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Signed and Spoken Language Settings: a Multilingual Collaboration

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Presented By: Val Sturm and Elena Patton
Date: Friday, March 23, 2018
Time: 1pm-3pm MST/3pm-5pm EST
RID CEUs: 0.2 PS

Workshop Description:

Val Sturm, a certified Sign Language interpreter, and Elena Patton, a certified Spanish medical interpreter, will co­-present on the linguistic and cultural challenges of interpreted settings that include both deaf signers and foreign language speakers.

Educational Objectives:

At the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe 5 linguistic challenges in a multilingual setting as analyzed from a Demand­/Control Schema perspective.
  • Identify 5 cultural demands that arise in a multicultural setting.
  • Analyze sample interactions.


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