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7 ASL Interpretations of The Star-Spangled Banner

7 ASL Interpretations of The Star-Spangled Banner

This article begins a four-part series highlighting Interpreter Training, Deaf Education, Deaf Studies, and other Deaf-related post-secondary programs across the United States. Part One will focus on programs available in the Southeastern Region of the United States....

15 Idioms in English & Their Meanings

15 Idioms in English & Their Meanings

With all the advance materials, research, and deliberate practice in the world, at the end of the day we never really know what our clients might say or do. Sometimes a client will say something completely out of left field, and as an interpreter it is our duty to...

The Reality of being an Interpreter with APMPPE 

The Reality of being an Interpreter with APMPPE 

It was between Thanksgiving and Christmas 2019 when I realized I couldn’t see. It wasn’t total inability to see, though it felt that way. It was dark spots that looked like floaters, that used to float then go away, but this time they were constantly there - unmoving....

Team Interpreting: Two Heads are better than one!

Team Interpreting: Two Heads are better than one!

Many interpreters have been asked to Team Interpret, but primarily work alone. Team interpreting refers to situations where two or more interpreters are working together with the goal of creating a better interpretation for the Deaf and Hearing client(s). The team...

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