(1) Board. - The North Carolina Interpreter and Transliterator Licensing Board.
(2) Cued speech. - A tool that utilizes a phonetically based system to enable spoken
language to appear visibly through the use of eight handshapes in four locations in
combination with natural mouth movements to allow sounds of spoken language to appear
(3) Educational interpreter or transliterator. - A person who provides accessible
communication, using the most understandable language model, to individuals in prekindergarten
through grade 12 or in any institution of higher education.
(4) Interpreter. - A person who practices the act of interpreting as defined in this
(5) Interpreting. - The process of providing accessible communication, between and
among persons who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and those who are hearing. This process includes, but is not limited to, communication between American Sign
Language and English. It may also involve various other modalities that involve visual, gestural, and
(6) License. - A certificate that evidences approval by the Board that a person has
successfully completed the requirements set forth in G.S. 90D-7 entitling the person to perform the functions and duties of an interpreter or transliterator.
(7) Provisional license. - A certificate issued by the Board under G.S. 90D-8 enabling a person to perform the functions and duties of an interpreter or transliterator
until the person has successfully completed all of the requirements set forth in G.S. 90D-7.
(8) Transliterating. - The process of providing accessible communication between one
or more hearing persons and one or more deaf or hard-of-hearing persons using a form
of manually coded English.
(9) Transliterator. - A person who practices the act of transliterating as defined
in this section.
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