DeafBlind Interpreting

DeafBlind Interpreting

An infusion module for Interpreter Education Programs

Welcome to the DeafBlind Interpreting Infusion Module

Welcome to the Introduction to Deaf-Blind Interpreting Module for use in Interpreter Education Classrooms (IEP) classrooms. This module,originally commissioned by the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Center (NCIEC), through the National Interpreter Education Center (NIEC), was developed by Ms. Jane Hecker-Cain.  She has developed this The developed content was primarily from two sources:  Interpreting Strategies for Deaf-Blind Students: an interactive training tool for educational interpreters and The National Curriculum for Training Interpreters Working with People who are Deaf-Blind.  Please see the “Acknowledgements” on the Student Welcome for citation information.   In addition, original video content was produced exclusively for this module.  The NCIEC is indebted to all who contributed to this important content.

The module was reviewed and updated in 2016 by the NIEC team.

This module is designed to be integrated into your learning environment. All the content is available as PDFs which can be downloaded and inserted in your institution’s Learning Management System (LMS) such as Blackboard, Moodle, etc.  We have also provided “doc” versions of the content that you may use to customize according to your needs as long as you follow the copyright language at the bottom of each page. Also, all video content is provided by links which you can copy and paste into your LMS.

We offer this content to you free of charge and encourage you to incorporate it into your curriculum.  We ask that you retain the citation information available on the downloaded documents.

We’re sure you’ll agree this module is a rich resource that fills a long-standing need in interpreter education, i.e,  resources to introduce interpreting students to Deaf-Blind interpreting.

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