Tennessee Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf


Confident Voicing

  • December 11, 2020
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
  • Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (online)

Voicing Series:Approaching Voicing with Confidence

(Earn 0.3PS CEUs)Amy Lankheit

December11, 20205:00-8:00pmBridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Zoom Platform

Cost: $25

Register:Click HERE  by December 8, 2020.

Interpreters work hard at perfecting their interpretations for everyday conversations and assignments, but what happens when it is time to voice in a higher register for a presentation or a lecture? In this workshop, we are going to take a dive into what all goes into adequately prepare for higher register voicing, focusing on situation appropriate affect, constructing an equivalent message for hearing consumers and constructing appropriate word and idiom choices.

About the Presenter Amy Lankheit, NIC graduated from the Interpreter Preparation Program at John A. Logan Community College in 2002. She started professionally interpreting immediately as a staff interpreter for Lakeland College and Eastern Illinois University. She then moved to Oklahoma City where she started community, educational, and VRS interpreting. In 2012, after moving to Middle Tennessee, Amy became a contract interpreter with Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and has interpreted in a multitude of settings. She is currently one of the staff interpreters for Bridges and continues to work as a VRS interpreter on the side. She resides in Smyrna, TN with her husband, three sons, and poodle.

Should you require any accommodations, please contact Amy Lankheit at amy@bridgesfordeafandhh.orgprior to December4, 2020. This event upholds nondiscriminatory practices and encourages a learning environment of mutual respect and free from bias.CEUs on the Go! is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Act


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