Brandon Arthur

Brandon is a nationally certified sign language interpreter and passionate industry entrepreneur. He has worked on both the practicing and business sides of the industry for the past 15 years. His father is deaf and his mother is a sign language interpreter. He is a devoted father and husband and enjoys the sport of triathlon.

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Institute on Legal Interpreting: Backstage Access for Sign Language Interpreters

Institute on Legal Interpreting: Backstage Access for Sign Language Interpreters

Is it possible to create a learning environment that effectively supports taking 220+ sign language interpreters on a guided exploration of their work, while offering real-world advice on how to enhance this work, and do it all in three days? … More

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StreetLeverage Proudly Presents Jean A. Miller

StreetLeverage Proudly Presents Jean A. Miller

StreetLeverage is delighted to announce that Jean A. Miller has joined the team as a Lead Content Editor. Jean will be responsible for overseeing the editing and publishing of weekly posts on www.streetleverage.com. [Click to view post in ASL] StreetLeverage … More

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Nelson Mandela: Have Sign Language Interpreters Disappointed the World?

Nelson Mandela: Have Sign Language Interpreters Disappointed the World?

The terrible cocktail of “schizophrenia,” unethical business leadership and uninformed government decisions makers that lead to the sign language interpreting debacle at Mandela’s memorial service is a tragedy. As a sign language interpreter, I cringe at the thought that as … More

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Will Sign Language Interpreters Recognize Their Own Reflection?

Will Sign Language Interpreters Recognize Their Own Reflection?

As I rub the blur of the 2013 RID conference from my eyes, I am left feeling a sense of appreciation for the conference program that took attendees through a highlight reel of contributions that have shaped both RID and … More

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Backstage Coverage of the 2013 RID Conference

Backstage Coverage of the 2013 RID Conference

August 14, 2013 11:00p The Street Team that made the social media magic happen at the 2013 RID conference.               6:30p StreetLeverage asked people who attended the 2013 RID conference about their experience and … More

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5 Easy Career Enhancers for Sign Language Interpreters

5 Easy Career Enhancers for Sign Language Interpreters

What makes up a successful career as a sign language Interpreter? Logically, it depends on who is asked. Regardless of what is ultimately determined to be the magic ingredients, those interpreters who are the most successful and satisfied in their … More

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Sign Language Interpreters: Embody the Change You Want to See

In the afterglow of StreetLeverage – Live | Atlanta the words of Seth Godin resonate strongly, “The art of moving forward lies in understanding what to leave behind.” As I have contemplated the myriad of questions asked and the rich … More

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RID: Retraction Leaves Interpreters with Deaf Parents in Doubt

Brandon Arthur interviews Laurie Nash, Vice Chair of the Interpreters with Deaf Parents (IDP) Member Section of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), on the stunning  retraction of the referendum, that if passed, would have established a designated position on the … More

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StreetLeverage – Live 2014 in Austin, TX

StreetLeverage – Live 2014 in Austin, TX

March 10, 2013: StreetLeverage is excited to announce that it will be hosting StreetLeverage – Live 2014 in Austin, TX. May 1 – 4, 2014 will be a 3 1/2 day convergence of thought leaders from around the sign language interpreting industry … More

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Questions for Shane Feldman, New Executive Director of RID

Brandon Arthur interviews the newly appointed Executive Director of Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), Shane Feldman. It takes a special blend of skills to effectively run a large organization with a diversity of needs like RID. Shane shares how … More

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