Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Basic interpreting services information Jesse Thomas Outreach & Technology Specialist Deaf Hearing Communication Centre
Table of Contents <ul><li>What are interpreters? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do we need interpreters? </li></ul><ul><li>Who uses...
What are interpreters? <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Language to Language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASL to ...
Why do we need interpreters? <ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul><ul><l...
Who uses interpreters? <ul><li>Everyone uses interpreters! </li></ul><ul><li>Interpreters are good for everybody! </li></u...
Where do we use interpreters? <ul><li>Doctor’s offices </li></ul><ul><li>Court rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitals (& Health...
Need an interpreter? <ul><li>Plan ahead </li></ul><ul><li>Tell the hearing person to call DHCC as soon as possible </li></...
How do we use interpreters? <ul><li>Pre-Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>What the interpreter can do </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Side c...
Some situations… <ul><li>Any personal experiences? </li></ul><ul><li>Interpreter doesn’t show up? </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t ...
Self-Advocacy <ul><li>Know your rights </li></ul><ul><li>Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) passed in 1990 </li></ul><u...
Remember... <ul><li>Code of Professional Conduct </li></ul><ul><li>Confidentiality </li></ul><ul><li>Interpreter must inte...
Chat & Questions <ul><li>What did we learn? </li></ul><ul><li>How can we get an interpreter? </li></ul><ul><li>What should...
Thank you for your time!
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Basic Interpreting Services Information

639 views

Published on

Used for presentation with deaf high school students.

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

Basic Interpreting Services Information

  1. 1. Basic interpreting services information Jesse Thomas Outreach & Technology Specialist Deaf Hearing Communication Centre
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>What are interpreters? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do we need interpreters? </li></ul><ul><li>Who uses interpreters? </li></ul><ul><li>Remember... </li></ul><ul><li>Chat & Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are interpreters? <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Language to Language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASL to English </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English to ASL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Certified Interpreters (CI) </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDI) </li></ul><ul><li>Professional (Code of Professional Conduct - CPC) </li></ul><ul><li>Human or Ghost? </li></ul><ul><li>RID (Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why do we need interpreters? <ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who uses interpreters? <ul><li>Everyone uses interpreters! </li></ul><ul><li>Interpreters are good for everybody! </li></ul>“ I need an interpreter.” “ I need interpreters” “ WE need an interpreter.” “ WE need interpreters”
  6. 6. Where do we use interpreters? <ul><li>Doctor’s offices </li></ul><ul><li>Court rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitals (& Health) </li></ul><ul><li>Work places </li></ul><ul><li>Many other places </li></ul>
  7. 7. Need an interpreter? <ul><li>Plan ahead </li></ul><ul><li>Tell the hearing person to call DHCC as soon as possible </li></ul><ul><li>Know an interpreter you like? Give the person the name </li></ul><ul><li>DHCC will explain the cost </li></ul>
  8. 8. How do we use interpreters? <ul><li>Pre-Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>What the interpreter can do </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Side conversations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Signing styles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Who do we look at? </li></ul><ul><li>Deaf/Hearing interpreting teams </li></ul><ul><li>Post meeting </li></ul><ul><li>How many interpreters? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Some situations… <ul><li>Any personal experiences? </li></ul><ul><li>Interpreter doesn’t show up? </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t understand the interpreter? </li></ul><ul><li>Other situations… </li></ul>
  10. 10. Self-Advocacy <ul><li>Know your rights </li></ul><ul><li>Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) passed in 1990 </li></ul><ul><li>Know where to get information and support - DHCC </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment </li></ul>
  11. 11. Remember... <ul><li>Code of Professional Conduct </li></ul><ul><li>Confidentiality </li></ul><ul><li>Interpreter must interpret everything the hearing person says AND everything you say, good or bad </li></ul><ul><li>Not everyone knows how to use interpreters </li></ul><ul><li>Communication access </li></ul>
  12. 12. Chat & Questions <ul><li>What did we learn? </li></ul><ul><li>How can we get an interpreter? </li></ul><ul><li>What should we do while working with an interpreter? </li></ul><ul><li>Who uses interpreters? </li></ul><ul><li>Why should you get an interpreter? </li></ul><ul><li>If you need support and information, where can you go? </li></ul><ul><li>LET’S CHAT! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank you for your time!

×