American Sign Language pioneer Robert Panara remembered
The William Woods American Sign Language bachelors program remembers deaf education pioneer Robert Panara for all that he has done in the world of deaf education, literature and American Sign Language interpreting. Panara was a trailblazer in the world of poetry, literature and deaf education. Spinal meningitis left him deaf at age ten. He grew […]Read More...
September 29th, 2014
Posted in Leaders
Deaf Awareness Week celebrated all over the world
The last full week of September is the International Week of the Deaf; its purpose is to bring awareness to deaf issues, people and culture. The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) first celebrated International Day of the Deaf in 1958, and it was later extended to an entire week. The September date is to […]Read More...
September 22nd, 2014
Posted in ASL At Work, Deaf Culture
Credentials that count for American Sign Language (ASL)
While it’s true that demand for qualified ASL-English interpreters remains high and has increased steadily — it’s equally important for students to appreciate the years of persistence and dedication required to become a fully certified, in-demand ASL-English interpreter. The National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers offers new students a great overview of what it takes […]Read More...
September 19th, 2014
Posted in ASL At Work