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Jimmy Beldon - LIVE 2017

Deaf Interpreters: The Value of Formative Experience

Jimmy Beldon presented Deaf Interpreters: The Value of Formative Experience at StreetLeverage – Live 2016 | Fremont. His presentation examines how leveraging Deaf Interpreters and their formative experiences can enhance communication equity in interpreted situations. You can find the PPT deck for his presentation here.  [Note from StreetLeverage: What follows is an English translation of

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Jimmy Beldon – Significance of the Deaf Interpreter Conference

Description Jimmy Beldon, Deaf Interpreter Conference Co-Chair, sits down with Jeff Pollock to share the significance of the establishment of a dedicated space for Deaf Interpreters. Click for more coverage of the 2015 Deaf Interpreter Conference.   * Interested in receiving StreetLeverage posts in your inbox? Simply enter your name and email in the field above

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2015 Deaf Interpreter Conference

Inside the 2015 Deaf Interpreter Conference

The inaugural 2015 Deaf Interpreter Conference opened Saturday, June 20, 2015, bringing together 200+ Deaf Interpreters for a four-day exploration. Topics examined during this historic gathering ranged from reframing the role of Deaf Interpreters and ethical considerations to vicarious trauma and career development/advancement. May the expressions of organizers, presenters, and attendees captured in the StreetLeverage

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StreetLeverage - Live 2015 - Speakers

Speakers

Wing ButlerWing Butler is an entrepreneur and sign language interpreter, passionate about building the sign language/Deaf economy. He uses his social media prowess and unique appreciation for life to build business opportunities that enhances the field of sign language interpreting. Patrick GraybillPatrick was among the original members of the National Theatre of the Deaf troupe.

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Interpreting Without a Deaf Interpreter is an RID CPC Violation

Interpreting Without a Deaf Interpreter is an RID CPC Violation

Crackers or crack cocaine?  If a potential Deaf witness used a signed reference to crackers during a police interview, would you immediately understand the meaning? Fortunately, in this situation, the hearing interpreter (who was top-notch) knew enough to team up with a Deaf interpreter who immediately figured out that the witness was not talking about

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Anna Witter-Merithew Bids Farewell to ILI Attendees

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? Prior to attending the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting (ILI) in Denver, Colorado August 21st-23rd,

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Jimmy Beldon Offers Insight on Supporting Deaf Interpreters and the Importance of the ILI

Jimmy Beldon Offers Insight on Supporting Deaf Interpreters and the Importance of the ILI

Jimmy Beldon, CDI and nationally-known educator, sits down with Brandon Arthur, curator of StreetLeverage, to share some of his thoughts about his unique role at the conference and how working together is the only way to remove the systematic bias preventing Deaf interpreters from finding more opportunity

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StreetLeverage at the Institute of Legal Interpreting

StreetLeverage Coverage of the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting

StreetLeverage is excited to announce its partnership with the MARIE Center to provide coverage of the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting (ILI) held in Denver, CO August 21-23, 2014. The 2014 ILI conference will give participants a unique opportunity to collectively observe, analyze, and discuss the performance of highly effective Deaf-hearing and hearing-hearing interpreter teams in

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