Workers / Carers, Non-Verbal Communication for Adults, Auslan & Yoga for Kids, Baby Signing. Course costs include colour handoutsAverage Cost : Per Individual - $225, Per Couple/Consession - Unknown
Interpret ThisCourse Location/s:Courses are available throughout the greater Brisbane area. Other areas are welcome to enquireContact: Toni Crepin, firstname.lastname@example.org, on Ph : 0412 584 132.Or visit their Website: http://www.interpretthis.netOther Information: NAATI Accredited, Paraprofessional Interpreter between the English & Auslan Languages (in both directions) Basic Auslan Classes - 6 Week Program Baby to Toddler Sign ClassesAverage Cost : Per Individual - $105, Per Couple/Consession - $55
KindersignCourse Location/s:CapalabaContact: Sharon. email her at: email@example.com or, on Ph : 0412 719 772.Or visit their Website: Other Information: Kindersign is designed to help babies
and toddlers communicate. The course runs for 10 weeks, lessons are about 30-40 minutes in duration. The Lessons times are negotiable.Average Cost : Per Individual - $100, Per Couple/Consession - Unknown
Lionheart KidsCourse Location/s:Samford ValleyContact: Alison Nixon. Email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org, on Ph : 3289 3513.Or visit their Website: http://www.lionhearts.com.auOther Information: 8 week Baby Sign Language courses. Fee includes take-home materials. Visit our website for current timetables and fees.Average Cost : Per Individual - Unknown, Per Couple/Consession - Unknown
Tiny TotsCourse Location/s:Heatley, Townsville and surroundsContact: Ali Cavanagh via email : email@example.com or via mobile: 0421565576, on Ph : 47731473.Or visit their Website: http://www.tinytotssign.comOther Information: Baby sign courses are provided and designed based on demand and need. PLEASE contact ali to discuss your needs.Average Cost : Per Individual - $10, Per Couple/Consession - Unknown
Course Providers within SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Royal SA Deaf SocietyCourse Location/s:Contact: , on Ph : (08) 8223 3335.Or visit their Website: http://www.deafsa.org.au/main/overview.htmlOther Information: There are a series of courses (Talking Hands 1,2,3,4 + 5) Each course runs 6 weeks, 2hrs/wkAverage Cost : Per Individual - $110, Per Couple/Consession - $88
Course Providers within TASMAINIA
Sara Phillips, Signing Presenter and Speech PathologistCourse Location/s:Courses are available in Hobart and surrounding areasContact: firstname.lastname@example.org (email preferred) or phone on Tues / Thurs only, on Ph : 6223 1968 .Or visit their Website: http://Other Information: Have fun learning to use AUSLAN signs with your baby in songs, chats, stories and play and boost their language development at the same time.Average Cost : Per Individual - $30, Per Couple/Consession - $28
TAFE Tasmania,LauncestonCourse Location/s:Courses provided at Alanvale Campus situated in LauncestonContact: Contact Glenda Edmunds for information, on Ph : (03) 6336 2722.Or visit their Website: http://www.tafe.tas.edu.au/institute/index.htmOther Information: Diploma in levels 3-4 For 40 wks over 3 yrs. Prices below refer to costs per moduleAverage Cost : Per Individual - $101, Per Couple/Consession - Unknown
TAFE Tasmania.HobartCourse Location/s:Courses will be held at Hobart TAFEContact: Contact or Maureen Kershaw for more infomation, on Ph : (03) 6233 7906.Or visit their Website: http://www.tafe.tas.edu.au/institute/index.htmOther Information: The TAFE offers Certificate 2 and a diploma Course is offered as well ,modules 1-5,Courses will be held Feb-March.The courses are 63 hrs each module, Prices below refer to cost per moduleAverage Cost : Per Individual - $101, Per Couple/Consession - Unknown
Course Providers within VICTORIA
Baby Hands - WhitehorseCourse Location/s:Classes scheduled in Mitcham and Vermont. Classes available in other locations on request.
Contact: Call Amanda or email me on email@example.com; or, on Ph : 03 9517 7967.Or visit their Website: www.australianbabyhands.com/baby-sign-language-classes/locations/whitehorse-vic/Other Information: Have fun communicating with your baby. Learn baby sign language in a fun and social atmosphere, incorporating Auslan signs into games songs and stories. Learn over 60 signs in each course - Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced courses available.Average Cost : Per Individual - $100, Per Couple/Consession - $180
Baby Sign TimeCourse Location/s:Courses are usually held in Fairfield, however can be made available in other locations, subject to demand.Contact: Terri Anderton, Speech Pathologist, MSPA, HANEN certified, on Ph : (03) 9443 8043.Or visit their Website: http://www.babysigntime.comOther Information: Programmes runs for 3 weeks (2 hour sessions) and costs $120 per person, or $180 per couple for the whole 3 sessions. Bookings are essential. You can pick up a booking form at any library branch, or by calling TerriAverage Cost : Per Individual - $120, Per Couple/Consession - $90
Hey Dee Ho - music for tiniesCourse Location/s:Godfrey Street Community House,9 Godfrey Street BentleighContact: Cathy Beckham, on Ph : 0419 350 001.Or visit their Website: http://www.heydeehomusic.com.au/showpage.php3?id=23Other Information: 'Sing and Sign with Hey Dee Doo is run together with THE AUSLAN COMPANY, as a 6 week course designed to teach basic signs relevant to toddlers and preschoolers">Average Cost : Per Individual - $90, Per Couple/Consession - $170
I can't wait to communicateCourse Location/s:Courses held in Yarrawonga, Bundalong, Wangaratta,
Shepparton and surrounding areasContact: I Can't Wait to Communicate! - Angela
, on Ph : 0429 868 122.Or visit their Website: http://Other Information: Introductory Workshop ($55) & 5 wk course ($95) available. Fun with songs, themed lessons, interactive classes. Workshop materials incAverage Cost : Per Individual - $55, Per Couple/Consession - $55
Rosanna Fire Station Community HouseCourse Location/s:232 Lower Plenty Road, RosannaContact: Clases are held on Tuesday mornings for advanced and Thursday evenings for begginers contact Michelle Gunn, on Ph : (03) 9458 1935.Or visit their Website: http://home.vicnet.net.au/~rfsch/Other Information: AUSLAN - Beginners & Advanced Courses include finger spelling, basic vocab and daily communication, numbers + colours. Courses run for 9 weeks, 2hrs/wkAverage Cost : Per Individual - $81, Per Couple/Consession - $72
VicDeafCourse Location/s:Courses throughout MelbourneContact: For information on our upcoming Baby Sign Courses visit our website or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Or contact Vicdeaf on:
Fax: 9473- 1122
TTY:9473- 1199, on Ph : (03) 9473 1111.Or visit their Website: http://www.vicdeaf.com.auOther Information: Courses available for "Baby Signers" in Auslan, and in more advanced AUSLAN. Each course usually runs over 8 weeks, at regular intervals.Average Cost : Per Individual - $150, Per Couple/Consession - $130
Course Providers within WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Baby Hands - AlbanyCourse Location/s:Great Southern Region - Kojonnup, Katanning and down to Albany.Contact: Contact Karina Cove via email: email@example.com or, on Ph : 0439200696.Or visit their Website: http://www.australianbabyhands.com/baby-sign-language-classes/locations/albany-wa/Other Information: A Fun, educational and social based course. Spend quality time with your child while learning sign. Classes are divided into beginner and advanced and go for 1hr. Each includes singing, learning new signs, games, Sammy the Signing Bear and social time.Average Cost : Per Individual - $18, Per Couple/Consession - $18
Signing HandsCourse Location/s:Perth and surrounding areas. Current classes available at High Wycombe, Beechcoro, Melville, Swan View, Riverton and Mt Claremont. Other areas also available.Contact: Debbie Bundock : firstname.lastname@example.org, on Ph : 0437 803 978.Or visit their Website: http://www.signinghands.com.auOther Information: Signing Hands offers a range of courses (8 wks) are for parents/carers and babies. Signs are introduced through stories, songs, rhymes and play. Older siblings are most welcome too. One-on-one courses are also available!">">Average Cost : Per Individual - $125, Per Couple/Consession - $125
Simple SignsCourse Location/s:For course information,contact Samamtha,Contact: Samatha Bachofen,(speech pathologist). Also please discuss course pricing as additional family members are at no extra cost., on Ph : 0414 521 244..Or visit their Website: coming soon!Other Information: Samantha Bachofen provides signing courses on beginner and baby sign ,stage 1 and 2, stage 3 coming soon. Also provides 1-to-1, small group and larger parent/ caregiver workshops availableAverage Cost : Per Individual - $65, Per Couple/Consession - $65
South East Speech PathologyCourse Location/s:Esperance WA and surrounding communitiesContact: Lynda, local speech pathologist with 10 years of signing background, who runs the courses, on Ph : 0416203563.Or visit their Website: http://www.signswap.com.au/SignSwap/BabySignCourses.asp#WAOther Information: Workshops run over 4 sessions (each lasting 1 hour, $25 each or $90 for 4 if paid up front), covering over 50 useful signs. Maximum of 8 participants per class. Bring your baby and have fun, singing, playing and signAverage Cost : Per Individual - $90, Per Couple/Consession - Unknown
Spot On SpeechCourse Location/s:Kalgoorlie-BoulderContact: Debbi Young, Speech Pathologist, email: email@example.com or
, on Ph : (08) 9022 9428.Or visit their Website: http://Other Information: 4-week baby sign courses are offered for parents of babies 6-12 months. Bring your baby, learn over 50 useful signs, play, sing and have fun!Average Cost : Per Individual - $90, Per Couple/Consession - $90
Therapy Central Course Location/s:We are located in GeraldtonContact: For forver information contact Kathryn Fitzgerald or Amanda Jackson, on Ph : (08) 9921 4487.Or visit their Website: Other Information: We offer 6 week baby sign courses for parents and babies 6-18 months ,as well as an evening work shop for parents of babies from birth Average Cost : Per Individual - $100, Per Couple/Consession - $45
WA Deaf SocietyCourse Location/s:Courses are held throughout WA, subject to demandContact: , on Ph : (08) 9441 2677.Or visit their Website: http://www.wadeaf.org.au/Other Information: The Introduction to the Deaf Community and its Language course is a 12 hour interactive workshop aimed at increasing awareness of the rich and complex language and culture of the West Australian Deaf community. First Sign workshops are also availableAverage Cost : Per Individual - $65, Per Couple/Consession - $65