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Good News!!! Trix Bruce is coming BACK to Chicago/Itasca, Illinois!

April 12, 2019 Friday 8 am – 5 pm

Medical Interpreting: Women’s Health & Wellness (NEW!)   

Through many mentor sessions working with interpreters, I have kept notes to share. It’s amazing to see how interpreters creatively face challenges as they translate from English to ASL. I treasure opportunities to help interpreters improve their visual thinking, which Deaf audiences appreciate.   My workshop offers a myriad of ways to make interpreting more visual. We will demonstrate how classifiers may be used most effectively to communicate specific information in medical interpreting situations. Broaden your understanding of visual interpreting techniques regarding anatomical and medical interpreting. Learn more about Deaf Culture. Visual clips, visual aids, analysis, current medical terminology, and outlines will be available. This workshop will focus on surgery procedures, medical tools, birth, and causes of injury, illness and conditions.  (0.8 RID CEUs available)  

April 13, 2019 Saturday 8 am – 5 pm

 ENGLISH EQUIVALENTS: Whoa! Train Zoom Gone.  Did You See What She Signed? What did she mean by that and how can I say it in English?

English Equivalents help the student take signs that do not have just one translation in English and help the participant become aware of idiomatic English translations along with some technical vocabulary associated with particular signs.  English Equivalents in ASL will help you confidently continue the flow of information exchange from ASL to English and from English to ASL.  (0.8 RID CEUs available)  


♥Video Clip Example of Lexical TH: Unstoppable

♥Video Clip Example of English Equivalents: Old Hat


1150 North Arlington Heights Road

Itasca, IL , USA 60143

Limited Seating – registration open on a first come, first serve basis

BIO: Patricia (Trix) Bruce, from Seattle, Washington, is known nationwide as both a workshop presenter and an American Sign Language performer. Trix’s work has been warmly received everywhere, from local community centers, to state, regional and national conferences, Deaf Way II, interpreter conventions and more.  Wildly popular as a teacher of ASL storytelling and ASL interpretation, Trix impresses audiences at all levels of ASL skill, from novices to fluent experts. Trix has been profoundly deaf since she was 6 months old. She went through oral, mainstreaming, deaf classes, and online educational programs. Trix has been involved in the performing arts since 1980. After completing her college program, she became involved with interpreter training. Trix’s main area of study has been ASL Linguistics with a focus on ASL Performance.  She has developed a popular website: www.trixbruce.com. Whether writing, creating, improvising or starring in her many productions, Trix’s passion for the dramatic arts shines through.



8 hour workshop Friday April 12 all day:

$100 per participant before February 1, 2019

$125 per participant after February 1, 2019

8 hour workshop Saturday April 13 all day:

$100 per participant before February 1, 2019

$125 per participant after February 1, 2019

Online Hotel Reserved Sleep In: at https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/illinois/hyatt-place-chicago-itasca/chizi?corp_id=G-TRBR


SEND $ & your registration form TO: PayPal or Quick Pay Chase accepted; checks accepted – please make checks payable to Trix Bruce and send to: Trix Bruce, 1429 D Ave PMB 362, Snohomish, WA  98290

Please RSVP with payment. This will confirm your place in the workshop. CONTACT: by Info@trixbruce.com

RID CEUs:  Trix Bruce is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for all workshops 0.75 for Medical Interpreting: Women’s Health and Wellness, and 0.75 RID CEUs Visual Interpreting at the Little/No to Some Content Knowledge Level.

NOTES: Handouts will be provided.  The workshop will be presented in ASL. There will be a Door Prize !  For details on refunds, cancellations, and special accommodations policies, please send an email to info@trixbruce.com

My workshops benefit participants at all levels. Countless advanced interpreters have let me know that they enjoyed learning updated/new signs that they haven’t seen before, such as regional accents. They also loved it when I explained how to sign messages into ASL, rather than just signing in English word by word.  Interpreters appreciate that my workshops are excellent for review as well as for discovering new things that apply within the professional work environment. Students also mentioned that my workshops helped them to understand how to approach their own projects, research, and practice more effectively.

n Book Trix Bruce ASL Performances Now! Enliven Your Special Event!  Trix Bruce is ASL entertainment extraordinaire! Her nationally-acclaimed presentation skills will inspire members of your organization and community. Trix will amaze and delight Deaf students and larger audiences with her popular and exciting shows! She is available to provide a fun performance show for your school or organization. To see samples of her work, find available times while she is in your town, and further information, visit www.TrixBruce.com. Please contact Trix (info@trixbruce.com) with any questions you may have.