These are the professional standards of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. If you want to learn more about these standards, go to this site: http://www.rid.org/UserFiles/File/NAD_RID_ETHICS.pdf
We follow the standards of the federal healthcare privacy (HIPAA) rules in all of our work. If you want to know more about HIPAA, go to this link:
Free sign language resources and extracurricular materials for language enthusiasts, ASL students and learners, instructors and teachers, interpreters, homeschoolers, parents and professionals who are interested in learning how to sign language online and/or beyond classes for practice or self-study. http://www.handspeak.com/
Signing Savvy is a sign language dictionary containing several thousand high resolution videos of American Sign Language (ASL) signs, fingerspelled words, and other common signs used within the United States and Canada. http://www.signingsavvy.com/
The Americans with Disability Act requires accommodations for people with impairments including hearing difficulties. Details of ADA requirements can be found at : http://nad.org/issues/civil-rights/ada/public-accommodations.
You may find the information at http://www.3bridgesaustin.com/ada-facts.html to be in a more readable format.
These links may be of interest to interpreters, clients, the deaf community and the general public.
University of Alaska, Anchorage - American Sign Language courses. http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/languages/language-programs/asl/courses.cfm
Alaska Deaf Council - Promoting and empowering Deaf, Hard of Hearing and DeafBlind consumers in order to achieve the highest quality of life possible in communities of Alaska.
Alaska Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf - Providing professional development for interpreters.
Hope Community Resources - Deaf Navigator Program- The Deaf Navigator program provides a range of resources and services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Alaskans to improve long-term employment and housing options.