The Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego at 1649 El Prado has tours lead by a Deaf docent using American Sign Language. The next one is March 3, from 11a-12noon. The cost is $4.00 per person. (Maximum capacity 30 people) (No reservations) (First come first serve) How lucky is San Diego? I’d consider camping […]
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A Conversation with Deaf Consumers
Cliff and I just attended the Idaho Association of the Deaf conference in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The conference focus this year was on interpreting. I presented to several different stakeholder groups about interpreting. In my interactions with Deaf people over the years, I have heard the same story about how they did not know they […]
More on Extralinguistic Knowledge
by Naomi Sheneman I was thrilled to see how my recent blog post generated so much discussion. Let’s dig a bit deeper into the concept of extralinguistic knowledge. Some of the discussions included the idea that we need to broaden our horizons. While that is a good idea, it is not always possible as we have no control […]
Sign Up for #deafstory Filming in Idaho
If you will be attending the Idaho Association of the Deaf conference Aug 4-6, 2017 in Post Falls Idaho please consider signing up to be interviewed (filmed) for #deafstory. Participants receive a free mug and hoodie. You may grab a 15 minute slot while on site or reserve your slot in advance See you there!
Extralinguistic Knowledge: Why Is It So Important in Interpreting?
Feel free to comment or chat with Naomi by using the reply section below. by Naomi Sheneman In the interpreting profession, we often talk about how important it is to take jobs tied to topic manners that we are familiar with. For example, someone who hates or knows nothing about cooking may not be best […]
Why didn’t I get those hours!?
“Why didn’t ‘I’ get those hours!?” The attitude of entitlement in the interpreting community by Michelle Schoonderwoerd We’ve all been there… we have worked an ongoing gig, or got wind that we would be requested for future work. It’s a boost to the old ego for sure (and for the bank account as this is our […]
More #deafstory stories: Jerry Wilding Keith Drown – snippet – Charles Ward Alwayne Grim (Peace Corps) Kendra Derek Lynnette Mike Richard meets Graybill Cindy Kelly Scarlet Todd Richard (From Torrance to China) Helga Elena
ASL Only More #deafstory stories: Jerry Wilding Keith Drown – snippet – Charles Ward Alwayne Grim (Peace Corps) Janette Kendra Derek Lynnette Mike Richard meets Graybill Kelly Scarlet Todd Richard (From Torrance to China) Helga Elena
Interpreters are “Expensive”
Over the years I have witnessed people refer to American Sign Language Interpreters as “expensive.” I would like to suggest that this label is, at most, unjustified, or at least, not helpful. It is of course quite rare for a Deaf individual to pay for interpreting services out of their own pocket. The cost of […]
Announcement: A ONE DEAF-WOMAN SHOW IN COLORADO
A NIGHT of Improv with Trix Bruce: “WHOSE ASL IS IT?” You’ve heard of the TV Show “Whose line is it anyway?” right? Now, it’s coming to a stage near you, only this time it’s in ASL! With no practice, no preparation, using different ideas from the audience, and using people from audience, Trix will captivate you with […]