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Sign Language Interpreters - Deaf Community Allies

Allies: Sign Language Interpreters and a Bigger Picture View

We know Deaf people who have advanced to mid-level ranges in their respective careers, who are more than competent at what they do and could easily be leaders in their realms of expertise. I wonder what trajectory any one of their lives would have taken if systemic biases weren’t around practically every corner on their


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