Breaking Silence is a 4-day, 32-hour training during which interpreters gain the skills necessary to work directly with crime victims. Applicants who successfully complete the training will be given the opportunity to sign a contract to begin accepting paid assignments as independent contractors for Ayuda’s Victim Services Interpreter Bank.
Working with Transgender and Non-Binary Deaf Clients. This workshop will provide interpreters knowledge about how to interpret for clients that are transgender and/or non-binary. Interpreters often sign incorrectly which can lead to offending the transgender client. Blake will show the correct signs, phrases and what the appropriate approaches are to work successfully with transgender and non-binary clients in an interpreted setting in order for interpreters to be more inclusive of all gender identities.
StreetLeverage - Live 2019. Austin, TX | May 3-5. StreetLeverage – Live is an event for forward-thinking sign language interpreters seeking to examine conventional practices in order to remain focused on the humanity of the people they encounter through their work.
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.
StreetLeverage - Live 2019 Austin, TX | May 3-5 StreetLeverage – Live is an event for forward-thinking sign language interpreters seeking to examine conventional practices in order to remain focused on the humanity of the people they encounter through their work. Register Now | More Details
Advanced Interpreting Immersion: Enrich Your Interpretations with the Power of Depiction II This course is designed for both Deaf and hearing interpreters working in any setting where advanced ASL discourse strategies are required. The course explores the three vital components of an effective ASL message: advanced non-manual signals, classifiers, and [...]
Saturday, February 23, 2019 – 8:00 am – 3:30 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center – 801 Mt Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001 Over 70 colleges and universities will be represented plus other organizations Some schools will offer instant admission, waive application fees, and conduct on-site interviews (Interview Guidance) [...]
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 [...]
Deaf Interpreter for-for?: Accepting the facts that WE need Deaf Interpreters. Hands-on activity, scenarios, DI teaming strategies, role & responsibility. Workshop led by Niesha Washington-Shepard.