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Interpreter Workshop: Legal Interpreting 1/10/15 – Austin

AID Legal workshop 2015

Interpreter Workshop: Legal Interpreting 1/10/15 – Austin

Austin Interpreters for the Deaf (AID) is proud to announce a legal workshop from different perspectives this Saturday, 10 January 2015 from 9:00-11:00am at ACC HBC.

Austin Interpreters for the Deaf
presents
Legal Interpreting:

A Panel Discussion

This workshop brings together interpreters from across Austin and the surrounding area to share their experiences.

This panel session will focus on legal and court interpreting. The panelists have been chosen based of their expertise in a specific field and the years of experience interpreting in that field. Practical information will be shared regarding actual ethical dilemmas faced by interpreters in everyday settings. Participants, certified and precertified interpreters, will have an opportunity to engage with panelists, and each other, to work through these real ethical dilemmas.

Panel Members:

* Moderator—Mark Seeger
* Deaf/ Legal/ CDI: Kristin Lund
* Hearing Court Interpreter—Jan Castleberry
* Deaf consumer—Mike Foster vs. Texas State University
* Travis County Judge—Judge Stephen Yelenosky

Target Audience: certified and pre-certified

AID Panel Discussion and General Membership Meeting

Date: January 10, 2015

Panel Discussion
9:00 AM—11:00 AM

AID Membership Meeting
11:15 AM—12 noon

Location

Austin Community College (ACC)
Highland Business Center (HBC)
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, Texas
Room 301.1

CEUs: RID and BEI .2 CEUs pending.

Session Language: Sign language

Cost: Free for AID members

Accommodations

If you have a disability and need a reasonable accommodation, email [email protected]

Save the Date January 25, 2015
AID Winter Interpreter Social
8702 Black Oak Street
Austin, Texas 78729 (Randi Turner’s home)

Future panel discussions and AID membership meeting dates.

April 11, 2015 —Deaf blind interpreter panel (HBC Room 301.1)

June 6, 2015 — K-12 and Deaf individuals with additional disabilities interpreter panel (TBD)

Join AID for only $15, you can use pay Pal and the email address [email protected] or email [email protected]

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