‘The Preservation of Sign Language’ film holds new meaning 100 years later
Around 1912-1913, George W. Veditz, one time president of the National Association of the Deaf of the United States, gave his famous ‘Preservation’ speech about the importance of preserving the language on film. According to Arika Okrent for Mental Floss, Veditz gave this speech at a time when deaf schools were switching to the oral […]Read More...
May 20th, 2015
Posted in Living Language
Optimistic outlook for ASL interpreter job growth
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 11 percent growth in total for all occupations between 2012 and 2022. For the interpreters and translators sector of occupations, however, the projected occupation growth is much greater: 46 percent! In 2012, the number of interpreter and translator occupations was 63,600. This projected number is predicted to be […]Read More...
May 6th, 2015
Posted in ASL At Work