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Bilingualism: Are Sign Language Interpreters Bilinguals?

Bilingualism: Are Sign Language Interpreters Bilinguals? | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
MJ's StreetLeverage - Live 2014 talk examines if sign language interpreters are proficient bilinguals as expected and if not, is it okay for them to work in the field while still acquiring the language?
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Bilingualism: Are Sign Language Interpreters Bilingual?, explores the deeper questions involved in determining whether sign language interpreters are, in fact, bilingual.
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Betty Colonomos | Sign Language Interpreters Fostering Integrity

Betty Colonomos | Sign Language Interpreters Fostering Integrity | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Betty Colonomos shares the importance of sign language interpreters operating with integrity and offers measures to ensure the highest standards are upheld.
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Betty Colonomos defines integrity and highlights the critical need for accountability in the field of sign language interpreting.
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Sign Language Interpreters: The Importance of the Day Before

Sign Language Interpreters: The Importance of the Day Before | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Dennis Cokely suggests that a sign language interpreter’s failure to remember “the day before” means that they act on assumptions that result in a lack of meaning equivalence their interpretations.
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One of my favourite articles from Street Leverage.  What is your "Day Before"?
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Self-Care & Sign Language Interpreters: 8 Ways to Ease Trauma | Street Leverage

Self-Care & Sign Language Interpreters: 8 Ways to Ease Trauma | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it

The work of a sign language interpreter requires patience, compassion, flexibility, and a heart of service. Breana Cross Hall provides some tips for self-care to help keep the work more sustainable. You know what it’s like: you show up to an assignment or accept a call that, in the beginning, seems to be going one

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Interpreters need to take care of themselves.
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Bridge to Allyship: Understanding Accountability as Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

Bridge to Allyship: Understanding Accountability as Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
MJ Bienvenu presented Bridge to Allyship: Understanding Accountability as Sign Language Interpreters at StreetLeverage – Live 2016 | Fremont. Her presentation explores accountability and its relationship to being an ally versus calling ourselves allies. You can find the PPT deck for her presentation here.  [Note from StreetLeverage: What follows is an English translation of MJ’s StreetLeverage
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Are you an ally yet?
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Interpreters and Children - Educational Interpreters - Classroom Interpreting

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A great resource for Educational Interpreters
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Pulling Back the Curtain: How Unwritten Rules Impact Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

Pulling Back the Curtain: How Unwritten Rules Impact Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Ritchie Bryant presented Pulling Back the Curtain: How Unwritten Rules Impact Sign Language Interpreters at StreetLeverage – Live 2016 | Fremont. His presentation examines how “unwritten rules” of behavior influence sign language interpreters’ actions and impact their working relationship with the Deaf community. You can find the PPT deck for his presentation here.  [Note from
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Modes of communication: Interpreters, hearing aids, and cochlear implants

Modes of communication: Interpreters, hearing aids, and cochlear implants | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
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Understanding the variety of communication modes used by deaf people is critical in order for an inclusive classroom teacher to teach a deaf student effectively. Through expert interviews and classroom footage, this video shares some easily-implemented strategies for working with students who use interpreters, hearing aids, and cochlear implants.
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Teaching deaf students in the inclusive classroom: Part 1

Teaching deaf students in the inclusive classroom: Part 1 | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
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This video uses expert interviews and classroom footage to explore some of the conditions that lead to a deaf student’s success in an inclusive setting. Topics include the importance of teacher expectations, the role of family background, myths about deafness, the benefits of learning about the individual student, and modifying classroom activities to accommodate deaf students.
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Sign Language Interpreting: The Benefits of Think Aloud Protocols | Street Leverage

Sign Language Interpreting: The Benefits of Think Aloud Protocols | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Marty Taylor presented Sign Language Interpreting: The Benefits of Think Aloud Protocols at StreetLeverage – Live 2016 | Fremont. Her presentation discusses how focusing on process can result in more effective and nuanced interpretations.
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This presentation discusses how focusing on process can result in more effective and nuanced interpretations.
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The Speed of Change: Is Sign Language Interpreting Keeping Pace? | Street Leverage

The Speed of Change: Is Sign Language Interpreting Keeping Pace? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Wayne Betts, Jr. presented The Speed of Change: Is Sign Language Interpreting Keeping Pace? at StreetLeverage – Live 2016 | Fremont. His presentation highlights the need for evolution in the field of sign language interpreting to better meet the needs of Deaf consumers. [Note from StreetLeverage: What follows is an English translation of Wayne’s StreetLeverage –
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Learning needs in the deaf education sector

Professional learning can help teachers to support deaf students’ mental health and wellbeing, so that they may succeed socially and academically. Julie Kos explains.
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Interesting research in Deaf kids and mental health
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Where’s the Welcome Mat? Opening the Door to Deaf Interpreters | Street Leverage

Where’s the Welcome Mat? Opening the Door to Deaf Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Deaf Interpreters (DI) bring a wealth of cultural and linguistic experience to sign language interpreter Education. Jeremy Rogers investigated the DI exper
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Using our wonderful Auslan Language Models in the same way.
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Deaf Disempowerment and Today’s Interpreter

Deaf Disempowerment and Today’s Interpreter | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Trudy Suggs examines how the choices sign language interpreters make while working can, and often do, contribute to the disempowerment of deaf people.
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Deaf Disempowerment and Today’s Interpreter, powerfully explores both financial and situational disempowerment within the Deaf Community.
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Debra Russell | Sign Language Interpreters: Discover & Recover an Enduring Legacy

Debra Russell | Sign Language Interpreters: Discover & Recover an Enduring Legacy | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Debra Russell encourages sign language interpreters to emulate the traits of their generous predecessors in the field and to consider their own contribution.
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What will be your legacy to the profession?
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Can Congressional Bathroom Logistics Change Sign Language Interpreting? | Street Leverage

Can Congressional Bathroom Logistics Change Sign Language Interpreting? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Organizational systems, depending on how they’re created, can limit access and inclusion. Sign Language interpreters create systems within their own organizations and communities. Chris Rutledge explores control options interpreters have for creating better systems.
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If we, as interpreters, want to effectively address the needs of our community, we must understand our own systems.
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Queer Filmmaker Todd Haynes Turns His Lens on Deaf Identity

The director of queer classics like Carol and Velvet Goldmine highlights another underrepresented community in Wonderstruck.
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10 Challenges Deaf Students Face in the Classroom

10 Challenges Deaf Students Face in the Classroom | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
By Marilyn L. Weber - 10 challenges hard-of-hearing and deaf students face in the classroom, along with guidelines for teachers on how to mitigate them.
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Behind the Screens: The Ethics of Medical VRI & Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

Behind the Screens: The Ethics of Medical VRI & Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Shelly Hansen explores the ethical implications of VRI in medical settings, especially the impacts of dropped connections during sensitive consultations and loss of consumer choice regarding live, on-site sign language interpretation. It’s all the rage. Those smooth little carts with satisfying clicks and keys. Sweet control, right here at my fingertips for your eyes. No
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Technology is a wonderful thing until......
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Deaf Interpreters: The Value of Formative Experience | Street Leverage

Deaf Interpreters: The Value of Formative Experience | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
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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This also relates to how our Educational Interpreters utilise their Auslan Language Models.
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Teaching deaf students in the inclusive classroom: Part 2

Teaching deaf students in the inclusive classroom: Part 2 | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
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A continuation of “Teaching Deaf Students in the Inclusive Classroom: Part 1,” this video uses expert interviews and classroom footage to explore some of the conditions that lead to a deaf student’s success in an inclusive setting. Topics include optimal classroom arrangement, how to work with an interpreter, the importance of collaborating with a teacher of the deaf, and ways to frame information to aid deaf students’ understanding.
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Behind the Screens: The Ethics of Medical VRI & Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

Behind the Screens: The Ethics of Medical VRI & Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Shelly Hansen explores the ethical implications of VRI in medical settings, especially the impacts of dropped connections during sensitive consultations and loss of consumer choice regarding live, on-site sign language interpretation. It’s all the rage. Those smooth little carts with satisfying clicks and keys. Sweet control, right here at my fingertips for your eyes. No
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Exploring the ethical implications of VRI in medical settings.
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Linguistic Flexibility: Success Decoded for K-12 Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

Linguistic Flexibility: Success Decoded for K-12 Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Decoding language requires linguistic competence and flexibility. Jessica Carter discusses the importance of flexible bilingualism for sign language interpreters, especially those working in K-12 and educational settings. As bilinguals, as in having proficiency in two languages, ASL interpreters code switch on a daily basis, at a moment’s notice. ASL-English interpreters typically do this by borrowing
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Keeping Sign Language Interpreters Safe in a Violent World | Street Leverage

Keeping Sign Language Interpreters Safe in a Violent World | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
“At-risk” and “sign language interpreter” are not synonymous for most people. Stephen Holter highlights some risk factors and preventative measures sign language interpreters can use to stay safe. Walking through the lobby of the mental health facility, the sign language interpreter had no way of knowing that just a few short hours later, a gunman
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Violence in school settings can also be an issue.
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Change Ahead: A New Approach to Feedback for Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

Change Ahead: A New Approach to Feedback for Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Jackie Emmart presented Change Ahead: A New Approach to Feedback for Sign Language Interpreters at StreetLeverage – Live 2016 | Fremont. Her presentation advocates a new approach to feedback for more positive outcomes and increased accountability as we encounter the changing realities of the field. You can find the PPT deck for her presentation here.
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Feedback is any information that we get about ourselves, and even when life is messy and it seems impossible to do so, it can be separated into three categories: Appreciation, Coaching, and Evaluation
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