Why is right sign language interpreting important?

Here is a link on the interview in Filipino langauge of Luchi Cruz-Valdes to Dr. Liza Martinez of Philippine Deaf Resource Center and Rowena Rivera, Deaf Officer of Support and Empower Abused Deaf Children (SEADC) about the importance of right sign language interpreting. This is in connection with the interpreting fiasco during the funeral of South African Leader Nelson Mandela.

http://n5e.interaksyon.com/videos/502436652A91422/reaksyon-bakit-mahalaga-ang-tamang-sign-language

 

 

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Sign language error in Tagalog

To all my Filipino friends who were asking about the sign language interpreter‘s fiasco in Nelson Mandela‘s memorial service, here is a a video link to a very clear explanation in Tagalog language from my interpreter idol Ms. Liza S. Presnillo, resident interpreter of TV5. 🙂

http://n5e.interaksyon.com/videos/44C28319C50B463/interpreter-sa-burol-ni-mandela-sinapian-kaya-nagkamali-mali

Typhoon Yolanda Deaf Victims

Here is a sad clip about deaf victims of the recent Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) which devastated my country a month ago. 😦

Video Credit from Philippine Federation of Deaf Youth Sector

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