The 1st training on Interpreting for high level meetings and conferences was held in conjunction with the EUD seminar in Austria. Sign language interpreters from across Europe and from the USA participated sharing experiences and learning more from the field of spoken language interpreters. Thank you to all who participated!Read More
Multilingual conferences and high-level meetings require different skills than sign language interpreters are often educated in. Come to the training in Vienna on 6 & 7 October 2018 and take the opportunity to practice strategies and discuss theories.
You can combine your trip to Vienna and attend the European Union of the Deaf (EUD) annual seminar on Friday 5 October. The training and the EUD seminar will take place at the same venue.Read More
he European Union of the Deaf has published their latest volume 'UNCRPD Implementation in Europe - A Deaf Perspective. Article: 24'.
I have contributed an article to this new publication, looking at the use of a sign language interpreter in (inclusive) education in countries around Europe.
In the volume education is explored from various angles, including the importance of and legal foundations for bilingual education for deaf learners in Europe, interpreter use in inclusive education, the need for early sign language access, and the accessibility of teacher training.Read More