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Interpreting for Deaf People with Atypical Cognition Workshop

In collaboration of
Student Interpreting Association

Presented by
Joshua Pennise, CI/CT, NIC Advanced

 Saturday, April 30, 2016
9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
with 1-hour lunch on your own 

Atypical Cognition Workshop flyer smThis workshop teaches participants how to work with Deaf people with intellectual disabilities and other types of atypical cognition. Theoretical underpinnings are discussed briefly, with a majority of time being spent on hands-on activities with authentic source materials. Various interpreting techniques and ethical considerations are discussed in large and small group settings. Appropriate for any practicing and working interpreters interested in learning how to work with Deaf people with atypical cognition.

National Technical Institute for the Deaf
52 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY  14623

Questions or accommodation requests must be made by April 20, 2016. Please contact Matt Salerno.


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GVRRID is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This workshop is offered for 0.55 PS CEUs at the some content knowledge level related to working interpreters and students of interpreting.

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