language careers

deaf interperter

Translators and interpreters working as consultants earned an annual average income of $109,930, and interpreters and translators in elementary and high schools earned an average annual income of $41,560, per the BLS in 2012.

Interpreters work in a variety of settings including medical, legal, religious, mental health, rehabilitation, performing arts and business.

A Deaf Interpreter is a specialist who provides interpreting, translation, and transliteration services in American Sign Language.

speech therapist

The average salary for therapists jumped from $66,920 in 2010 to$69,100 in 2011, then hit $72,730 in 2012, according to the BLS.

Speech therapy programs are available at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. These programs prepare students to diagnose and treat biological and environmental speech-related problems, including stutters and and other cognitive speech deficiencies.

The treatment of speech and communication disorders. The approach used varies depending on the disorder. It may include physical exercises to strengthen the muscles used in speech(oral-motor work), speech drills to improve clarity, or sound production practice to improve articulation.


Storytelling is an important part of Deaf culture.We are seeing a return to visual communication with the abundance of video phone and video relay services available to Deaf users. American Sign Language (ASL) users prefer this method over written communication because of their visual dependence on the entire person to understand the message being transmitted.

salary for storytellers for the deaf or kinds who cant hear is $30,000.

Deaf culture focuses on the stimulation of the eyes and the enhanced visual perceptiveness of Deaf individuals. This has resulted in a great history of rich ASL literature and storytelling.

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