St. Catherine University offered the first interpreter training program with an emphasis on preparing interpreters to work in medical settings. We are proud to be a leader in healthcare interpreting. Our legacy includes the Body Language modules, designed to help interpreters build their skills at effectively describing anatomy in American Sign Language, the Healthcare Interpreting Career Lattice, and other resources for interpreting in medical settings
The primary goal of the Center for the Study of Communication and Deaf people (CSCD) is to provide information to professionals in Deaf Education, other related professions, and families with Deaf children in order to support enhanced opportunities and outcomes for all members of the Deaf World.
Gallaudet University, federally chartered in 1864, is a bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution of higher education that ensures the intellectual and professional advancement of deaf and hard of hearing individuals through American Sign Language and English. Gallaudet maintains a proud tradition of research and scholarly activity and prepares its graduates for career opportunities in a highly competitive, technological, and rapidly changing world.
A national model, NCOD is home to a variety of federal grants that provide outreach and training to educational institutions throughout the country. Housed at NCOD, the PEPNet Resource Center (PRC) is one of the largest libraries and clearing-houses dedicated to deaf and hard of hearing issues in the world. Its online catalog includes 3,500 books, 1,700 videotapes and 58 periodicals in addition to wide variety of dissertations, scholarly publications and other resources. The PRC dissemination center has distributed over 8,834 products since October 2002.
World’s first and largest technological college for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. One of nine colleges of Rochester Institute of Technology, a privately endowed, coeducational university that is student-centered and career-focused
DeBee Communications’ mission is to provide high quality multimedia in today’s ever-changing, high technology world. Our emphasis is in the areas of video, film, captioning/subtitles, photography, multimedia and educational technology consulting services.
Digiterp Communications seeks to incorporate current research in interpreting and to design resources which allow for the practical application of these new understandings. Digiterp follows the philosophy of not allowing the perfect to get in the way of the good. That is, the resources created are not perfect, polished models, but are primarily attempts at capturing the way language is used in real life, with all its mistakes and imperfections.
Since 1980, GUPress has had the mission of publishing books and other works on all topics relating to deaf and hard of hearing people, including their culture, their native American Sign Language, and the Deaf community.
An interpreting training resource, this publishing company supplies books, CDs, and DVDs. H&H publishing has been producing quality educational materials for interpreters and interpreter educators since 1992.
Sign Media, Inc. is the publisher of Master ASL!, the only American Sign Language curriculum designed to meet national and state standards for foreign language learning. Sign Media's first set of videotapes, designed to accompany "The Green Books", created new standards of excellence in Sign Language materials