QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Access resources with detailed answers to questions about interacting with Deaf in specific settings and what to consider when hiring interpreters.
Medical managers have the responsibility to hire medical sign language interpreters for Deaf/Hard of Hearing patients. WHY and HOW is the selection made?
Power Positions with diversity can be a scary topic. In a position of authority, how do you treat someone different than you?
Providing sign language interpreting for domestic violence situations is challenging. Be as educated as you can be to help raise awareness.
Everyone makes mistakes and sign language interpreters are only human. Christine Phelps, interpreting expert, offers words of wisdom about making mistakes.
Are you considering learning sign language but don’t have the tools? Find resources here to learn American Sign Language (ASL) whether on-site or online!
Mike Dubois shares the importance employers empowering Deaf employees using sign language interpreters. Include Deaf employees on the team!
Reducing Stress as Sign Language Interpreters ~ Authored by Amy Miller Reducing stress as Sign Language Interpreters is critical; we MUST take care of ourselves on and off the job. Without trying to sound like everyone else out there, I’d like to offer...
Check out these Deaf perspectives of “A Quiet Place” written by Lee Jackson and Alex Duly. Warning: SPOILERS. Lee and Alex explain both negatives and positives they found in the movie and it’s message as well as use of American Sign Language.
Jee shares her experience growing up sheltered before learning sign language and the importance of resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community. She loves the Deaf World and boldly declares, “I am DEAF.”
Accuracy is critical to Sign Language Interpreting because of the necessity of understandable communication in doctor’s offices, classrooms, courtrooms, and other settings. Inaccurate interpretations result in misunderstandings, unsafe working conditions, or even death.