Why Deaf interpreters are a crucial tool during the pandemic
Alison Stine writes:
More people than ever are being exposed to sign language through Covid press briefings as interpreters work to pass on vital information
She goes on to say in a Guardian article:
All the interpreters interviewed for this story spoke to the struggle of getting sign language to be respected by the hearing population – a struggle I remember from my own studies, when I fought with my hearing professors who said ASL was not a “real” language, and would not count for my degree.
Read the full article here.