Interpreting is the facilitation of communication by a skilled professional between hearing persons and deaf and hard of hearing persons.
Whether you want to know more about interpreting, how to become an interpreter, or whether you are already working as an interpreter, this section has information for you. Topics include:
Gallaudet has created a series of six publications for school administrators, educators, educational interpreters, students, and parents to support language access for deaf and hard of hearing children in general education settings. All five are available in English; the parent and student guides are also available in Spanish and Chinese.
Professional Guidelines for Interpreting in Educational Settings to support local and state education agencies, educational interpreters, parents and other essential stakeholders in establishing and implementing best practices in educational interpreting.
Deaf Services at the Texas Education Agency (TEA) provides Interpreter Certification Guidance, explaining:
The Registry for Interpreters of the Deaf, Inc. outlines standard practices for Professional Sign Language Interpreting