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Frequently asked questions

What are some of the qualities or skills needed to become an interpreter?

It is necessary to have a strong command of both ASL and English in order to work effectively between them. In addition an Interpreter should have:

  • A non-judgmental attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • Diplomacy
  • Objectivity
  • Self-discipline
  • Strong auditory and visual skills
  • Good memory