WFD – Interpreting Practice for DIs

Interpreting Practice for Deaf Interpreters

This activity is designed for Deaf Interpreters to practice their interpreting skills to meet a range of consumers needs.  Each source text has  different interpretations designed for different consumers.

Title: World Federation of the Deaf
Abstract/Description: The speaker describes the history of the World Federation of the Deaf from its overseas origin, including those who were involved […]
2023-02-07T13:40:40-06:00February 7th, 2023|

Extralinguistic Knowledge for Deaf Interpreters

What Next?


Naomi Sheneman explains the concept of extralinguistic knowledge (ELK) and how Deaf interpreters need to take that into account in their interpreting work as well recognize the unique ELK that they bring to situations based on their experiences as Deaf people.

References

Beldon, J., Forestal, E., Garcia, L., Peterson, D. (2009, August). NCIEC deaf interpreting initiative.  Paper presented at RID Deaf Caucus, […]

2022-12-22T15:02:11-06:00July 16th, 2022|

A CDI’s perpsective on the Open Process model

Arkady Belozovsky, CDI, shares a perspective on the way that an open process teaming model has the potential to benefit everyone involved in an interpreted situation.

What Next?


Naomi Sheneman explains how interpreters, especially Deaf interpreters, can put the ideas about the open process into practice.

2022-12-22T14:59:29-06:00July 16th, 2022|

A Conversation on Role-Space and Translation

Naomi Sheneman facilitates a conversation on the role-space model with Robert G. Lee and Eileen Forestal and its relevance for Deaf interpreters and translators.

2022-12-22T15:28:39-06:00July 16th, 2022|

CDI Exam Preparation Modules

Description in ASL

The course focus is the CASLI Performance Exam for Deaf Interpreters and the Gap Test that will be required for those having completed the CDI Knowledge Exam before 2021. This course provides test preparation content in manageable and distinct sections, a total of seven modules. The overall goal of this training is to help you understand […]

2022-01-21T10:51:12-06:00December 21st, 2021|

Deaf Perspectives on Translation

ASL Version of Description

These resources are designed to be used for an online course or workshop focused on Deaf interpreters developing translation skills.  Resources include an explanation of different approaches to translation, a specific process with opportunities to practice the process with English written texts that have existing ASL translations. This allows participants to compare their own translation […]

2022-12-22T14:56:30-06:00December 15th, 2021|

Perspectives from Deaf People of Color on History of Interpreting and RID


Jerrin George moderates a panel discussion on the history of interpreting and RID with the following panelists: Ritchie Bryant, Linda Carroll, Cynthia Napier & Roberto Sandoval.

The initial video slide reads, “Perspectives from Deaf People of Color on the History of Interpreting and RID” Second line reads, “Ritchie Bryant, Linda Carroll, Cynthia Napier & Roberto Sandoval. Moderated by Jerrin […]

2022-12-22T14:55:10-06:00December 14th, 2021|

Deaf Perspectives on the History of Interpreting and RID


Jerrin George moderates a panel discussion on the history of interpreting and RID with the following panelists: MJ Bienvenu, Ritchie Bryant, Linda Carroll, Eileen Forestal, Dan Langholtz, Rachel Naiman, Cynthia Napier, Naomi Sheneman, Hartmut Teuber, and Phyllis Wilcox.

Initial video slide reads, “Deaf Perspective on the History of Interpreting and RID” A Panel Discussion.

Jerrin George’s Visual Description: […]

2022-12-22T14:55:41-06:00December 14th, 2021|

Listen Well: Engaging Black Deaf Perspectives

ASL Version of Description

This is a collection of resources with Black Deaf Perspectives in both video and written formats.  Originally created in 2020 and updated in 2021, the CATIE Center collaborated with the Black Deaf Center to curate these resources to provide novice interpreters with an opportunity to engage with a variety of Black Deaf perspectives.  For updated […]

2022-01-19T14:27:05-06:00December 13th, 2021|

Body Language: Interpreting about the Cardiovascular system for Deaf Interpreters

ASL Version of Description

“Body Language: Interpreting about the Cardiovascular System for Deaf Interpreters” process provides resources to practice and translation about the following topics:  blood pressure, heart attack, aneurysms, angiograms/angioplasty, atrial fibrillation, and the cardiovascular system as a whole.  For each topic, participants work on the following skills: doing a prediction activity to prepare to think about the […]

2022-01-19T14:32:07-06:00December 8th, 2021|