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Deaf-Blind Workshop Part II -- March 4, 2017

Deaf-Blind Workshop All are welcomed to attend! Learn how to use proper etiquette for approaching and communicating with a Deaf-Blind person will increase the likelihood that the interpreting assignment will have a successful and positive outcome. Practice tactile sign language while blindfolded will give participants better insight and a deeper appreciation of what is involved in using this method of communication, thus increasing their effectiveness as interpreters and/or SSPs. Develop basic guiding skills will ensure that the Deaf-Blind person will be conducted to Points A, B, and beyond in a respectful and safe manner. Become knowledgeable of local, state, and national Deaf-Blind resourc

Interpreter Business Practices Workshop on 12/10/16

New Orleans Sign Language Services, LLC Interpreter Business Practices Workshop This workshop will focus on best business practices for interpreters and the importance of keeping accurate business records, filing appropriate paperwork and knowing how to make wise ethical business decisions. December 10, 2016 10am -- 4pm 5324 Canal Blvd, NOLA, 70124 (Enter the side door, downstairs, facing Hawthorne Place) LRID Members -- $30 Non- LRID Members -- $35 ITP Students -- $20 Deaf -- Free (Pay at the door) The participants in this workshop will be discuss the guidelines and tenets established by RID regarding standard business practices, proper code of conduct, and ethical decision making as requir

WORKSHOPS: Science of Sign Language & Deaf: Educational Interpreting for Students with DUAL-disa

New Orleans Sign Language Services, LLC presents TWO WORKSHOPS on January 21, 2017 The Science of Sign Language 10am – 12pm Jennifer Kuyrkendall will highlight published scientific research on the human brain and sign language usage. Participants will be introduced to the cognitive impact on visual spatial language anomalies, and identify the complex parts of the brain that relate to language comprehension and expression. Deaf: Educational Interpreting for Students with DUAL-disabilities 1:30pm – 3:30pm Marlana Kienlen will focus on several dual-disabilities, deaf plus another disability, and participants will discuss as a group how to access information and why it is important for int

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