• ASLI in Salford Quays

    Follow up details and papers for download from our recent ASLI conference

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  • AGM 2014

    Governance updates, Annual Report and constitution after our recent AGM.

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  • ASLI CPD Advisory Committee

    Introducing the CPD Advisory Committee

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ASLI, the Association of Sign Language Interpreters in the United Kingdom was established in 1987, to provide professional discussion on all issues related to sign language interpreting and the provision of interpreting service. From the beginning our aims have been simple; to encourage good practice in sign language interpreting and to support our fellow professionals.

Over the years we have sought to achieve this by:

• Providing a forum for professional discussion on all issues relating to sign language interpreting and the provision of interpreting services
• Promoting the raising and maintenance of standards in interpreting
• Encouraging training and other initiatives
• Providing information for interpreters and consumers
• Promoting research into areas of relevance to interpreters or interpreting services
• Advising and cooperating with others interested in sign language interpreting

Now, as we move into 2015, our ethos is still the same.

We are encouraging good practice, and supporting or fellow professionals by:



• Providing opportunities for continuous professional development through training, discussion and networking.
• Providing best practice papers, policy and guidance on working and engaging with interpreters in a variety of domains
• Developing full range of support services and skill enhancing opportunities
• Ensuring that all statements made by ASLI are supported by evidence, accurate, balanced and written with integrity
• Ensuring that official documentation is drafted by experienced members, based on best practice, and with reference to external standards and research.
• Engaging with those that share our ethos, are committed to best practice and the needs of the profession

Upcoming Events

Featured events

21 March 2015

Interpreting in Religious Settings

21 March 2015

Apple Room, Baileys Court, Baileys Court Rd, Bradley Stoke, Bristol. BS32 8BH

21 March 2015
11 April 2015

Business Skills for Interpreters

11 April 2015

YHA Manchester,Potato Wharf, Castlefield, Manchester, M3 4NB. (Room 3)

11 April 2015
18 April 2015

Deaf perspective on Ethics

18 April 2015

St Andrews Church Western Way Basingstoke RG22 6ER

18 April 2015
13 June 2015

Gavin Lily's International (visual) Sign

13 June 2015

Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education 50 Topsham Road, (BSL/Communication Room) Daw Block Exeter EX2 4BF

13 June 2015
20 June 2015

ASLI Consultation Day 5

20 June 2015

Bristol Venue TBC

20 June 2015


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