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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


ASLI is delighted to announce our AGM will be held online on Sunday October 3rd. Members can access the information and nomination forms on our website and all members forum now. Further details regarding the time will be announced soon. We will run a pre-AGM discussion like we did last year nearer the time so Read more…

ASLI Mentoring Programme – Update

The ASLI Board has received some feedback regarding the entry criteria for the new ASLI mentoring course provided by Interpreting Pathways. The criteria was agreed back in 2019 by the board. It was agreed that 5 years post-qualification experience was appropriate as we wanted to ensure applicants had experience in the field so the needs 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