The only thing as thrilling as passing certification is helping others do it.
Have to swear? CHANGE YOUR ATTITUDE. You get to swear.
One day I told my grandpa “I can’t…” he stopped me and said, “nothing is imposssible if you have three tools:
1. Blood in your veins;
2. Breath in your lungs; and,
3. A thought in your head.
Which one are you telling me you’re missing?”
Uncle Dale’s Grandpa
Interpret for four and a half hours alone? If I’m alone, I don’t even want to do something that feels good for over two hours.
A world of Deaf with PhD’s cannot be served by a world of interpreters with high school diplomas.
Shout out to Vanessa Bishop.
Be actively engaged in developing the field of interpreting.
“You’re signing that wrong! because my ASL teacher/a random Deaf person taught me the sign is like this,” should be a slappable offense!