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?
There is danger in not hiring qualified certified Sign Language Interpreters for events such as the disaster of Hurricane Irma in Florida (2017).
The BEI Sign Language Interpreter educational requirements are different in Missouri and Illinois. Be aware before applying to take the certification test.