Medical Interpreting Immersion Delray Beach

Signs of Excellence is hosting a Medical Interpreting Immersion in Delray Beach, Florida, July 7-10, 2016 with Paul May and Brenda AdkinsonDelray Med Immersion.

This workshop will provide comprehensive descriptions, applications and hands-on practice of anatomy and physiology in ASL, with an emphasis on 3-D depiction/classifiers, specialized terminology, interpreting considerations and ethical decision making strategies especially for medical settings. It will incorporate Deaf-space, working with Deaf interpreters, and include role plays with Deaf patients.

Dates and Times

Thursday, July 7, 2 p.m.-8 p.m.
Friday, July 8, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, July 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, July 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.


Old School Square, Studio #6
51 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach, FL

Registration fee: $285 before July 1

$325 after July 1

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Angela Funke is an RID approved sponsor for continuing education activities. This program is offered for 2.7 professional studies CEUs, and assumes some prior knowledge of the topic. Partial CEUs will not be awarded.

Your trainers

Paul May is wearing glasses, an orange and purple striped bow tie, a purple shirt and green suit coat against a purple screen background.

Paul May

Paul May, M.Ed, DI, ASL Professor, has been teaching ASL since 2000.  He has also taught Deaf and hard of hearing children at several K-12 schools in NC and SC.  Paul and his wife, Holly, are licensed foster parents who had taken in several Deaf boys and are now in the process of adopting a 4-year-old Deaf boy.  Paul has led several workshops including “Introduction to Classifiers” and “Strong Language and Profanity.”  He has produced two video clips: “Depression: An Overlooked Mental Illness” and “HIPAA: Patient’s Privacy Rights” in ASL for Deaf and hard of hearing people. He also developed a website for Services to the Deaf offered at the SC Department of Mental Health as an independent contractor.  Paul plans to pursue a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction with hopes of improving Deaf education.  Paul is looking forward to seeing interpreters strengthen their skills and clarity in healthcare settings!

Brenda Adkinson, B.S., NIC, SC:L, has almost 20 years of  interpreting and teaching experience in South Florida.

Both Brenda and Paul attended the Teaching Medical Interpreting training program offered by the CATIE Center.


Contact Brenda Adkinson or Debbie Gibson.

Cancellation Policy

Contact Debbie Gibson at Signs of Excellence.