Learning about Discourse Mapping in “5 Myths about Mental Illnesses”

Developed by Mark Halley

Competencies Addressed:  Discourse Mapping

Time Required for Activity: 20 mins

Objective: 

To learn about Discourse Mapping from an English text.

In this video, a narrator attempts to debunk five common myths about mental illnesses.

Prediction

You will watch a video in which a narrator challenges five common myths about mental illnesses. In the video, the narrator provides an argument for why each myth is inaccurate. Before watching […]

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ASL Version of Description

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Translation Strategies: ASL to English

ASL Version of Description

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Body Language: Interpreting about the Cardiovascular system for Deaf Interpreters

ASL Version of Description

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Body Language: Talking about the Cardiovascular system in ASL for Hearing Interpreters

Description in ASL

“Body Language: Talking about the Cardiovascular System in ASL for Hearing Interpreters” process provides resources to learn about the following topics:  blood pressure, heart attack, aneurysms, angiograms/angioplasty, atrial fibrillation, and the cardiovascular system as a whole.  Resources are provided in written English with diagrams as well as ASL sample explanations.  Participants use a three-step process to […]

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How to be a better interpreter

The signer explains perspectives on how to be a better interpreter.

A translation/summary is available below in English. These are designed as resources for working with the text in ASL. They are not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

A white CATIE Center logo is in the lower right corner of the screen. The woman narrates the entire video in […]

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DI Practice: Psychiatric appointment

This interpreting assignment is for a Deaf interpreter interpreting for a psychiatric appointment.

First, try interpreting the situation first.  Then, click the toggles below to view the interpretation by a CDI and a discussion of the interpreted scenario.

This video shows the interpretation by the CDI during the filming of the scenario.

Regan and […]

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First, try interpreting the situation first.  Then, click the toggles below to view the interpretation by a CDI, a post-conference by the interpreting team, and a discussion of the interpreted scenario.

This video shows the interpretation by the CDI […]

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The steps to the video are listed below in the toggles.

Jerrin George, a brown man with black short hair, beard, and a moustache, sits in front of a dark purple wall, wearing […]

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DI Practice: A Visiting Nurse

This interpreting assignment is for an appointment with a home healthcare nurse who is visiting a deafblind person.   The feed from the hearing interpreter is through a video remote connection.

First, try interpreting the situation first.  Then, click the toggle below to view the interpretation by a CDI as well as a discussion of the interpreted scenario.

This video shows […]

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