Audrey is a Christ follower and loves to use her voice to lead worship in the church setting and to connect with others through meaningful conversation. She has a creative mind and is often able to look at life with a fresh perspective. Audrey promotes joy and excellence in everyday life. As an understanding individual, she relates to others easily. She is a team player and she desires to help others in any way she can. For more information about Audrey, feel free to send her an e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional Interpreter Goals
As I seek to be a life-long learner, I aim to continue to read books and take courses and attend workshops to continue to broaden my spectrum and knowledge-base.
While Interpreting, it is of utmost importance to adhere to the ethical practices as defined by RID and to make clients feel valued. A great attitude should accompany every assignment. Clients' preferences should always be considered above the preferences of the interpreter's to ensure that the interpreter is not taking over and stepping outside their boundaries.
Reflection of Experiences
When I started learning, although I knew little to nothing about ASL and Deaf people, because of my experiences at Gardner-Webb University and my interactions with Deaf, I have a wide range of ASL vocabulary and a general knowledge base of Deaf culture. I am excited when I reflect on all the growth that has occurred for me as a signer and as a more confident individual as an interpreter for the Deaf.