Courses are taught by immersion by instructors who are Deaf, and all communication is visual American Sign Language (ASL).
Denise is a bilingual French Canadian. Born Deaf, Denise earned a Bachelor of Arts at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. She earned a second degree as well as her Deaf teaching certificate at the University of Ottawa. She has taught the LSQ (Quebec Sign Language) and ASL classes more that 20 years and co-founded American Sign Language of Montreal, where she served as director for 12 years. Denise's passion for drama and performing arts translates to her being a dynamic and engaging ASL instructor.
"Best prof I have had in my many years at Camosun."
"I love being in Denise's class. She takes immersion learning to a whole new level."
"It was fun and challenging and also helped me see the world in a different light."