TITLE

EMPOWERING DEAF CONSUMERS THROUGH THE USE OF DEAF AND HEARING INTERPRETER TEAMS

AUTHOR(S)
Cantrell, Tammy S.; Owens, Timothy
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Journal of the American Deafness & Rehabilitation Association (J;2007, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the empowerment of deaf consumers through the use of deaf and hearing interpreter teams. It states that the use of Deaf and hearing interpreter teams provides a more level playing field for deaf consumers. The deaf and hearing interpreter team can maximize on the communication that is possible and necessary in order to have a successful communication experience. According to the author, the use of a team approach may be more cost effective since the actual time in meetings can be reduced.
ACCESSION #
35748530

 

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