A rapidly increasing number of Americans are working from home, which means we need more Interpreters working out of home offices. Whether this is short term or long term, one should look at making that office as ergonomic and mindful as possible.
Masks are not something we thought about in January. However, they have become a part of our culture. One obstacle that Deaf and hard of hearing consumers face is not being able to see other community members’ or interpreters’ mouths through their masks.
VRI, video remote interpreting, is a great alternative when in-person or on-site interpreting services are unavailable or unsafe. Technology can be used to provide these services and be a great solution for your interpreting needs.
A shortage of qualified sign language interpreters in St. Louis has been the topic in our community for a few years. But it’s culprit is misunderstood.
The value of higher education for sign language interpreters cannot be measured, because it improves knowledge base and people skills.