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Hearing Sign Language Interpreters Advocating for Deaf Interpreters

Are Hearing Interpreters Responsible to Pave the Way for Deaf Interpreters?

Deaf interpreters are marching up the road to take their place as equal and valued professionals alongside their hearing counterparts. As more Deaf interpreters are trained, become certified and collaborate with hearing teammates, it will inevitably alter our way of working. We can welcome this evolving development and cherish the new opportunities it brings or […]

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Self-Talk: A Sign Language Interpreter’s Inner Warning System?

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 […]