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A Person Who is Deaf Feeling Disempowered

Trudy Suggs | Deaf Disempowerment and Today’s Interpreter

Trudy presented, Deaf Disempowerment and Today’s Interpreter, at StreetLeverage – Live. Her talk examined how the choices sign language interpreters make while delivering communication access can, and often do, contribute to the economic and situational disempowerment of deaf people. Deaf Disempowerment and Today’s Interpreter In the spirit of being transparent, the stories I’m about to


Sign Language Interpreter Learning from Deaf Perspective

A Deaf Perspective: Cultural Respect in Sign Language Interpreting

A chip on her shoulder. An angry Deaf person. I will definitely NOT be attending her workshops in the future. The workshop seemed to be a venting session for the Deaf people.   These were just some of the evaluation responses to a workshop I presented at a state-level sign language interpreting conference recently. I