So you need a
Sign Language Communication Expert ?
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.
National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Comprehensive Skills Certification - January 1977
Specialist Certification Legal - April 1986
National Interpreter Certification - July 2008
Judicial Council I.D.# 400019
Disaster Response Certified
Master Legal Specialist: California Coalition of Agencies Serving the Deaf and Hard & Hard of Hearing - March 1977
Team interpreting available upon request.
College ASL Instructor
Interpreter Trainer Professor
Higher Education College Interpreter
College Disabled Students Center Director
Video Remote Interpreter
Video Relay Interpreter: Call Center
Medical Emergency Response Interpreter
Primary Court & Legal Specialist Interpreter
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.