Healthcare Interpreting Immersion Illinois

In this workshop, Teri Hedding and Stephanie Winslow will provide opportunities for participants to engage in hands-on and role-play activities using ASL classifiers for different body systems, everyday questions, and procedures/treatments. Ethics in healthcare interpreting will be addressed and applied throughout.  Healthcare literacy challenges in  the Deaf population will be addressed as well as how it can impact the interpreting process during any medical encounter.

For Deaf and Hearing Interpreters with at least 3 years experiences and some background in medical interpreting.  Space is limited to 25 participants!

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Dates and Times

October 27-30, 2016
Thursday: 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.


University of Illinois-Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois

Registration fee:  $250 per person

For more information on registration contact Teri Hedding at address below.

CEUs: 2.0 CEUs pending

Questions? Contact Teri Hedding at

Your Trainers

Teri Hedding, MA, CDI, is the manager of Sinai Deaf Health at Sinai Health System where she is responsible for day-to-day management of interpreters and healthcare access to serve Deaf and hard of hearing patients. She also provides health education and medical interpreting workshops for the Deaf and interpreting communities. Teri works as a CDI since 2009 and has interpreted in various situations in medical, mental health, government, business, and legal settings.

Stephanie Winslow is owner and founder of ASLconnect, a sign language interpreting agency in Kansas City that offers on-site interpreting services, conference, event coordination of interpreting services nationwide and workshops and training events. Stephanie carries certifications with RID, Missouri (comprehensive), and Kansas (5/5). She also has served as an evaluator for various interpreter certification systems.

Both Teri and Stephanie completed the Teaching Medical Interpreting training through the CATIE Center.