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Sign Language Interpreter NYC - Lydia Callis - seen with Mayor Bloomberg during coverage of Hurricane Sandy, Viral Video
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    If you do not regularly work with sign language interpreters, you may not know that there are certain rules and expectations. To get the most out of having an ASL interpreter present, it’s a good idea to educate yourself about what exactly an interpreter does, and how they facilitate communication. To avoid complicating the conversation, […]

    The post Working with Sign Language Interpreters: The DOs and DON’Ts appeared first on Official website of Sign Language Interpreter NYC - Lydia Callis.


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  • 11/02/14--08:57: Deaf Interpreter Goes Viral
  • Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio addressed the citizens of New York to discuss the city’s first confirmed case of Ebola. During the press conference the mayor’s ASL interpreter, Jonathan Lamberton, gained a bit of attention on the Internet. Most of the commentary centered around Lamberton’s expressiveness, which is actually just part of sign language, […]

    The post Deaf Interpreter Goes Viral appeared first on Official website of Sign Language Interpreter NYC - Lydia Callis.


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    There are many students heading into the fall semester at colleges and universities across the country who remain uncertain about their career path. Planning for the future can be overwhelming, but take it from me: entering a profession that you love is a truly rewarding experience. If you have ever thought about pursuing a job […]

    The post So You Want to be an ASL Interpreter appeared first on Official website of Sign Language Interpreter NYC - Lydia Callis.


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    Since the beginning of time, in all civilizations, it has been necessary for people who are deaf to take an active role as self-advocates. For this historically marginalized group, fighting for their rights (and the rights of others) has always been a matter of survival. There are times when the only person who can really […]

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    One of the more interesting aspects of being an ASL interpreter is having the opportunity to work in a wide variety of settings with a diverse array of individuals. As an independent contractor or employee, ASL interpreters are assigned the responsibility to faithfully represent both deaf and hearing consumers in communication. But, beyond that, when […]