ASL Alumnus Spotlight: Harrison Jones, Part 1: Then
ASL Interpreting alumnus Harrison Jones found William Woods University through his sister — who fell in love with ASL after taking a few courses for a diversity requirement. Jones started as a legal studies major with an interpreting minor, in hopes to work as a lawyer who specialized in working with the Deaf, but quickly reversed […]Read More...
January 27th, 2016
Posted in ASL At Work, Leaders
Sign language around the world
Bachelors in American Sign Language interpretation students at William Woods University have so many opportunities to explore the global implications of sign languages around the world — from ASL 120 Deaf Culture, where students compare and contrast Deaf culture in America with other perspectives, to Interpretation courses. In the above Attitude Live video, New Zealand Sign […]Read More...
January 20th, 2016
Posted in ASL Books & Resources, Linguistics
How Social Work aids ASL Interpreters, and vice versa
The combination of study in both social work and ASL, whether it’s a bachelors in Interpretation Studies or a Bachelor of Arts in American Sign Language Studies, brings substantial benefits that go two ways. Both American Sign Language Interpreters can use social work skills in their interpreting, and licensed social workers can use American Sign […]Read More...
January 13th, 2016
Posted in ASL At Work