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Conference Papers — Critical Link

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10 Lessons From my First Year as a Freelance Sign Language Interpreter | Street Leverage

10 Lessons From my First Year as a Freelance Sign Language Interpreter | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Brittany Quickel reflects on her early days as a freelancer and shares ten helpful hints to guide both novice & mid-career sign language interpreters.
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Reflections on the early days as a sign language interpreter.

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Deaf-Parented Interpreters: A Challenge to the Status Quo in Sign Language Interpreter Education? | Street Leverage

Deaf-Parented Interpreters: A Challenge to the Status Quo in Sign Language Interpreter Education? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Examining the experience of deaf-parented interpreters has lead Amy Williamson to posit important questions about the current practices & standards for education & certification.
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On Becoming Hearing: Lessons in Limitations, Loss, and Respect | Dirksen Bauman | TEDxGallaudet - YouTube

On Becoming Hearing: Lessons in Limitations, Loss, and Respect Dirksen Bauman is Professor of Deaf Studies at Gallaudet University where he serves as Departm...
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Such an interesting perspective!  I also became "Hearing" at age 25!  It was also a revelation! 

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Horizontal Violence: Can Sign Language Interpreters Break the Cycle? | Street Leverage

Horizontal Violence: Can Sign Language Interpreters Break the Cycle? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Kate Block encourages sign language interpreters to use reflective practice and DC-S principles to create safe spaces and reduce Horizontal Violence.
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Overly-critical perspectives of each other have detrimental effects on the collaborative environment required for working interpreters to be successful. 

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Deaf Interpreters: Shaping the Future of the Sign Language Interpreting | Street Leverage

Deaf Interpreters: Shaping the Future of the Sign Language Interpreting | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Eileen Forestal examines the changing professional landscape Deaf and Hearing Interpreters face, encouraging respect & collaboration for true partnership.
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Look Who's Being Left Behind: Educational Interpreters and Access to Education for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

Look Who's Being Left Behind: Educational Interpreters and Access to Education for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Even with a highly qualified interpreter, full access to the content and social life in a hearing classroom can be challenging, and there are many aspects of the educational placement that can affect success.
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The skills and knowledge of the educational interpreter are but one critical aspect.

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Sign Language Interpreter for Hire: Ethics of Direct-Pay ADA Violations | Street Leverage

Sign Language Interpreter for Hire: Ethics of Direct-Pay ADA Violations | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Shelly Hansen proposes sign language interpreters act from a social justice lens when confronted by direct-pay ADA violations and suggests changes to the CPC.
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Some thoughtful discussion....

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Interpreter Education: History is a Relentless Master | Street Leverage

Interpreter Education: History is a Relentless Master | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Dennis Cokely and Anna Witter-Merithew's presentation focuses on the critical lessons that the field of sign language interpreter education continues to grapple with, the contribution of federal funding to the growth and development of interpreter education, and the lingering questions that need to be answered.
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Sign Language Interpreter Education: Returning to “Deaf Heart” | Street Leverage

Sign Language Interpreter Education: Returning to “Deaf Heart” | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Leslie Janda Decker suggests investing in Deaf Mentors and Interpreters to help sign language interpreting students find their Deaf Heart.
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The Mentoring Toolkit | Interpreter Education

The Mentoring Toolkit | Interpreter Education | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
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Some terrific activities to improve skills

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Expanding the Definition of “Sign Language Interpreter Educator” | Street Leverage

Jessica Bentley-Sassaman encourages expanding our view of sign language interpreter educator to include all community members involved in shaping interpreters.
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The definition of a sign language interpreter educator encompasses so many more people than only those who formally teach. 

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Knowledge Brokering: Emerging Art for Sign Language Interpreters? | Street Leverage

Knowledge Brokering: Emerging Art for Sign Language Interpreters? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Laurie Shaffer encourages a return to the art of knowledge brokering in the field of sign language interpreting to enhance practice and expand knowledge.
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A Knowledge Broker is someone who moves information from the research arena to various audiences

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Kaupapa Deaf

Kaupapa Deaf | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
The story behind this blog post is long so I'll only be covering a part of it. However, before embarking on the telling, I want to mirror a practice that I saw at a conference I attended in Austral...
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Bilingualism: Are Sign Language Interpreters Bilinguals? | Street Leverage

Bilingualism: Are Sign Language Interpreters Bilinguals? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | 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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Thought provoking perspective from Street Leverage...

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A Dangerous Idea: Autonomy in Deaf Education | Joseph Santini | TEDxGallaudet - YouTube

A Dangerous Idea: Autonomy in Deaf Education Joseph R. Santini II is a teacher, writer, blogger, and artist. As a certified English teacher he has worked in ...
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Providing student autonomy......an important issue in Deaf Education.

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Self-Awareness: How Sign Language Interpreters Acknowledge Privilege and Oppression | Street Leverage

Self-Awareness: How Sign Language Interpreters Acknowledge Privilege and Oppression | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Stacey Storme leads sign language interpreters in a conversation exploring privilege, choice and intersectionality as pathways to becoming more effective practitioners.
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Explores and acknowledges the impact privilege and oppression can have on the practice and self-awareness of sign language interpreters.

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Interpret + Person: Presentation of Self and Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

Interpret + Person: Presentation of Self and Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Robert Lee suggests sign language interpreters become more effective practitioners by recognizing that presentation of self impacts interpreted interactions.
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The identities of sign language interpreters as individuals cannot be removed from the communicative interactions of their work or the relations they have with the people with whom they work.

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Giving Back: Have Sign Language Interpreters Forgotten Their Roots? | Street Leverage

Giving Back: Have Sign Language Interpreters Forgotten Their Roots? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Mala Poe ponders reciprocity in the sign language interpreting community & proposes credit through service to reinvigorate giving back to the community.
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A reflection on the meaning of reciprocity in the sign language interpreting community.

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Interpreting Colloquium 10/10/14 Deaf Children's Comprehension of Direct vs. Interpreted Education - YouTube

This research study compared learning of 4-8th grade deaf students under two modes of educational delivery - interpreted vs. direct instruction.
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Incredibly interesting research regarding interpreted vs direct instruction for Deaf school students.

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Strategic Partnerships: Cooperation Among Stakeholders in Sign Language Interpreting Isn’t Enough | Street Leverage

Strategic Partnerships: Cooperation Among Stakeholders in Sign Language Interpreting Isn’t Enough | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Chris Wagner examines community accountability and the need for all stakeholders to engage and partner together to achieve the goals of the ASL community.
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Strategic Partnerships: Cooperation Among Stakeholders in Sign Language Interpreting Isn’t Enough | Street Leverage

Strategic Partnerships: Cooperation Among Stakeholders in Sign Language Interpreting Isn’t Enough | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Chris Wagner examines community accountability and the need for all stakeholders to engage and partner together to achieve the goals of the ASL community.
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Educational Interpreters - Classroom Interpreting

Educational Interpreters - Classroom Interpreting | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
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Hearing Interpreters: The Danger of Being the Public Face of ASL | Street Leverage

Hearing Interpreters: The Danger of Being the Public Face of ASL | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Aaron Brace examines hearing sign language interpreters as the public face of ASL and suggests it is time those opportunities default to Deaf Interpreters.
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Always thought provoking!

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Sign Language Interpreter Education: Time for a National Call to Action | Street Leverage

Sign Language Interpreter Education: Time for a National Call to Action | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
Cindy Volk outlines the challenges in sign language interpreter education, encouraging the pursuit of meaningful improvements from all sectors of the community.
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Umm... a national call to action to address how we are educating sign language interpreters????

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StreetLeverage at the 2014 Institute for Legal Interpreting | Street Leverage

StreetLeverage at the 2014 Institute for Legal Interpreting | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters | Scoop.it
StreetLeverage is excited to announce its partnership with the MARIE Center to provide coverage of the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting (ILI) held in
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For my uni colleagues...

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