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Washington Food Market Becomes Hub for Deaf Community

Washington Food Market Becomes Hub for Deaf Community | Deaf | Scoop.it
A year-old food market in a Washington, D.C., neighborhood has become a unique hub of shopping and dining for the city's Deaf community.

One feature that draws many hard of hearing customers t...

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Helping Individuals with Autism Communicate Using Sign Language

Helping Individuals with Autism Communicate Using Sign Language | Deaf | Scoop.it
This is the first in a series about using sign language to  help individuals with autism communicate functionally. A characteristic feature of an autism diagnosis is impaired functional communication.

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Sign Language Interpreters and the Future of Ethical Practice | Street Leverage

Sign Language Interpreters and the Future of Ethical Practice | Street Leverage | Deaf | Scoop.it
Matthew O'Hara suggests that a sign language interpreter’s ethical code is the cornerstone of their industry’s standards and must embody their values.

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Charles Tiayon's curator insight, September 11, 2013 11:51 AM

The dawn of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) 2013-2016 Strategic Plan and heightened attention on the RID Ethical Practices System (EPS) has brought the perfect time to examine the ethical landscape of our industry.  As we look back and look ahead, we cannot plot any course without remembering the value system that guides our profession – ethics.  RID founders saw the need to codify a set of ethics that would shape generations of sign language interpreters to come.  The minutes of the June 16, 1964 organizational meeting reveal that developing a code of ethics was the second priority listed, with the first aiming to define the purpose of the organization.

 

- See more at: http://www.streetleverage.com/2013/09/sign-language-interpreters-and-the-future-of-ethical-practice/#sthash.um4xX0gL.dpuf

Notes Taker's curator insight, September 11, 2013 2:02 PM

Same for other interpreters.