How Do Deaf Children Develop Sign Language?
What are the milestones in sign language acquisition? Kate Rowley will elaborate on this during her webinar, also explaining the impact of late access to language on deaf children, with parallels to cases of delayed language in hearing children.
Autism and Deafness
We’re delighted to welcome presenters from the Leeds and York Partnership NHS. You’ll learn about autism assessments, the (DIADS) project and how interpreters can work with clinicians during the diagnostic process.
Webinar: Legal Interpreting - what's the worst that could happen?
'What if I make a mistake in court/the police station? What if I don’t understand the deaf person? What if …?' Byron looks at some of the language and translation issues that commonly arise in these settings and a variety of coping strategies.
Vicarious Trauma - Avoid Reliving Your Client's Experience
When working with clients suffering trauma, we can feel an emotional residue, stress, weariness and lose our zest for life. Why does it happen? As empathetic professionals, how do we protect ourselves from vicarious trauma, or minimise its effects?
Interpreting on the Ward
Vicky discusses working with Deaf professionals in a medical setting along with its specific challenges, interpreting for Deaf patients on a ward and interpreting during a birth.
Advancing the Work of Personal Reflection: Looking After Your Limbic System
Dr McIntosh continues her series of webinars by addressing our body’s reaction to stress. How can our limbic system help us take care of ourselves at work? What is compassion fatigue and how do we address it?