B.A., M.A., PDIC
Mentoring Specialty Areas: English-to-ASL and ASL Language Model
General, Medical, Legal, Mental Health, Religious Settings
Vyron Kinson lives in Atlanta, GA. Currently, he works full-time with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) as a Communication Specialist. He also has various part-time positions: Atlanta Area School for the Deaf as an ASL Teacher, Georgia Parent Infant Network Educational Service as a Deaf Mentor, CATIE Center: Graduation to Certification Project as a Co-Facilitator and ASL Mentor; ASL Diagnostic Service LLC as owner and Deaf Interpreter and he is also a freelance Disco Jockey.
In August 2020, Vyron obtained a Master‘s Degree in Sign Language Education at his alma mater, Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. Vyron graduated from Gallaudet University in2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. Currently, he is in Project CLIMB (Cultivating Legal Interpreters from Minority Backgrounds) which is a multi-year grant that serves to increase the number of interpreters of color and/or from heritage signing backgrounds by creating career paths for specialization in legal interpreting for practitioners from these underrepresented communities.
Besides working and studying, Vyron contributes his time and energy to volunteer with the following: Georgia Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf as a Member at Large Representative; National Alliance of Black Interpreters-Atlanta Chapter as a member; Georgia Stakeholder Advisory Committee as Black Deaf Adult; National Black Deaf Advocates as Southern Regional Representative.
Vyron wishes you all have a good day!
The Education-2-Excellence Program is provided by ASLIS and is supported by grant funding from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division.