The Emerging Professionals

Eileen Forestal

in Sign Language Interpreting and Interpreter Education

Published in print May 2005 | ISBN: 9780195176940
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199869978 | DOI:

Series: Perspectives on Deafness

The Emerging Professionals

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This chapter focuses on the growing involvement of deaf people in interpreting. It discusses the teaching-learning of deaf interpreters and deaf interpreters in practice. It presents a qualitative study of deaf interpreters. The chapter shows a demand for more information and studies about deaf interpreters currently working in the field, and for the development of a curriculum to establish a good foundation for comprehensive skills development for deaf interpreters.

Keywords: sign language interpreters; deaf interpreters; deaf people; skills development

Chapter.  10495 words. 

Subjects: Developmental Psychology

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