Toward a Practice of Trust Increasing trust between Deaf consumers and ASL-English interpreters practitioners

Toward a Practice of Trust: Increasing trust between Deaf consumers and ASL-English interpreters/practitioners.

REGISTER NOW Workshop – Certified $48.00 or Pre-certified $38.00!

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Beyond the Cover: Judging Their Story – Register below!

Presented by Brent Tracy Saturday, June 26, 2021 ~ 10 AM to 2 PM .4 PPO CEUs! NOTE: Upon registration AND payment – Zoom link will be sent. We’ve all heard the saying, “don’t judge a book by its cover.” That is easier said than done. Everyday our behaviors and decisions are influenced by our […]

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What’s Age Got To Do With It?

The workshop registration has been closed. Thank you for previewing our workshop details! Presented in ASL: 10AM – 1PM, .3 PPO CEUs for $40 for Certified Interpreters and $30 for Students. Please fill out the form below to receive email confirmation you have been registered, space is limited – don’t miss this opportunity and link will […]

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Voice Interpreting in a Virtual Setting

SOLD OUT Presenter: Candas I. Barnes, NIC Advanced and CI/CT, Ph.D. Candidate 2021 Update as of December 14, 2020 – This workshop has met its cap of 30 participants. Any interested parties can email their names, address, phone number and RID member number to Professional Development at development@deafaccess.com to be placed on wait list for […]

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What’s the Sign? The STEM Edition!

October 31, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM Location: Virtual – Zoom platform and link will be provided upon registration and payment. Workshop content: Spatial thinking skills are highly predictive of success in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics as it is in the interpreting field. ASL uses visual-spatial language features to represent […]

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Whole Interpreter: The Holistic Approach

Whole Interpreter: The Holistic Approach

Presented by Jason Winters 9am – 1pm ~ March 21, 2020 Double Tree Hilton Hotel 8727 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 Overview of the workshop: Self-care is an often overlooked, important part of an interpreter’s daily regime. If we are whole and complete, we can be present and deliver our service in the most […]

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Stretchercises with Moira Sweeney, NIC

Stretchercises with Moira Sweeney, NIC

 “Stretchercises” workshop is an opportunity for fellow interpreters to stretch and relax their working muscles outside of a yoga studio.  The intent of the workshop is to teach interpreters to use their muscles, mind and breath in a safer, more productive manner.  In a four-hour workshop, interpreters will learn simple exercises that safely relax and […]

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ACK! How Do I Do This?

ACK! How Do I Do This?

Interactive workshop covering nuances involved for interpreters working with Domestic violence and Sexual Assault. The first part of the workshop will focus upon an understanding of past and current paradigms involving domestic/sexual assault, confidentiality boundaries, collaborative work with teams including law enforcement/judicial system, and call for CDI. Second half will focus on case studies and […]

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Workshop – CDIs: The When’s, Why’s, and How’s.

CDIs: The When’s, Why’s, and How’s Presented by Bradley Christlieb The interpreting field has seen a significant rise in the need for Deaf/hearing interpreting teams to provide full access to communication. Advocating for a Deaf/hearing team can be challenging when requestors are unfamiliar with the benefits. This workshop introduces strategies on explaining the benefits of […]

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Announcing the Skills Enhancement Program!

DAS has developed a reputation of excellence in our community and we constantly look for ways to improve the quality of services as well as give back to the Interpreting and Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing communities. We now proudly announce a program, currently in its first version, to grow and develop more certified and qualified professionals, supporting interpreters’ […]

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Workshop: Ready, Set, Prep! with Hilary Mayhew

READY, SET, PREP! Presented by Hilary Mayhew Effective approaches abound for interpreting assignment preparation. What new approaches can we add to create more access, while making our work more effective and enjoyable? In this interactive workshop, participants will learn, share, and practice various tools of the proactive interpreter. We will explore why and how to […]

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Hartford hosts NAD 2018 Conference

Connecticut was the site of the National Association for the Deaf (NAD) conference last week, and DAS was there to participate and support. Hartford is famous for Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and the American School for the Deaf, one of most famous landmarks in Hartford is the Alice Cogswell Statue located nearby the Conference […]

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