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2017-2018 OKC Metro Interpreter Workshop Series - “Deaf Tend, Hearing Tend” When Two Cultures Collide…How to Build a Bridge so They Can Get Over It –

  • OSU/OKC 900 North Portland Avenue Oklahoma City, OK, 73107 United States (map)

Presenters: Holly Palermo and Donna Urban

As interpreters, we are usually the only ones in the room who understand what everyone else is saying. Often times, our Hearing and Deaf clients have very different world views and we feel stuck in the middle. How do we successfully voice or sign the intended message in a way that makes cultural sense to our clients and how do we keep from allowing our own cultural biases from impeding their understanding? Come learn with this unique mother-daughter team as we discover strategies for cultural bridge-building! Presented in sign language