George Brown College

Site: Academic Upgrading Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adults

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-415-5000 ext 2958
Fax 416-415-2432
E-Mail paul.smith2@georgebrown.ca
Website www.georgebrown.ca/deafupgrading
Primary Contact Paul Smith, Coordinator
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
St James Campus
200 King St E, Rm 581C
Toronto, ON M5A 3W8
 
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Intersection Jarvis St and King St E
Mailing Address St James Campus 
200 King St E, Rm 524A 
Toronto, ON M5T 2T9
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * designated and street parking close to entrance
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Deaf Learn Now ; GBC ; LBS ; Literacy and Basic Skills
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Literacy and Basic Skills -- Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills * helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence * individualized learning plan based on student's goals

Deaf Learn Now -- online instruction in American Sign Language
Hours September-June -- Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Deaf and/or hard of hearing users of American Sign Language who are Ontario residents 19 years and older, whose reading, writing and math skills are below Grade 12, and who are proficient enough in ASL and basic English to benefit fully from the program
Application Email to set up an appointment for an assessment of ASL and English skills
Languages English - written ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ~ Hearing Loss ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Hearing Loss ; Sign Language Instruction

Agency Overview


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