The SSP application for DeafBlind Camp of Maryland is now open. The dates of camp this year are June 9th-14th. We will also have SSP Training Saturday, June 8th at 11 am.
The National Alliance of Black Interpreters - DC Chapter presents Elevation Conference 2019. Join us for a remarkable conference, April 12-14, 2019. Location and additional information forthcoming. Pre-registration is now OPEN.
Public Lecture: Joseph Hill “Emerging Trends in the Study of Black ASL: History Structure, and People”
Dr. Joseph C. Hill gives a comprehensive overview of the studies on the emergence, maintenance, and structure of Black ASL from 1960s to present. The historical and linguistic changes in Black ASL align with the U.S. educational, political, and cultural landscapes which are identified as the sociolinguistic and geographical factors in the formation of Black ASL. As the recognizable part of the linguistic structure of Black ASL, phonology, morphology, and discourse are the features that make it a distinct variety of ASL based on the publications in 1970s and 2010s. Dr. Hill concludes with the future directions in the study of Black ASL that continues to evolve over time with the ever shifting culture and ideology.
Are you looking to improve your ASL?? Check out this Visual-Gestural Communication class! We still need a few more students to take our Visual-Gestural Communication class starting on Feb 11th. This is a great class to work on using facial expression and body language better. if you need help registering [...]
Online courses will prepare RID test candidates to pass the written and performance/interview components of the National Interpreting Certification examination. The course will cover the ten content domains tested in the exam and techniques for handling the type of multiple choice test questions utilized.
This Power Hour workshop will focus on: Producing meaning in real space and token space Developing techniques for keeping space consistent Strategies to employ when spatial relations change Creating visual space in your English-to-ASL interpretations and making it meaningful Total CEUs = .15.
Voicing practice opportunity. This is Julia Wallace; am the secretary for DC Area Black Deaf Advocates. I am sending you a friendly reminder that DCABDA will have a first general meeting on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 12pm to 3pm. The meeting will take place at Fowler Hall room #403 at Gallaudet University.
(Click on image to see flyer details) Join us for the next General Body Meeting taking place on Friday, September 28th, 2018. We hope your summer was fruitful and filled with all your heart desires. As the school year starts, NAOBI-DC will like to kick off the semester with our Power [...]