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Interpreting Links

There are a variety of different online resources for the Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, DeafBlind, and general public to learn about community organizations and supportive resources.  Listed below are a few websites that may be helpful.  The list provided is not comprehensive, therefore if there is an area of information you are looking for and do not find, please feel free to contact us.

Working with a Sign Language Interpreter: The Do’s and Don’ts

Medical Interpreting Service in BC

Medical Interpreting Services (MIS)

Interpreting Associations

Westcoast Association of Visual Language Interpreters (WAVLI)

Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada (AVLIC)


Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID) – in United States
World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI)

Continuing Education/Professional Development

Vancouver Community College ASL & Deaf Culture Studies
Douglas College Program of Sign Language Interpretation

Publications & Resource Links
Australasian Psychiatry
Deaf Wellness Centre – University of Rochester

Ensuring Your Workplace, Service or Event is Accessible to Deaf Individuals – by WAVLI
Interpreting in Healthcare Settings
Interpreting in Therapy – Getting Out of the Way

Street Leverage

Understanding the Requirements of Sign Language Interpreting
Unique Considerations for the Deaf Needing Mental Health Care

WBP Publications

Psychotherapy with Deaf Clients
Psychotherapy with Deaf Clients – Appendix I