Bill Moody, certified in 1975 (CSC) and 1992 (CI, CT) has been interpreting for over 40 years. He started learning at the age of 14 and has worked in Deaf communities in Chicago, New York, and Paris. While interpreting in France for the International Visual Theater (1977-84), Bill learned French Sign Language and International Sign. He is a frequent interpreter for the World Federation of the Deaf, Deaflympics and the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters.
Bill has published a book on the history and grammar of French Sign Language, La Langue des Signes: Entre les mains des sourds (1984), and has authored several articles, including “International Sign: a practitioners perspective” (Journal of Interpretation, 2002) and “Literal vs. Liberal: what is a faithful interpretation?” (The Sign Language Translator and Interpreter, 2007).
His American Sign Language (ASL) interpreting in New York includes the theater, NYC public schools and general practice.