A consumer awareness, rights, and responsibilities series for students, teachers, interpreters, and parents of deaf children.
Produced in actual classroom settings, this award-winning series offers a practical and comprehensive approach to important aspects of educational interpreting, emphasizing information and strategies that are necessary to provide deaf and hard of hearing individuals with optimal communication access to education. Issues raised in the videos are reviewed in greater detail in the companion booklet. A companion website provides additional materials and resources related to this series.
The valuable information in this series underscores the need for hiring trained and qualified interpreters. The goal is to increase public awareness aimed at making education in school settings more accessible to learners who are deaf or hard of hearing.
This series includes: eight captioned programs on two DVDs; comprehensive companion booklet; updated website for additional resources.
[(2005) 234 pages; soft cover; coil bound; 2 DVDs]
- Educational Interpreters: An Introduction
Discusses the roles, responsibilities, qualifications, and professional ethics of educational interpreters.
- Working with Educational Interpreters: Teacher's Guide
Features strategies and resources for teachers and other school personnel in grades K-12 to facilitate full inclusion of students.
- Employing Educational Interpreters
Includes aspects of hiring, managing, and scheduling educational interpreters.
- Evaluating Educational Interpreting Services
Contains guidelines, practical strategies, and resources for evaluating educational interpreting services.
- Students Working with Educational Interpreters, Parts I & II
Provides strategies for students to use educational interpreting services effectively.
- Educational Interpreters: Advocacy Information
Addresses important issues for parents regarding their children's rights to an interpreted education.
- Requesting/Using Interpreting Services
Includes strategies on how to request and work with interpreters in community and college settings.