Our customers often have questions about how to work with sign language interpreters or how to appropriately converse with Deaf and hard of hearing customers or coworkers. Also find information here pertaining to the law in relation to sign language interpreters and the ADA. Request an EBook for more detailed information about Deaf clients and interpreters in your environment.
Medical managers have the responsibility to hire medical sign language interpreters for Deaf/Hard of Hearing patients. WHY and HOW is the selection made?
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Providing sign language interpreting for domestic violence situations is challenging. Be as educated as you can be to help raise awareness.
Mike Dubois shares the importance employers empowering Deaf employees using sign language interpreters. Include Deaf employees on the team!
Accuracy is critical to Sign Language Interpreting because of the necessity of understandable communication in doctor’s offices, classrooms, courtrooms, and other settings. Inaccurate interpretations result in misunderstandings, unsafe working conditions, or even death.
A job interview between Deaf and Hearing candidates/businesses can be intimidating without the appropriate information, but with preparation everyone can be comfortable with their communication access.
Hospitals may experience some challenges in hiring certified qualified Sign Language Interpreters in medical settings due to their budget or lack of training. But equal communication access is necessary for accurate services and care for Deaf patients.
Sometimes hospitals refuse Sign Language Interpreting Services. What should you do about it, and how can you get the services you or your family need?
Client information for Sign Language Interpreters helps immensely when accurately assigning and preparing interpreters for appointments.
Using consistent sign language interpreters benefits both Hearing and Deaf individuals as well as businesses. Request the same interpreter when possible.