Webinar: Ensuring Effective Communication through the Provision of Qualified Interpreters (1-7-2015)

Mid-Atlantic ADA Center Presents:

Many of the individuals responsible for hiring interpreters are not fluent in sign language and have limited ability to determine an interpreter's skill level and qualifications. Meanwhile, there is growing concern among Deaf individuals regarding the quality of interpreting in various settings, as well as a need to identify measures to ensure access to qualified interpreters.This webinar focused on what a Certified Deaf Interpreter is and their role in providing effective communication.

Presenter:
Julie Anne Schafer, Esq.
Director of Public Policy and Advocacy 
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Session Handouts

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Ensuring Effective Communication-Interpreters Webinar Transcript

Ensuring Effective Communication-Interpreters One Slide Per Page Handout

Ensuring Effective Communication-Interpreters Two Slides Per Page Handout

Ensuring Effective Communication-Interpreters Three Slides Per Page Handout

Ensuring Effective Communication-Interpreters Outline Handout

Use of a Certified Deaf Interpreter Standard Practice Paper

Professional Sign Language Interpreting Standard Practice Paper

Professional Sign Language Interpreting Agencies Handout