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The MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Center offers courses in ASL beginning from the 100-level up to the advanced 300-level.
A student who completes the courses within the entire ASL program will possess the ease of communicating with the Deaf, hard-of-hearing or any other ASL students. He/she will also have all the tools necessary to begin a venture into the professional ASL/English interpreting vocation if so desired.
Register for the 2016 Spring Session... For more information, click on this link
You can register to the 2016 Spring Session by filling out the registration form here.
Send your completed registration forms with payment by mail between March 1 and March 18 2016 at the following address:
MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Center
Also, we wish to inform you that our offices will be closed from December 25, 2015 to January 1st, 2016 inclusively.
“... I’m a 33 year-old father of three, and I’m legally blind.
Over the past several years as my vision slowly deteriorated, I found myself spending too much time in my ever-contracting comfort zone. That’s when a long-time friend of mine, Bruno Fernandes, finally convinced me to try a class of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a martial art that, at first glance, seems like a mixture of wrestling and judo.
In my first class, a 120-pound, 20-something-year-old girl taught me just how easily she could beat me up. Despite these early “lessons in losing”, I quickly realized that this sport might just be the only one where a visually-impaired athlete could participate on an equal footing with everyone else. I also realized that I was getting into great shape. “Are those abs?” I asked myself one day. They weren't, but I was nevertheless feeling pretty good about my fitness level.Read more