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Association Of Sl Interpreters, India

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THE FIRST EVER MEETING OF INTERPRETERS WITH THE AIM OF SETTING UP AND WORING AS A PROFESSIONAL GROUP. JUST THE VERY BEGINNING OF THE INDIAN A.S.L.I.

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Association Of Sl Interpreters, India

  1. 1. A WARM WELCOME TO YOU ALL
  2. 2. THE FIRST EVER MEETING OF INTERPRETERS OF THE DEAF IN INDIA
  3. 3. World Association of Sign language Interpreters <ul><ul><ul><li>Discussed in 1999 Australia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2002 USA first World Symposium </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2005 first World meet South Africa </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Indian ASLI <ul><ul><ul><li>Discussed in 1999 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Never mentioned again </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Working on NAD was a priority <ul><ul><ul><li>Rights based approach </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Deaf needed awareness </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. LEGAL GAPS <ul><ul><ul><li>PWD Act does not mention the word sign language </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>National disability policy does not mention the word sign language </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>National Study on mainstreaming and CBR does not mention the word sign language. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. U.N.C.R.P.D. <ul><ul><ul><li>Recognizes Sign Language as a language </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recommends interpreters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recommends sign usage </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is a revolutionary document </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. National Association of the Deaf <ul><li>Working on UNCRPD </li></ul><ul><li>Working on the 11 th Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Result is the ISL academy </li></ul><ul><li>Soon Govt. post of interpreter </li></ul>
  9. 9. ASSOCIATION OF SIGN LANGUAGE INTEPRETERS <ul><ul><ul><li>The right time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The right atmosphere politically </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The right tone legally </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Right People is what we need </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. ASSOCIATION OF SIGN LANGUAGE INTEPRETERS <ul><ul><ul><li>Big question is training for professionals. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Market?? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pay?? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. FAQS ON ISL <ul><li>Standardisation is a myth abandoned by linguists internationally. </li></ul><ul><li>Regional variations are not ‘new’ languages </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistic differences are minimal across Indo-Pak region. </li></ul>
  12. 12. World Association of Sign Language Interpreters <ul><li>WORLD CONFERENCE IN SPAIN 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>AFFILIATED TO WFD </li></ul><ul><li>NEXT CONFERENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>ASLI INDIA WILL SOON BE MEMBERS </li></ul>
  13. 13. Governing body of the WASLI, Spain conference, 2007
  14. 18. THANK YOU

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