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Signed Language Interpreting in the 21st Century: An Overview of the Profession.


Signed Language Interpreting in the 21st Century: An Overview of the Profession

Edited by Len Roberson and Sherry Shaw

Gallaudet University Press


231 pages




This volume brings together 10 essays by interpreter education and other researchers from North America, who review how signed language interpreters become qualified to serve in various settings, recent research on the topic, current trends, and interpreter working conditions, ethics, boundaries, and competencies. After an overview of interpreting, chapters address the historical foundations of interpreting, promoting the use of normative ethics in community interpreting, interpreting aptitude and admission testing, interpreting for people who are DeafBlind, credentialing and regulation, international perspectives, and interpreting in healthcare settings, vocational rehabilitation contexts, and legal contexts. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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