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Working with Interpreters in the Classroom (captioned)

An instructional video designed to provide tips to faculty when working with a student with a disability. This video was produced under the Disabilit
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Great video (though a tad dated) for those working in secondary & tertiary settings.
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Sign Language Interpreters in Mainstream Classrooms: Heartbroken and Gagged

Sign Language Interpreters in Mainstream Classrooms: Heartbroken and Gagged | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Gina Oliva examines the importance of empowering sign language interpreters working in mainstream classrooms. A must read for interpreters working with students.
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What Makes Us Tick? Sign Language Interpreters, Values & Motivation | Street Leverage

What Makes Us Tick? Sign Language Interpreters, Values & Motivation | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Knowledge of personal beliefs and value systems enhance a sign language interpreter’s professional practice. Audrey Ramirez-Loudenback posits articulating our “why” may positively impact job satisfaction and longevity in the field. I embarked on this research as a student in Western Oregon University’s MA in Interpreting Studies with a belief that our motivations will influence every
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BSLBT news in BSL and English -- Old and Deaf, What to Do (TV) / Past Deaflympics coverage

BSLBT news in BSL and English -- Old and Deaf, What to Do (TV) / Past Deaflympics coverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
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Although in BSL, this is a great site with lots of interesting videos to watch online.
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Bringing Scheduling Into View: A Look at the Business of Sign Language Interpreting | Street Leverage

Bringing Scheduling Into View: A Look at the Business of Sign Language Interpreting | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Pamela Collins presented Bringing Scheduling Into View: A Look at the Business of Sign Language Interpreting at StreetLeverage – Live 2016 | Fremont. Her presentation encourages a recalibration of the processes involved in scheduling sign language interpreters by taking a global and systemic view in order to ensure improved outcomes for consumers and interpreters. You can
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The Whole Picture: Why Academic ASL Exposure Matters to Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

The Whole Picture: Why Academic ASL Exposure Matters to Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Ben Bahan presented The Whole Picture: Why Academic ASL Exposure Matters to Sign Language Interpreters at StreetLeverage – Live 2016 | Fremont. His presentation examines the challenges in exposing sign language interpreters to academic ASL due to limited representation in journals and academic environments. You can find the PPT deck for his presentation here.  [Note from
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Examining the challenges in exposing sign language interpreters to academic ASL due to limited representation in journals and academic environments.
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Is Sign Language Interpreting Ready for an Uber-like Approach? | Street Leverage

Is Sign Language Interpreting Ready for an Uber-like Approach? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Traditional models of sign language interpreter referral are going head-to-head with technology as the digital realm’s innovation and sophistication foster the creation of out-of-the-box solutions for providing access. Read this case-in-point. Are sign language interpreters ready to challenge their own ideas about “standard practices”? Just as VRS and VRI redefined the field of signed language interpretation,
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Being a recent UBER convert, this is timely advice from our good friends at Street Leverage
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2016 Reboot: 7 Must Have Apps for Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

2016 Reboot: 7 Must Have Apps for Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
With apps available for everything, recommendations can narrow the search. In his 2016 reboot, Brandon Arthur highlights apps that make communication, commuting and productivity easier, faster and safer for sign language interpreters. What a difference a few years make! In 2013, StreetLeverage featured Leave Now, Google Maps, Evernote, Expensify and Bump as must-have apps. In
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There must be an APP for that!
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Awakening Interpretation: Broadway Sets the Stage for Linguistic Equality | Street Leverage

Awakening Interpretation: Broadway Sets the Stage for Linguistic Equality | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Stephanie Jo Kent explores how Deaf West Theatre’s ground-breaking production of Spring Awakening cast a spotlight on the challenges and possibilities of sign language interpretation. StreetLeverage Note: On June 12, Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening has been invited to perform on the Tony Awards. Due to the close of the show’s limited run, there are
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Thoughts on interpreted performances....

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Incidental Learning with Deaf Students: Is There a Role for Sign Language Interpreting? | Street Leverage

Incidental Learning with Deaf Students: Is There a Role for Sign Language Interpreting? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Mindy Hopper presented Incidental Learning with Deaf Students: Is There a Role for Sign Language Interpreting? at StreetLeverage – Live 2015 | Boston. Her presentation defines incidental learning and where it is infused in social learning, identifies the broader implications for deaf students, and inquires about the role of sign language interpreters in incidental learning discourse within the Deaf
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6 Presentations That Will Make You a Better Sign Language Interpreter | Street Leverage

6 Presentations That Will Make You a Better Sign Language Interpreter | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Sign language interpreters constantly strive to be better practitioners. Often it is a flash of perspective that gives context to the challenges they face and assists them in moving along their path to actualization. Let’s admit it, being a sign language interpreter can be tough. Sometimes a little sprinkle of perspective can contextualize the challenges we face as
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Deaf Gain: Closed Captions

What is Deaf Gain!? We explain it by using closed captioning as an example. Be sure to click our “subscribe” or “Like” button to follow us! Sources: - Bauman...

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It would be great for Interpreters and Auslan Language Models to have this conversation not only with Deaf students but also with class teachers, parents/care givers and other students.

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Diversity in Deaf Education | Raising and Educating Deaf Children

Diversity in Deaf Education | Raising and Educating Deaf Children | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
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All stakeholders in deaf education have the same goal, helping DHH learners to reach their full academic potential, even if we may have different methods and priorities. If we are to best serve those children and their families, each deaf child must be treated as an individual with appropriate evaluation of their strengths and needs at all major decision points relating in development and schooling.

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Shenton College Deaf Education Center - Educational Interpreters

Shenton College Deaf Education Center - Educational Interpreters | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
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Check out what happens at Shenton College in Perth, WA.
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Meet, Engage, Learn & Inspire: Mentoring and Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

Meet, Engage, Learn & Inspire: Mentoring and Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Mentoring is often cited as a way to bridge the “readiness gap” for emerging sign language interpreters. Kim Boeh outlines the benefits of mentoring relationships and tips for successful interactions. You find yourself sitting in a classroom surrounded by your peers and realize that you will soon graduate from your interpreter education program and you
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Mentoring is useful at all stages of your journey in being an interpreter.
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Designated Interpreters are Different: Examining a Growing Field | Street Leverage

Designated Interpreters are Different: Examining a Growing Field | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Alicia Booth outlines the unique relationship between Deaf Professionals and Designated Interpreters, particularly in medical environments. Role adaptation and flexibility are key to this new and evolving specialty area of interpreting.
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The relationship between Deaf Professionals and Designated Interpreters
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The Silent Grapevine

The Silent Grapevine | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
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A Civility Revolution: A Call to Arms for Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

A Civility Revolution: A Call to Arms for Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
In a world where online and face-to-face interactions have lost a level of compassion and understanding, Diana MacDougall outlines a “Civility Revolution” to elevate the discourse of sign language interpreters. The notion of “civility” has been tossed around these past several years, not only by the sign language interpreting profession, but in other professions (such
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Scales of Justice: Legal Ramifications for Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage

Scales of Justice: Legal Ramifications for Sign Language Interpreters | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Traditional roles, responsibilities, and accountability for work product were challenged in a 2016 court case which will affect the work of sign language interpreters moving forward, particularly in legal settings. On January 27, 2016, the Court of Special Appeals for the State of Maryland filed a ruling that affects the work we do as sign
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Voluntary Accountability: A StreetLeverage - Live Wrap-Up | Street Leverage

Voluntary Accountability: A StreetLeverage - Live Wrap-Up | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
StreetLeverage – Live 2016 may be over, but the takeaways linger; sights set on possibilities, participants shared generosity and perspective while looking at critical issues impacting the field of interpreting. Here’s a brief look at some highlights from the weekend. #CommunityisAccountability In the world of sign language interpreting, time is a precious commodity. The beauty
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High lights from the Street Leverage Live 2016
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Occupational Health & Safety for Sign Language Interpreters

Research into some of the issues faced by sign language interpreters
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Research into some of the issues faced by sign language interpreters
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Genuine Confidence: Why Can’t It Be All About Me? | Street Leverage

Genuine Confidence: Why Can’t It Be All About Me? | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Sharon Neumann Solow presented Genuine Confidence: Why Can’t It Be All About Me? at StreetLeverage – Live 2015 | Boston. Her presentation examines healthy and less helpful uses of ego in the work of sign language interpreters and why genuine confidence is a comfort to be around. You can find the PPT deck for her presentation here. 
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Sign language interpreters walk a fine line between needing to be comfortable in the spotlight and being cautious and self-effacing..... this is also true when in front of a classroom.
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Sign Language Interpreters: Practicing with a Socially Conscious Approach | Street Leverage

Sign Language Interpreters: Practicing with a Socially Conscious Approach | Street Leverage | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
Joseph Hill presented Sign Language Interpreters: Practicing with a Socially Conscious Approach at StreetLeverage – Live 2015 | Boston. His presentation explores the importance of reflective practice as a means of examining one’s perspective on language ideology, social injustice, and the development of a socially conscious approach to interpreting. You can find the PPT deck for his
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Exploring the importance of reflective practice as a means of examining one’s perspective on language ideology, social injustice, and the development of a socially conscious approach to interpreting.
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Highlights from the Australian Deaf Games 2016 (Auslan with captions)

As sponsor of the 17th Australian Deaf Games in Adelaide, South Australia, we got to talk to many people in the Deaf community about their favourite technolo...

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Writing and Learning to Write for Deaf Children | Raising and Educating Deaf Children

Writing and Learning to Write for Deaf Children | Raising and Educating Deaf Children | Supporting Educational Interpreters and Auslan Language Models | Scoop.it
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Writing must be made a higher priority in both research and practice. Given the important role that written language plays in the lives of deaf people, it is surprising that we actually know very little beyond the fact that outcomes have been poor. We especially need to pay more attention to how writing is taught and be more accountable for achieving age-appropriate outcomes.

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