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Our members are Interpreters and Translators, who are appropriately qualified and insured.

Professional sign language interpreters

ASLI, the Association of Sign Language Interpreters and Translators 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 services. From the beginning our aims have been simple: to encourage good practice in sign language interpreting and to support our fellow professionals.

Latest News

CEA Regional meeting 25.03.21

Hi all, Hope to see you at our meeting tomorrow (Thursday) evening.  Start 8pm (I’ll aim to open the Zoom meeting earlier in case of technical issues… bear with me…!) till 9.30pm latest.  All welcome.  See link and agenda below.  One of the main aims will be to agree on what training we would like Read more…

Sign Language Translators and Interpreter Census 2021

Hi, my name is Robert Adam, I’m from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. I’m very pleased to announce the Sign Language Translator and Interpreter (SLTI) UK Census. The aim of this census is to establish a baseline demographic description of the sign language translator and interpreter workforce in the UK. This kind of information can help us understand Read more…

Benefits of ASLI

Our Vision

Our Ethos: Encouraging good practice, and supporting our 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