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Sequential Signs and Giving Directions: Christmas Wreath and Autumn Door Hanger Workshop

  • October 28, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • AIDB Mobile Regional Center, 1050 Government St. Mobile, AL 36604



Join us at AIBD Mobile Regional Center at 1050 Government St in Mobile in the upstairs auditorium (park in back) on Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 9am until noon for a make and take workshop, featuring vocabulary on sequential signs and giving directions in ASL. In addition to learning sequencing and instructional order skills, you will use your newfound skills to make a Christmas Wreath and an Autumn Door Hanger and also earn 0.2 CEUs in the process!


AIDB, Mobile Regional Center

(Upstairs Auditorium- enter through back)

1050 Government St. 

Mobile, AL 36604

The deadline to register is October 1, 2023.

No refunds unless workshop is cancelled.

Presenter Bios:

Carol Davis

Carol Davis was born and raised in Satsuma, Alabama, spending the last 42 years living along the Gulf Coast from Baton Rouge to Port St. Joe in the Florida Panhandle. She attended Gulf Coast State College and Ashford University, majoring in Business Administration. It was in Panama City, Florida where she first encountered the world of ASL and the Deaf Community. After taking a simple six-week class, she had found her calling. Since 1985, she has been a church, educational (pre-K through post-secondary), staff, community interpreter. Her greatest honor was interpreting fro the former President Bill Clinton on the campaign trail. She has also been an ASL instructor, case manager for the deaf and hard of hearing, interpreter coordinator, and program coordinator for a center for independent living. Most recently Ms Davis has returned home to Mobile County to work at AIDB (Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind). In her free time, she is an active member for the Krewe of St. Andrews (KOSA) and also runs a business from home, Coastal Crafts by Carol, where she is still working with her hands to create seasonal and holiday wreaths and other home decor items.

Shanna Trim

Shanna Trim was born and raised in Mobile County. She first began learning to sign in 6th grade and credits her (still to this day) best friend Ryan with leading her down this path. After resisting the calling to interpret for quite a while (by way of following her husband around in the military for 12 years to several states and a couple of countries) Shanna came full circle and decided to pay attention to the voice in the back of her head and become an interpreter. After graduating from Troy University and working in several community and educational settings, she landed in her current role as a staff interpreter for AIDB Mobile Regional Center. Shanna views interpreting not as a job, but a calling. 

Shanna resides across the bay from Mobile in beautiful Daphne, Alabama with her husband of 22 years, Mikhail, her college-aged son, Seamus, and her three cats. When she's not zooming all over Mobile to appointments that she can't talk about, Shanna enjoys all things Disney, along iwht knitting, sewing, crafting, baking, and especially reading. She can be reached at .

This is for ASL Interpreters, ITP Students, Members of the Deaf Community.

If other accommodations are needed, please contact

ALRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Units. This Professional Studies program is offered for 0.2 CEUs at the little/none Content Knowledge Level.

This workshop is sponsored by the Southeastern Interpreter Guidance Network (SIGN) at AIDB

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