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Role-Space and Interpreting with Deaf People who use Atypical Language

This pre-recorded webinar, presented by Robert Lee, introduces the concept of Role-Space and describes how it can be applied to working with a wide variety of language variation. The webinar is divided into three parts:

Part 1: Background and Fundamental Principles

Part 2: The Role-Space Axes

Part 3: Applications

CEUs: .1 (Content Area: Professional Studies; Knowledge Level: Little/None)

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Conversation Series: Interpreters on interpreting with people who use atypical language

This pre-recorded webinar includes a panel discussion on terminology, labels, use of the word “atypical” and other topics relating to interpreting with individuals who use atypical language. The webinar also serves as an introduction to a set of six new videos called Conversation Series where teams of interpreters discuss their work in this specialty area.

CEUs: .2 (Content Area: Professional Studies; Knowledge Level: Some)

RSA Interpreter Education Project Spotlight Series: CALI Resources for Teaching and Learning

This pre-recorded webinar is the first in the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Interpreter Education Project Spotlight Series. It highlights resources that were developed to address the growing demand for interpreters with specialized skills to serve Deaf and DeafBlind persons with atypical language. The presentation begins with a description of the developmental work conducted to provide a foundation for the creation of the Program of Study and other resources. The focus then shifts to describing and demonstrating the many resources available to interpreting educators and practitioners including Unfolding Scenarios, Self-Directed Online Learning Modules, an Annotated Bibliography, and more!

CEUs: .1 (Content Area: Professional Studies; Knowledge Level: Some)

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Creating a Community of Practice through CALI’s Self-Paced Modules

This pre-recorded webinar is designed to provide instructions on how to create a Community of Practice (CoP) using CALI’s Self-Directed Online Learning Modules. Participation in a CoP provides a variety of benefits including enhancing decision-making, fostering a habit of reflective practice, and creating collective resources. You are also eligible to earn more CEUs through a CoP than you would if you complete each module on your own. This webinar will explain how to get started.

CEUs: .04 (Content Area: Professional Studies; Knowledge Level: Some)

CALI Unfolding Scenarios: Improving Decision-Making of Interpreter Practitioners

This pre-recorded presentation focuses on CALI’s Unfolding Scenarios, a versatile resource designed to help interpreters and students practice the application of critical thinking and ethical reasoning. Unfolding Scenarios includes 12 video scenarios, a Curriculum Guide, and a Learner Handbook. This webinar provides an introduction to this valuable resource and describes the various ways in which it can be used.

CEUs: .15 (Content Area: Professional Studies; Knowledge Level: Some)

CALI Language Analysis Team Procedure and Findings

This pre-recorded presentation describes the work of a five-member Language Analysis Team that analyzed samples of atypical ASL from various populations of signers and determined indicants and descriptors of atypical language.

CEUs: .05 (Content Area: Professional Studies; Knowledge Level: Some)