Extralinguistic Knowledge for Deaf Interpreters

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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, […]

2022-07-16T09:52:11-06:00July 16th, 2022|

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 […]

2022-01-19T19:44:35-06:00June 10th, 2020|

Self-Care: Self-Empowerment

Jessalyn explains a process for self-empowerment as a way for self-care.

A translation is available below in English. It is designed as a resource for working with the text in ASL. It is not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

A white woman with blonde hair pulled back wears a black shirt and sits in front of a grey screen. […]

2022-01-19T19:39:40-06:00March 24th, 2020|

Self-Care: Grounding

Jessalyn explains a process for grounding as a way for self-care.

A translation is available below in English. It is designed as a resource for working with the text in ASL. It is not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

A white woman with blonde hair pulled back wears a black shirt and sits in front of a grey screen. […]

2022-01-19T19:40:18-06:00March 24th, 2020|

Self-Care: Guided Visualization and Meditation

Jessalyn explains a process for using breathing as a way for self-care.

A translation is available below in English. It is designed as a resource for working with the text in ASL. It is not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

A white woman with blonde hair pulled back wears a black shirt and sits in front of a grey […]

2022-01-19T19:40:59-06:00March 24th, 2020|

Self-Care: Breathing Exercises

Jessalyn explains a process for using breathing as a way for self-care.

A Translation is available below in English. It is designed as a resource for working with the text in ASL. It is not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

A white woman with blonde hair pulled back wears a black shirt and sits in front of a grey […]

2022-01-19T19:41:34-06:00March 24th, 2020|

S.M.A.R.T. Goal Generator

The word GOAL with the O as a target and a dart sticking in the middle of the O

This tool is designed to assist you in creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals that are:

  • Specific/Strategic
  • Measurable
  • Achievable
  • Relevant (or Results-bound)
  • Time-Bound

The form below guides you through a series of questions to help make sure your goal provides you the focus needed for success. Below […]

2022-02-02T09:56:18-06:00July 3rd, 2019|

Interpreting Models: A Historical Overview

Naomi Sheneman provides a historical overview of interpreting models, an introduction to the idea of interpreting roles and how that can be problematic.

Title Screen: grey background with the title “Interpreting Models by Naomi Sheneman, Ph.D. & CDI”  Naomi appears as a white woman with long black hair.  She is wearing a black sweater and necklace with purple beads and stands in front of […]

2022-01-23T16:20:14-06:00June 26th, 2019|

A DI Perspective on The Cokely Model

Jimmy Beldon explains about the Cokely model and how understanding it can be beneficial for deaf interpreters.

Title Screen: grey background with the title “The Cokely Model for Deaf Interpreters by Jimmy Beldon.”  Jimmy Beldon stands in front of a dark grey background.  He is a white man with blond-grey hair parted in the middle wearing black glasses with a goatee.  He is wearing […]

2022-01-23T16:23:31-06:00June 26th, 2019|

A DI Perspective on The Gish Model

Jerrin George explains how the Gish Approach to Information Processing can help deaf interpreters manage the amount of information they need to process when interpreting.

Title Screen: grey background with the title “The Gish Model by Jerrin George.”  Jerrin George sits in front of brown wood wall.  He has short black hair, beard, and moustache.  He has brown skin and is wearing a light […]

2022-01-23T16:29:33-06:00June 26th, 2019|