So you need a 

Sign Language Communication Expert ?

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ASL is my first language.

Deafness is in my DNA.

The Deaf and interpreting community and cultures are my world.
Interpreting professionally since 1973.

Honor roll and Deans list student. 
Earned General Education Associate Arts degree from El Camino College.
Graduated California State University Northridge with a degree in Child development/ Special Education/ Therapeutic Recreation.
UCLA awarded Lifetime Teaching Credentials for ASL.  
Attained all the top level certifications and licenses required to serve the legal, medical and professional communities throughout the USA. Former college professor. 

Author of "The History of American Sign Language."

Mental Health, Orphan Care, Health and Wellness Specialist.

Now available for mentoring and life coaching.
 

 

CERTIFIED & LICENSED

National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Comprehensive Skills Certification - January 1977
Specialist Certification Legal - April 1986
National Interpreter Certification - July 2008

CALIFORNIA

Judicial Council I.D.# 400019
CAL-EMA
Disaster Response Certified

Master Legal Specialist: California Coalition of Agencies Serving the Deaf and Hard & Hard of Hearing - March 1977

STATE LICENSES

Arizona
Arkansas
Connecticut

Idaho

Illinois
Iowa

Kentucky
Michigan
Missouri
New Hampshire
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Utah

Wisconsin

Team interpreting available upon request.

PROFESSIONS

Employment

College ASL Instructor

Interpreter Trainer Professor

Higher Education College Interpreter

College Disabled Students Center Director

Video Remote Interpreter

Video Relay Interpreter: Call Center

Freelance Interpreter

Medical Emergency Response Interpreter

Primary Court & Legal Specialist Interpreter

Volunteer

CASA: Court Appointed Special Advocate for Foster Deaf Youth

Nonprofits for orphan care

Disabled Students Awareness Weeks

Camp & Recreation Leader for disabled 

Expert Consultant on Video Remote Interpreting, Deafness, ASL,

College curriculum and program development for sign language and interpreter training.
Evaluator for RID and other boards

to certify and hire sign language interpreters.

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HIPPA Certified