What brings you here?
It’s a simple question that gets asked in doctor’s offices across the country, allowing patients to share the story of their malady or concern. It’s also a question that we want to help you get answered at this site. What brings you here today? We hope it is that you are looking for a forum to get resources related to interpreting in healthcare settings and take part in professional development and dialogue.
In this vein, we have created a series: What Brings You Here Today?
It contains a variety of Deaf people answering that question as if they were in a doctor’s office. It’s a great chance for you to see how some Deaf people talk about these types of issues. We hope, just like it does in a doctor’s appointment, it is only the beginning to the process.
You will be able to see ASL responses on a variety of ailments and from a variety of generations. To begin with, we are featuring three generations of the Beldon family.