Gifts for Sign Language Interpreters

Showing Appreciation to the Interpreter in Your Life

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Do you want to thank a sign language interpreter in your life? Or thank your child’s sign language interpreter? There are inexpensive novelty gifts specifically for interpreters, from a variety of deaf and hard of hearing product vendors. If a particular product has only one source listed, it is probably an exclusive product.

Abbreviations used:
i.s. = interpreter sign, the sign for interpreter

Babies

Clothing for babies ("My mommy [or daddy] is an ASL Terp"), at the ASL Terp Store.

Caps

Interpreter caps for casual or sporting events.

  • Denim cap with i.s. - Adco Hearing Products
  • Caps in multiple colors with solid or outline i.s. and with or without "interpreter" - DeafGifts.com
  • Cap with iTerp logo - Sign It Again (also has another logo, a cartoon boy or girl interpreter with oversized interpreting hands)

Jewelry

Key Tags

    Miscellaneous

    Mugs

    Office

    Several items are available for interpreting service offices.

    • Door plate or desk name plate with i.s., "interpreter," and name in sign and print - DeafGifts.com
    • Scratch pads with i.s. and "interpreter" - DeafGifts.com
    • Window sticker with i.s. - DeafGifts.com
    • Solid or rainbow badge with "Interpreter Service," i.s., and name in sign and print - DeafGifts.com

    Picture frames

    Pins

    Shirts

    Stamps

    Students

    Gifts for interpreting students include the following:

    Totes and bags

    Watches and Clocks

    In addition, CafePress has additional items with sayings such as "Happiness is…being an interpreter," "Sign language interpreters rule," and "My mom is the world’s greatest sign language interpreter"

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