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Interpreting with Deaf-Blind People - Information for the Deaf-Blind Consumer

by DB-LINK on May 1, 2010
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The articles in this section may be useful for deaf-blind consumers when selecting or working with interpreters, or making the necessary accommodations to the setting.

2008-0045

TIPS FOR DEAF-BLIND CONSUMERS WORKING WITH INTERPRETERS, Reis, Rossana. 2007. 

This article gives a list of suggested tips for deaf-blind individuals when working with interpreters. It recommends screening interpreters and advocating for communication and logistic needs. Publisher's web site: http://www.aadb.org/ THE DEAF-BLIND AMERICAN, April-June 2007, vol. 46, #2, pp. 12-14

1999-0606

TIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH USHER SYNDROME: Information Sheet, Baumgarner, Juli.Education Consultant, Pennsylvania Deafblind Project, no date, 1. 

This one-page information sheet lists accommodations and adaptations that can be made in a classroom for students with Usher syndrome. Includes suggestions for lighting, seating, classroom environment, materials, sign language techniques, orientation and mobility, and self-advocacy. Available at: http://www.unr.edu/ndsip/tipsheets/usher.pdf 

2014-0222

TIPS ON MINIMIZING FATIGUE OR PAIN DURING TACTILE COMMUNICATION/ Damato, Nadia. 2014, 1. The author of this article is a tactile ASL user. She provides tips to minimize pain for DeafBlind people during Tactile ASL (TASL). Tips on receiving tactile communication as well as tips on providing tactile communication are listed.  RID VIEWS, vol. 31, #1, Winter 2014, p. 36


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