Deaf Interpreting Research Paper

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2.4 What is Deaf interpreting? In a statement from the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Center (NCIEC) in the United States of America, Deaf interpreters are described as: a specialist who provides interpretation, translation and transliteration work in American Sign Language (ASL) and other visual and tactual communication forms of communication used by individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-blind (NCIEC, 2009: 1). The Registry of Interpreters (RID) in the United States defines Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDI) as those with… extensive knowledge and understanding of deafness, the deaf community, and/or Deaf culture, which combined with excellent communication skills, can bring added expertise into booth (sic)

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