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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

FASLI Awards 2020

We are very pleased to announce that this year FASLI was awarded to two very worthy recipients. The first was announced by Kal Newby. This goes to a North West interpreter who has been involved with ASLI for some time now but is best known for bringing supervision to the profession. Alongside her interpreting work Read more…

UK Census Survey

The Association of Sign Language Interpreters (ASLI) is excited to announce the commissioning of a census survey study of the sign language interpreting and translation profession in the United Kingdom. This commission stems from the Association regularly receiving enquiries regarding numbers of interpreters and translators with particular characteristics, or those in particular work domains, and 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