Since 1993, we have been enhancing the quality of American Sign Language – English interpretation for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing.
IC publishes books and DVDs for people working to improve their ASL and/or interpretation skills, and for those who teach these skills to others.
Gentle into the Darkness, by Canadian author and Coda Patricia Conrad, offers a rare “insider” perspective on life between two cultures.
Canadian author Patricia Conrad tells the story of a remarkable deaf woman’s life. Whether you’re involved in the Deaf community, caring for an elderly parent, or simply a daughter who loves her mom, this touching memoir will warm your heart and stir your emotions.
Go beyond ASL fluency with these companion books!
Dr. Marty Taylor includes 85 Key Skills and Possible Errors when interpreting from English to ASL, focusing on the eight major features: fingerspelling, numbers, lexicon, classifiers, space, grammar, interpreting, and composure, appearance and health.
Dr. Marty Taylor’s Interpretation Skills: English to ASL Second Edition and Interpretation Skills: ASL to English are essential for analyzing and elevating your interpreting skills.
Dr. Marty Taylor defines 41 distinct skills categorized into six major features. Comprehension: ASL Lexicon, Comprehension: ASL Discourse, Production: English Lexicon, Production: English Discourse, Delivery: Public Speaking, Composure and Appearance. The interpretation errors that commonly occur when any particular skill is missing are fully described.
Video for use with the book, Interpretation Skills: English to American Sign Language, first and second editions.
155 short clips of segments from all the interpretations are categorized for easier contrastive discussions of skills applicable to the eight Major Features of the companion book.
Complexities in Educational Interpreting: An Investigation into Patterns of Practice unravels the intricacies of educational interpreting across the United States.
The latest research and recommendations regarding educational interpreting services in the USA for school-age students who are deaf and hard of hearing.
101 Activities for Teaching ASL by Angela Petrone Stratiy is a must for the ASL classroom. It’s loaded with handouts that work whether you’re teaching in-person or online.
This resource is designed for ASL students of all ages and ability. Most activities require students to interact with others. Reproducible handouts included.
Where interpreters came from
is the bridge to our future.
Dr. Carolyn Ball tells the story of the important pioneers and significant events that shaped the interpreting profession today. Personal interviews and over 40 historical photos included.
The Pursuit of ASL is a video series by Angela Petrone Stratiy, an eloquent native signer with over 40 years experience teaching ASL and interpreting.
Classifiers are challenging to understand and use well, regardless of one’s experience. Angela Petrone Stratiy, an eloquent native signer, presents 35 short passages chosen to illustrate a wide variety of classifier use.
The Pursuit of ASL is a video series by Angela Petrone Straiy, an eloquent native signer with over 40 years experience teaching ASL and interpreting.
Angela Petrone Stratiy, an eloquent native signer, presents 35 short passages incorporating ASL numbers within a wide variety of contexts. The passages include the use of cardinal and ordinal numbers as well as numbers applied to height, sports, distance, dates, money and more.
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