The deaf community faces a nationwide shortage of American Sign Language interpreters as the demand continues to outweigh the supply. Find out about Northeastern’s ASL program and their initiatives to recruit more interpreters! Read more…
We are proud to announce that the American Sign Language Program at Northeastern University has been awarded a new five-year grant to continue to serve as the National Interpreter Education Center from October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2015.
We look forward to our continuing collaboration with the five federally funded Regional Interpreter Education Centers and with our local, regional, and national partners to increase the size, diversity, and capabilities of the interpreter workforce.As our new website takes shape over the coming months, you will see a growing number of resources for interpreting educators, interpreters, and aspiring practitioners. Please come back often!
National Center in the News
Northeastern’s American Sign Language program has received $4.5 million in federal funding to improve the quality of ASL-English interpreters, interpreter education programs and resources available to deaf and deaf-blind people. Read more…