Julie has been a freelance BSL/English Interpreter in South Wales for 20 years and has spent 2 of those years interpreting in New Zealand. She has extensive experience in most settings. Julie has been the South Wales Regional Chair and National Secretary for ASLI and was a supervisor in the BSL Futures Project,. She has qualified as an ASLI Mentor.
Julie has experience training interpreters and presented at various conferences, notably at the European Society for Mental Health and Deafness conference (Cambridge 2010), also, at the British Society for Mental Health and Deafness conference (London 2003).
Julie is a native user of BSL, having Deaf Parents. When she isn’t running around after two wonderful little girls, she enjoys the theatre and attempts (badly) to look cool in dance classes. She also quite enjoys being chased about town by zombies.
Interpreting theory and models, ethics, reflective tools