Tag: American Sign Language

Museum of Photographic Arts San Diego ASL Tours

Museum of Photographic Arts San Diego ASL Tours

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Janette #deafstory

Janette #deafstory Janette at a deaf awareness day in san diego california telling a story in american sign language

[arve url=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/n11lrV5C-w4?rel=0″] 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

Cindy

Cindy Cindy telling a story in asl

ASL Only [arve url=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/jkiz0x6P-78?rel=0″] 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 […]