Training Announcements


For your Information (FYI)

Deaf Interpreter Workshop

January 5-7 and 12-14, 2018

This Deaf Interpreter Workshop is a training for target audience – current and aspiring Deaf Interpreters. This hybrid training includes 40 hours of self-paced online training and 48 hours of in-person training in Seattle.

Sponsored by the Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH), this training is provided at no cost for Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Washington State community members currently working as Deaf Interpreters.

During this intensive training, you will learn about:

  • Deaf Interpreters—Past, Present, & Future

  • Ethnic & Cultural Diversity within the Deaf Community

  • Consumer Assessment—Identifying Culture, Language, and Communication Styles

  • Ethical Considerations and Challenges for Deaf Interpreters

  • Interpreting Theory & Practice for Deaf Interpreters

  • Business Practices

  • Deaf/Hearing & Deaf/Deaf Interpreter Teams

Why Deaf Interpreting?

  • Open doors to future employment opportunities through this rewarding experience.

  • Utilize your ASL skills

  • Support our community

This training is appropriate for Deaf Interpreters of all backgrounds who are currently working in the field.

For more information on the workshops, check:

To register for the training, contact Di Cinney at and Rupert Dubler at

Submit access requests to Di Cinney
by December 22, 2017:
(360) 338-3024 VP

Space is limited to 10 participants. You must be able to participate in all components of the training. Four seats will be held for working Deaf Interpreters who are members of marginalized communities (People of Color, LGBT, DeafBlind, and DeafPlus) until December 19, 2017.


Friday, 1/5 and 1/12               Saturday, Sunday  1/6, 7 and 1/12, 14

DeafBlind Service Center       Hearing Speech Deaf Center
1620 18th Ave, #200                1625 19th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122                  Seattle, WA 98122