Information in ASL on H1N1 Influenza A (Swine Flu)
The National Center for Deaf Health Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center has produced questions and answers on the H1N1 Influenza, commonly referred to as "swine flu." As an interpreter, you can check this information out both to see how to talk about this current public health concern in ASL as well as to get good factual informaiton. Check out their web site.
A new resource for Deaf patient with video descriptions of illnesses and treatments. This site is the result of a wide variety of collaborators. Check it out. DeafMD.org also has information on Swine Flu (H1N1 Influenza A.)
The following resources have been developed through the CATIE Center at the St. Catherine University and their involvement with the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers. While many of these resources are in draft form, we are posting them here to make their preliminary findings accessible.
Bibliography for Medical Interpreting (DRAFT)
Medical Interpreting: A Review of the Literature (DRAFT)
Interpreting in Medical Settings: Synthesis of Effective Practices ~ Focus Group Discussions (DRAFT)
Medical Interpreter Domains and Competencies (A Working Document)
You can now submit resources for inclusion. Additionally, we would greatly appreciate reviews of these resources to share what you have found helpful about them.
The CATIE Center at St. Catherine University is pleased to present this website that is designed to provide a comprehensive guide to resources for ASL-English interpreters working in medical settings. Please help us by suggesting resources and links to be included and join in the discussion about what makes for effective interpreting in medical settings.
Blog:All of the commentary developed from Deaf consumers and interpreters is being complied in a blog so that you can join the dialogue.
Sample Video: See samples of video from DVDs and CD-ROMs produced by St. Catherine University.