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

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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

Improved access to daily briefings

Some progress has been made regarding access to the Government’s briefings and web content for Deaf sign language users. It was announced on 23/05/2020 by Penny Mordaunt that the “BBC has agreed to make available the interpreter feed to all broadcasters. Feed will also soon be on all govt social media live videos from each 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