interpreter

  1. Afutureinterpreter

    I want to normalize ASL and want to give equal access to information to everyone

    Hello! I'm Anja, and I am learning ASL. Aside from the fact that I think it is a beautiful language, I want to normalize ASL in everyday life and I want to ensure that those who are Deaf or hard of hearing have the same access to information as everyone else. Interpreters sometimes miss...
  2. M

    Educational Interpreter

    Hello all! Thank you for taking the time to read my post! I am currently working as an Ed Terp and am curious about your opinion of the dress code? I don't wear tops that have patterns or designs on them, but I also do not only wear black. I tend to wear solid colored tops in a variety of colors...
  3. R

    Enjoying music: Survey for the Deaf Community

    If you could answer any of the questions you want that would be amazing. Thank you!! The stereotype is that deaf people don’t/can’t enjoy music, do you agree or disagree and why? Do you personally enjoy music or do you have any deaf friends/family that does? There was a symphony where...
  4. prisca

    Deaf Studies!

    I am super excited! Years ago, I wanted to be an Interpreter Education at this community college that's an hour away from me, but I was talked out of it by my parents and I had no encouragement from anyone. I fell in love with the language, the culture, and I wanted to be able to communicate to...
  5. Ambuhhlurr

    "why would they use him and not just a hearing asl interpeter???"

    So recently my teacher became viral. During Hurricane Irma he was one of the ASL interpreter for one of the emergency conferences held by Governor Scott. He became know as the "Most animated interpreter" because he used body language and facial expressions while most interpreters don't. Some...
  6. Keiti

    Sign language interpreting student looking for some practice

    Hello! :) My name is Keiti and I'm a 21-year-old student from Estonia. I'm currently studying to become an Estonian Sign Language interpreter, I still have one more year before graduation. I would really like to learn ASL aswell, so I'm hoping that maybe someone is interested in helping me...
  7. MiyaMia

    Miya's looking for consistent friends to practice asl :))

    I'm studying to be a SL interpreter. SL "swept me off my feet" when I was 11 years old. It intrigued me how graceful and vulnerable this form of communication was. I totally fell in love! My Godfather started to teach me when I was 16. He has a deaf brother and is completely fluent. He's an...
  8. D

    Educate a newbie?

    Hello, community! This question is being presented to you for the sake of both interest and education of myself. I know the question will seem cliché, but please bear with me. My only knowledge of signing, in general, is almost exclusively of what I've learned from online research. The question...
  9. coolgirlspyer90

    I'm Back! With Another Intepreter Problem... Help!!!!!!

    Hi guys!! I'm now in college and I'm attending Ohio University (In athens Ohio) but I have a major interprter issue. This is worst than the one I had in high school (if you look at my previous threads from 2008-2012, you'll find it).. I need help researching some proofs about my right to...
  10. Rachel Sage

    Hearing Girl Planning On Going To College For Interpretation.

    Hey guys! I'm new here and wanted to tell you guys a little bit about myself. I'm a small-town girl from upstate New York who is working towards becoming an ASL/PSE interpreter. In my town we have a handful of deaf and hard of hearing people that communicate through sign language and I've...
  11. Niki Metcalf

    19, Hearing, Looking To Learn And Make Friends

    Hi! My name is Niki and I'm new to this site. I'm 19 years old from NY and I am currently taking ASL in college. During the school year the ASL professors I have had are deaf so I was able to learn a lot and practice with them. Since it is the summer and I am back at home it is hard for me to...
  12. WrenchWench

    Fighting School For Interpreter

    I am a hard of hearing student in my last year of college. Throughout my elementary and high school years I struggled to keep up and relied on reading lips to communicate. Last year I was made aware that there was a disabled student center on campus and that they offered assistance to Deaf...
  13. WrenchWench

    Transitioning To Deaf Community

    Hello all! I am hard of hearing ( completely dead in one ear, and have only 60% hearing in he other. ) Even thought I learned ASL when I was younger, I have relied on lip reading my whole life. I went to main stream hearing school and was not offered interpreter. I am now in college and...
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