Kaleidoscope Within the Asian Deaf Community
Recorded On: 04/17/2020
This webinar is 0.1 CEUs in the category of Professional Studies (PS) PPO and is presented at the Little/None Knowledge level.
This session is an introduction to the diversity within the Asian Deaf communities. Asia is one of the largest continents divided by several regions with each bringing forth its own myriad of cultures and traditions. What is it like to be an Asian Deaf American? How can we as sign language interpreters learn how to navigate through this space within the Deaf community?
Target Audience: Deaf and ASL Interpreters
RID is providing this workshop as an opportunity for safe, respectful learning and will not permit harassment, discrimination or horizontal violence based on another's comments, questions, schema, race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected class.
Participants will become familiar with each sub-region of Asia.
Participants will become familiar with some of the common intersections between Asian and Deaf identity.
Participants will gain better understanding of how to work with individuals from Asian background.
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Jerrin George is a Deaf Interpreter born and raised in Long Island, New York and is working as a freelance interpreter within the Greater Los Angeles area. Jerrin serves as Deaf Member at Large with Southern California Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. He volunteers his time with several Deaf non-profit organizations and is passionate about being an agent of change through his work.