An Education Standard Could Mandate Sign Language Interpreters in Schools
September 11, 2019 Greg Thomson
In our last article, we outlined how a shortage of professional Sign language interpreters creates problems for students who Sign. Here, we consider why an education standard should mandate more Sign language interpreters in schools. We also explore what some of these mandates might be.
More Sign Language Interpreters in Schools
Other Communication Supports
Some schools may try to make up for the lack of professional interpretation by encouraging students to use other communication supports. However, similar barriers exist for other communication supports that students might use. For example, real-time [...]