Deaf Interpreter curriculum training

I’m off to Brooklyn, Michigan to take a week long training on the NCIEX’s newly developed deaf interpreter curriculum for training new interpreters. link to the DI curriculum info. Should be an interesting week among peers from all over the country. Looking forward to it! (I am en route to the airport!)

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Closed Captioning ruling update from FCC

I just wanted to share an announcement from FCC: On January 12, 2012, the FCC adopted rules requiring captioned programs shown on TV to be captioned when they are re-shown on the Internet. These rules implement provisions of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA). Starting March 30, 2013, when live and near-live programs are shown on TV with captions, these programs must be captioned when shown on the Internet. A “near-live” program is a program that is performed and recorded less than 24 hours before being shown on TV for the first time. Prerecorded programs...

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Deaf Interpreters in simultaneous and consecutive contexts

I am co-presenting with Eileen Forestal for NJRID, which will focus on interchanging between simultaneous and consecutive modes, with hands on practice and analysis. Hands on practice will include platform/conference interpreting. For more information, please check the link: workshop information

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