Classroom Interpreting For Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

A Series of Guides for Parents, Professionals, and Students

Five publications have been developed for school administrators, educators, educational interpreters, students, and parents to support language access for deaf and hard of hearing children in general education settings. The publications were developed in collaboration with Dr. Brenda Schick and  Boys Town National Research Hospital and are based on the content of Dr. Schick's Classroom Interpreting website maintained by Boys Town National Research Hospital. If you would like to order print copies of the guides contact us at:

Classroom Interpreting: A Guide for Administrators

A Guide for Administrators (PDF)

This guide provides information for administrators about overseeing an interpreted educational setting.

Classroom Interpreting: A Guide for Interpreters

A Guide for Interpreters (PDF)

This guide for interpreters provides information about the qualifications and roles of educational interpreters.

Classroom Interpreting: A Guide for Parents

A Guide for Parents (PDF)

English      Spanish      Chinese

This guide includes information for parents about accessibility and integration in an interpreted educational setting.

Classroom Interpreting: A Guide for Students

A Guide for Students (PDF)

English      Spanish      Chinese

This guide offers several strategies that can help students learn and make friends in school.

Classroom Interpreting: A Guide for Students

A Guide for Teachers (PDF)

This guide includes suggestions for how the classroom teacher and the interpreter can work together to improve accessibility  and integration.

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