American Sign Language

These Interpreters Are Bringing a Radical Approach to Language Access

Addressing power dynamics, decentering English and working to level the playing field for non-English speakers are crucial aspects of their approach.

Obama Responds to Deaf Student in Sign Language

Stephon, a 26-year-old Prince George’s Community College student signed to President Obama “I am proud of you.” The president, almost involuntary, instinctively, immediately signed back with a thank you.