The Medical Interpreting Kaleidoscope

IRID presents

The Medical Interpreting Kaleidoscope:

A Conversation on Perspectives



Corey Axelrod


November 13, 2020

6:00pm to 9:00pm CST

Zoom link will be shared by email after registration


"As interpreters serve as a conduit for communication in healthcare settings, how interpreters respond to experiences may affect performance on the job and, ultimately, patients' clinical experiences."


Educational outcomes

Participants will:

  • recognize common challenges and obstances Deaf individuals encounter in health care settings;
  • anticipate and react appropriately to difficult situations;
  • be mindful of their own triggers and the effect they have on clients/patients, family members, and members of the healthcare team;
  • understand and apply best practices to creative positive communication accessiblity experiences for all stakeholders


The target audiences for this workshop are working interpreters, interpreting students, and other stakeholders. 

This event will be conducted in ASL. 

Any requests for reasonable accomodations should be made to [email protected] by Friday, November 6, 2020.

IRID is providing this workshop as an opportunity for safe, respectful learning and will not tolerate harassment or discrimination towards anyone within our spaces

Cancellation for a full refund must be requested by November 6, 2020

Illinois RID is an RID-approved sponsor for RID continuing education activities. This program is approved for 0.3 CEUs in PROFESSIONAL STUDIES and assumes SOME knowledge of the topic. No partial CEU's provided.