Natalie Williamson

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Stepping Out of the Shadows of Invisibility: Toward a Deeper Conceptualization of the Role of Sign Language Interpreters

<i>Anna Witter Merithew examines how interpreters tend to approach role conception, definition and implementation from an interpreter-centric</i> …

Sign Language Interpreters and the Quest for Language Competence

<i>Developing fluency in ASL is a lifelong process. Marlene Elliot encourages sign language interpreters to remain observant, embrace linguistic</i> …

Retelling the story of the sign language interpreter.

Equipping interpreters with resources that educate, inspire, and make sign language interpreting better for everyone.<p>Stay Current<p>Want to be among the …

Identity Presentation: How Sign Language Interpreters Do It With Integrity

<i>As sign language interpreters, how can we present ourselves to those around us with integrity? Explore the origins of identity and how our identities</i> …

Treachery: Why Sign Language Interpreters Don’t Correct Each Other’s Work

<i>Many sign language interpreters follow an “unwritten rule” that prevents us from intervening when a colleague’s interpretation is insufficient. Our</i> …

Sign Language Interpreters and the Quest for Cultural Competence

<i>Cultural competence is a never-ending journey, especially for those interpreters who are learning about a new culture later in life. Marlene Elliott</i> …

5 Surefire Steps to Overcoming Skill Plateau For Sign Language Interpreters

<i>Experienced interpreters may often find themselves struggling for continuous improvement in their product. Diane Lynch references strategies and</i> …

#Doable: How Sign Language Interpreters Restore Relationships With The Deaf Community

<i>Sign language interpreters have an obligation to improve our profession while empowering the Deaf community in which we work. What #doable actions</i> …

The Five Step Path to Resiliency for Sign Language Interpreters

<i>How can sign language interpreters recognize our differences yet move toward positive change in our field? Stephanie Criner highlights the importance</i> …

Sign Language Interpreters and the Future of Ethical Practice

<i>At the forefront of quality interpreting is a strong ethical practice. Matthew O’Hara reviews the evolution of the RID CPC and relates how</i> …

What Can Groupies Teach Sign Language Interpreters About Social Networking?

<i>In a dynamic field it can be hard to keep pace and have deeper engagement in current interpreting issues. In this article, Wing Butler draws</i> …

Social Justice: A New Model of Practice for Sign Language Interpreters?

<i>Dave Coyne explores how sign language interpreters, acting on the basis of social justice work, can better align themselves with the Deaf Community</i> …

Authenticity: The Impact of a Sign Language Interpreter’s Choices

<i>Stephanie Feyne explores how the choices made by sign language interpreters affects the perception of Deaf people and how interpreters can present a</i> …

5 Easy Career Enhancers for Sign Language Interpreters

<i>What makes up a successful career as a sign language Interpreter? Brandon Arthur offers 5 simple steps that will add an important level of polish to</i> …

Mentorship: Sign Language Interpreters Embrace Your Elders

<i>Pairing newer interpreters with seasoned mentors – selected based on wisdom, rather than credentials – encourages mutual learning and true growth in</i> …

Sign Language Interpreters: Team Interpreting and its Ethical Consequences

<i>Accepting team assignments with sign language interpreters who continually violate the CPC is tantamount to approving and participating in ethical</i> …

Vulnerability: A Collaboration Killer for Sign Language Interpreters

<i>When embracing our role as teammates in the larger sense of the word, sign language interpreters create more successful and positive interactions as</i> …

Allies: Sign Language Interpreters and a Bigger Picture View

<i>Are sign language interpreters unconsciously holding back Deaf professionals’ careers? In her article, Holly Thomas-Mowery emphasizes the need to</i> …

Sign Language Interpreters: Embody the Change You Want to See

<i>Brandon Arthur reviews and reflects on StreetLeverage Live: Atlanta with a focus on reframing the most basic question: what does it mean to be a sign</i> …