Separate is Not Equal | Deaf Performers Were Not Included At The Halftime Show
Same thing I’ve been complaining about for 15 years! To quote deaf blogger Amanda Tuite: …￼the entire programming of the Super Bowl left a bad taste in my mouth. As a deaf person, I always anticipated seeing the national anthem and “America the Beautiful” performed by professional deaf entertainers who use American Sign Language. This…
Earned my Court Interpreter Certificate!
Certification is important to me because it requires me to improve my skills so I can give better service to consumers. I just found out I earned the Texas Board for Evaluation of Interpreters Court Interpreter Certificate (BEI CIC)! This is a very stringent test of ASL/English interpreting skill in legal / judicial / law…
Had the pleasure of interpreting for CJ Jones’ one-man show
Looking back at interpreting for black Deaf actor and comedian CJ Jones‘ one-man show 2014, it amazed and delighted me when I saw him in Baby Driver in 2017. What a thrill to see his success!
Reblog: interpreter’s viral moment misses the point (opinion) – CNN
Lilit Marcus, who is a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), whose first language was American Sign Language, calls out hearing folks who are sharing the now-viral video of ASL interpreter Amber Galloway Gallego working at a Twista performance. — Read on www-m.cnn.com/2019/08/23/opinions/asl-interpreter-twista-video-deaf-culture-marcus/index.html I love this article. it reminds me of what I want to say…
Here are some of my resolutions and plans for 2019: This evening I started teaching my beginning course of American Sign Language, ASL I or SLG101 as they call it at Paradise Valley Community College. After teaching at the Maricopa Community Colleges during the day for the past five-and-a-half years, I am finally teaching an…