Rob is well known for his specialist work interpreting for children and adolescents in both inpatient and community mental health settings. During this webinar Rob shares his insights into working in this domain – one which brings unique rewards and challenges to sign language interpreters.
Rob moved to the US in 1979 thinking that sign language was the same the world over. Rob has been interpreting for 20 years now in the US, NZ and UK and qualified here in the UK in 2008.
Rob also trained as a TEFL teacher and lived in Asia for 15 years. Rob is a keen ping pong player – currently the St John’s Deaf Community Club men’s doubles crown holder. Rob’s focus for most of his career has been interpreting in mental health settings.