Working with Deaf Professionals: Literature Review
Fortunately, Deaf professionals are becoming more and more prevalent. This is naturally increasing the need for interpreters to grow with and be ready to interpret for them. This workshop will follow some of the research through the years on how to work with Deaf professionals, views of Deaf professionals toward interpreters and how interpreters can impact a Deaf professional’s ability to thrive within their given career.
Chanté J. Wilson has been working as an interpreter since 2003. She has had the privilege of working in many interpreting settings including government, community, theatrical and medical though her favorite setting is higher education. She is also the proud founder of Zaboosh. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics and a Master's degree in Instructional Design and Educational Technology. Chanté is passionate about learning and can often be found tinkering with a new type of software, acquiring a new skill or scoping out her next educational endeavor. She also loves spending time with her amazingly supportive family.