Understanding Different Deaf Consumer Profiles and Their Expectations from Today's Interpreter
Sam HarrisCentury II
Whether you are a qualified or an aspiring ASL interpreter, you work closely with many different clients who are deaf on the job. What are some of the more common profiles (or types) of clients you see, and how do they affect the job dynamics? You may also have expectations of your clients, but do you know what they expect from YOU? This session will outline the top 10 expectations that clients wish their interpreters knew they had, and on the lighter side, explore the 5 common profiles of deaf individuals that qualified ASL interpreters face on the job daily.