WASLI Call for Proposals 2019

  Dear WASLI Friends, Colleagues, and Supporters WASLI invites you to submit proposal for 2019 Paris.  We look forward to an exciting conference and thank you for your contribution supporting WASLI and the profession of Sign Language Interpreting world wide. CALL For Proposal Paris 2019.pdf     … Read More »

Protactile Principles- Theory and Practice

Protactile Principles by aj granda & Jelica Nuccio Abstract This document outlines core principles of protactile communication. It also provides some background about how these principles were developed and how they are intended to be used as an educational resource. Videos and text descriptions are provided to illustrate proper application of the … Read More »

WASLI Oceania Conference Keynote Speakers

The WASLI Oceania Conference are very excited to announce our two keynote speakers, special accommodation rates for conference guests and further registration information. 🏝 It is our pleasure to announce that our two keynote speakers for our August conference are:                                                                 Debra Russell and Nigel Howard. We are honoured to have our WASLI president, Debra, presenting about collaboration and communication as the cornerstone to … Read More »

WFD AND WASLI STATEMENT ON USE OF SIGNING AVATARS

WFD AND WASLI STATEMENT ON USE OF SIGNING AVATARS WFD and WASLI Statement on Use of Signing Avatars from World Federation of the Deaf on Vimeo. WFD and WASLI have jointly developed a statement to express our concern about the way in which decisions on where and when to use signing avatars as a form of access to spoken or written content is being managed by public authorities. As signed languages are fully-fledged languages with their own complex structures that are distinct from spoken … Read More »

WASLI Newsletter no 5 2017

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WFD-WASLI Message of Collaboration

 Message of Collaboration Alanne and Russell Kaisa: I am Kaisa Alanne, World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) Board Member, and you are?   Debra: I am Debra Russell, President of the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI).   Kaisa: So WFD and WASLI have a strong partnership and a formal collaboration agreement – why is that needed?   Debra: The agreement is important as it shows that interpreters respect the Deaf community and the Deaf … Read More »