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Whispering and the Origin of Simultaneous Interpreting

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Chuchotage is French for whispering, i.e., whispered interpreting. The Professionals' use of the French term is a reminder of the influence of French interpreters on the development of modern conference interpreting.
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Signing it from the walls: talking Auslan, talking history in National Week ... - ABC Local

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Signing it from the walls: talking Auslan, talking history in National Week ...ABC LocalA regional deaf community simultaneously makes and echoes history with their work on the ABC Open Moment Behind the Project.
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Spokane hospitals use online interpreters - Yakima Herald-Republic

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Spokane hospitals use online interpreters
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Without that option, hospital staff used a phone-based system or called in a live interpreter if one was available.
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Conference – Legal Translation, Court Interpreting and Comparative ...

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... COURT INTERPRETING. legal translation;; court interpreting;; teaching legal translation and court interpreting; certified translators and interpreters in legal proceedings; mistranslation and misinterpreting in legal context ...
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Inquiry finds deaf children suffering limited education - TVNZ

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Inquiry finds deaf children suffering limited education
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On the eve of Sign Language Week the Human Rights Commission has highlighted the fundamental need for education in the lives of young deaf New Zealanders.
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2014 Mental Health Interpreter Training - Deaf and Hard of Hearing ...

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2014 Mental Health Interpreter Training August 4-8, 2014. Montgomery, Alabama. A collaborative effort between the Alabama Department of Mental Health's Office of Deaf Services ADARA and Troy University Interpreter ...
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Positive signs for Auslan learning - The Australian

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Very vuriousPositive signs for Auslan learning
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... teacher for parents of deaf children.

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Helping Vietnamese Deaf Children Speak With Sign Language

http://www.worldbank.org/vn - A World Bank-supported project has helped about 150 Vietnamese deaf children use sign language and get better prepared for scho...
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Watch this video - you'll hear what deaf people are saying - Whitsunday Times

Watch this video - you'll hear what deaf people are saying - Whitsunday Times | Sign Language Interpreting | Scoop.it
Watch this video - you'll hear what deaf people are saying Whitsunday Times The two-and-a-half minute video features Deaf Australia NSW vice-president Christian Hill showing the committee - among other things - how it felt to be deaf person being...
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The bilingual brain is more nimble and efficient - Irish Times

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The bilingual brain is more nimble and efficient
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Indications are that the benefits of early-language training in children will be considerable and may be discernible in brain structure.
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HRC wants better sign language access - Radio New Zealand

HRC wants better sign language access
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However, Disabilities Commissioner Paul Gibson says the deaf community is still facing challenges in everyday life.
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GARI: Communicating in sign language via the mobile phone

While communication via telephone was made possible through relay services, and the first generations of mobile phones enabled communication via text messages, the advent of video telephony revolutionised ...
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First Regional Conference of Arab Deaf-and-Dumb Starts in Tunis - AllAfrica.com

First Regional Conference of Arab Deaf-and-Dumb Starts in Tunis - AllAfrica.com | Sign Language Interpreting | Scoop.it
First Regional Conference of Arab Deaf-and-Dumb Starts in Tunis AllAfrica.com Tunis — Interim Prime Minister Ali Larayedh said, on Friday, that the government has started developing "a strategy for the protection of persons with disabilities," in...
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Unprofessional Translation: Symposium on the History of Interpreting

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The First International Symposium on the History of Interpreting is scheduled to take place at Rikkyo, Japan, next Saturday and Sunday, May 24-25. As it's only a short event with select invited speakers, one can't expect too ...
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Creating Deaf Accessibility in the Workplace - Huffington Post

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Creating Deaf Accessibility in the Workplace
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Deaf people spend their whole lives learning to interact with mainstream culture, and each person does it a little differently.
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“I think we need to speak up for sign language.” Prof Graham Turner talks about his latest Edinburgh Fringe show

“I think we need to speak up for sign language.” Prof Graham Turner talks about his latest Edinburgh Fringe show | Sign Language Interpreting | Scoop.it
After making waves with the show ‘Send the Deaf to Orkney’ at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival (which he wrote about for us here) Prof Graham Turner is back this summer with a new show, ‘Speech Sucks: The Future Signs.” He tells us more below!
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Why Jim Cromwell argues hearing people should sign for themselves, even when interpreters are present

Why Jim Cromwell argues hearing people should sign for themselves, even when interpreters are present | Sign Language Interpreting | Scoop.it
Dr Jim Cromwell is a clinical psychologist working in BSL for the last sixteen years, and trying to work in BSL for the ten years before that.
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Sign language is not performance art [Commentary] - Baltimore Sun

Sign language is not performance art [Commentary] - Baltimore Sun | Sign Language Interpreting | Scoop.it
Sign language is not performance art [Commentary] Baltimore Sun In the midst of the misery of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the media fell in love with then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's sign language interpreter, Lydia Callis, who captivated...
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Beyond the Fake Interpreter | DomeMagazine.com

A study commissioned by the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority revealed Deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind people throughout Michigan are unserved or underserved. Barriers range from simple ...
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Sign language standardised for astronomical terms - Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education Sign language standardised for astronomical terms Times Higher Education The glossary is designed to help overcome communication barriers in science and mathematics by creating signs for terms that previously had no sign...
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John Walker: 10 things deaf children learn at mainstream school

John Walker: 10 things deaf children learn at mainstream school | Sign Language Interpreting | Scoop.it
Did you go to a mainstream school? I did. This type of education is called ‘inclusive education’, and it is anything but. Here are 10 things I really learnt, when I went to mainstream secondary school from 1983 to 1990.
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“All I want is to be treated like a normal human being” Healthcare for deaf people who don’t use sign language

A recent study by charity SignHealth has revealed that sign language users are more likely to suffer from long term health problems than their hearing counterparts, suffer misdiagnosis and have problems understanding their medication.
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We'll provide every opportunity for deaf people, Sheikh Nahyan vows - The National

We'll provide every opportunity for deaf people, Sheikh Nahyan vows - The National | Sign Language Interpreting | Scoop.it
We'll provide every opportunity for deaf people, Sheikh Nahyan vows
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DUBAI // Do not discriminate against the deaf and give them access to the basic human rights of communication, education and employment.
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At The Rim: How ASL interpreters affect ASL Authenticity....

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ASL/Signed Vlog: Stephanie Feyne's StreetLeverage - Live 2013 | Atlanta talk explores how the choices made by sign language interpreters affect the perception of Deaf people and how interpreters can present a more ...
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Australia not meeting obligations to the disabled - ABC Online

Australia not meeting obligations to the disabled - ABC Online | Sign Language Interpreting | Scoop.it
Australia not meeting obligations to the disabled ABC Online An alliance of Australian disability groups has delivered a report to the UN in Geneva outlining instances in which Australia is not complying with its obligations under the UN convention...
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#Interpreting – The Happy, the Sad and the Bloody Horror (1 ...

#Interpreting – The Happy, the Sad and the Bloody Horror (1 ... | Sign Language Interpreting | Scoop.it
I am not sure what I would classify as 'happy' interpreting occasions: I guess different people would have a different definition of 'happiness' anyway. There are certainly fun and joyful moments in interpreting.
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