Author Archive: Anna Mindess
Anna Mindess, MA, CSC, SC:L, has been a certified interpreter for over 25 years. She currently specializes in legal interpreting. Anna is the author of Reading Between the Signs, which is used in interpreter training programs around the world. She lectures and presents widely on topics related to intercultural communication. Her collaborations with Dr. Thomas K. Holcomb include several DVDs and a new website, Deaf Culture THAT.
As my team interpreter and I stood outside the courtroom, red-faced, sputtering and hissing at each other like a pair of angry snakes, it was clear that I could have handled this situation more effectively. A confluence of factors led to this stressful scene. Our RID Regional Conference had taken many of the legal sign language [...]