Deaf-Blind Interpreting

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Lend me an ear. And ahand. And a black shirt. Interpreting for people who are Deaf-Blind

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  • Deaf-Blind Interpreting

    1. 1. Lend me an ear. And ahand. And a black shirt. Interpreting for people who are Deaf-Blind Daniel Greene, BA, CI & CT, NIC Master 1 © Daniel Greene 2012
    2. 2. Introductions: me• ASL-English interpreter since 1990; 1st Deaf- Blind interpreting 1992.• AA: ASL Interpreting• BA: English, comm./ media• MA Interpreting Studies/ Teaching Interpreting (now) 2 © Daniel Greene 2012
    3. 3. Workshop Objectives 3 © Daniel Greene 2012
    4. 4. Workshop ObjectivesClose Vision 3 © Daniel Greene 2012
    5. 5. Workshop Objectives History,Close Vision Culture 3 © Daniel Greene 2012
    6. 6. Workshop Objectives History,Close Vision Culture Visual Description 3 © Daniel Greene 2012
    7. 7. Workshop Objectives History,Close Vision Culture Visual Sighted Guide Description Technique 3 © Daniel Greene 2012
    8. 8. Workshop Objectives History,Close Vision Culture Tactile Visual Sighted Guide Description Technique 3 © Daniel Greene 2012
    9. 9. 1. What do you 2. What do you want to know about DB know about DB interpreting? interpreting?3. What do you want to do 4. What do you not here today? want to do here today? 4 © Daniel Greene 2012
    10. 10. Introductions: you 5 © Daniel Greene 2012
    11. 11. Introductions: you • Your name? • Group members’ names • Average years of experience • Your group’s questions and answers 5 © Daniel Greene 2012
    12. 12. Hard of Hearing, Partially Sighted Completely Deaf & Deaf-Blind spectrum 6 © Daniel Greene 2012
    13. 13. Usher’s Syndrome 7 © Daniel Greene 2012
    14. 14. Close Vision 8 © Daniel Greene 2012
    15. 15. Tunnel Vision 9 © Daniel Greene 2012
    16. 16. Legally blind = 20° FOV 10 © Daniel Greene 2012
    17. 17. “What happens in tactile ASL?” Steven Collins & Karen Petronio, 1998, in C. LucasSociolinguistics in Deaf Communities, Gallaudet U. Press 11 © Daniel Greene 2012
    18. 18. How are How are handshapes locationsdifferent from different from visual ASL? visual ASL?How is tactile different? How is How is palm movement orientation different from different from visual ASL? visual ASL? 12 © Daniel Greene 2012
    19. 19. Handshapes Leaning inlike 6–9 held if for signs that listener wants contact the to feel them. face/body How tactile is different: Varying palm Smaller signing orientation as space necessary 13 © Daniel Greene 2012
    20. 20. Deaf-Blind—Deaf-Blind 14 © Daniel Greene 2012
    21. 21. Deaf-Blind—Hearing 15 © Daniel Greene 2012
    22. 22. Oral Deaf-Blind• Ask if they have a “good ear” and if they hear high or low pitches better.• Position your face where they can see it, speak clearly, and be naturally expressive.• If deaf-blind person does not know fingerspelling, print on palm in ALL CAPS.• Use a Braille communicator. 16 © Daniel Greene 2012
    23. 23. Print on PalmPRINT IN ALL CAPS 17 © Daniel Greene 2012
    24. 24. Audio/Visual Description• Theatre• Movies (Blu-ray)• Listen• Interpret 18 © Daniel Greene 2012
    25. 25. Sighted Guide Technique• Offer, don’t grab; Under, not over• Place hand on door handle, chair back, stair rail, and let deaf-blind person use them.• For EMERGENCY evacuation, draw a large X on back, guide to safety, then explain. 19 © Daniel Greene 2012
    26. 26. Helping pick out food 20 © Daniel Greene 2012
    27. 27. Contact Me www.terptrans.comdanieljamesgreene@gmail.com 21 © Daniel Greene 2012

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