Due to the limited number of people who know Sign Language and are Certified exercise instructors, getting exercise instructions in Sign Language is a refreshing experience.
Typically in any exercise classes, Deaf and Hard of Hearing people must rely on visual cues to keep up with the instructors.
On the very rare occasion where a Sign Language interpreter is requested, it can be challenging to keep up with exercise routines and focus on the interpreter. Especially, challenging when it is an Aquatics related class.
Amy Free, of Madison who is a certified Sign Language interpreter and Aquatics instructor is combining both skills to provide a unique services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.