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American Sign Language & Deaf Studies: Associations

This is a research guide for ASL.

American Sign Language & Interpreting

American Sign Language Teachers Association -- contains certification information, job listings, workshops, and other resources.

Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education --  "The Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education (CCIE) was founded in 2006 to promote professionalism in the field of sign language interpreter education through the process of accreditation. CCIE was established after nearly two decades of collaborative efforts of six stakeholder organizations, the National Alliance of Black Interpreters, Inc., National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, National Association of the Deaf, Conference of Interpreter Trainers, Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada and the American Sign Language Teachers Association. "

Conference of Interpreter Trainers --  Programs, proceedings, a directory of interpreter programs, standards, accreditation, and other resources.

National Association of the Deaf -- established in 1880, this is the nation's "...premier civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America...."

Deaf Culture

National Association of the Deaf --  Issues and resources, news, youth leadership, affiliates, senior services, and more.

National Black Deaf Advocates --  Programs, chapters, resources, and advocacy efforts.

New Jersey Association of the Deaf --  "[A]n advocacy and service organization, is the focal point of all cooperating agencies within the state in promoting the welfare of the Deaf in education measures, in employment, in legislation, and in any other field pertaining to or affecting the Deaf of New Jersey in their pursuit of economic security, social equality, and all their just rights and privileges as citizens."


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