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Help new members of your profession.

by ADHDean on July 8, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


Rather than being threatened or annoyed by them, help them along. You won't be in it forever, and they could benefit from your experience. ASL interpreters have had a problem with this for ages; so much so that our national organization has decided to make it a focus in coming years. Personally, it makes all the sense in the world to help newcomers along: the benefit to our clients (the Deaf community) is substantial.

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