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


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


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"—
  • Cap with iTerp logo—Sign It Again (also has another logo, a cartoon boy or girl interpreter with oversized interpreting hands)


Key Tags




Several items are available for interpreting service offices.

Picture frames



  • T-shirt with cartoonish i.s. and "interpreter"—HearMore
  • T-shirt with "Once and for all..Sign language interpreters (front) do not read…braille"(back)
  • T-shirt in multiple colors with outline or solid i.s. and "interpreter"—
  • T-shirt with "Don’t ask me, I’m just the interpreter" and i.s.—ASL Terp Store
  • T-shirts in various styles and colors with iTerp logo—Sign It Again
  • Black polo shirt with white i.s.
  • Customizable sweatshirts (multiple colors)with i.s. and "interpreter"—
  • Sweatshirt with iTerp logo—Sign It Again
  • Sweater (multiple colors) with i.s.—



Gifts for interpreting students include the following:

  • Teddy bear with an ASL Terp t-shirt, and "Congrats grad"—ASL Terp Store
  • Hoodie or t-shirt with ASL Terp logo and "Student"—ASL Terp Store
  • Golf shirt with "Interpreter: A Work in Progress"—Interpreters in Training

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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