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Sign Language Interpreter Goes Viral During De Blasio Ebola Press Conference

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork.com) — While Mayor Bill de Blasio and health officials were giving updates on New York City’s first Ebola case Friday, the focus turned to another person in the room: The sign language guy. 223 more words


Five common myths about translators

Everyone knows what a builder does, or a firefighter, or a teacher. Why is it so different when it comes to translators?

Perhaps it has something to do with the low profile that translators tend to keep. 836 more words


This Technology Could Change the Way Deaf People Live

Ryan Hait-Campbell says his San Francisco company’s invention is really about jobs. Deaf people like himself, explains the MotionSavvy CEO, are too often shunted into positions that don’t require talking to anyone—washing dishes, fishing or other solitary vocations that often have low wages, little opportunity for advancement and no need for an employer to hire an interpreter. 799 more words

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Legal Translation Services | Palo Alto

No one likes being in a situation where they do not understand what’s going on, but could you imagine that in a legal setting?  Palo Alto businesses that operate on a global scale know to be prepared with legal translation services.

PtP Week 3

After starting from scratch again on my final project ideas I finally have one project I really like and I know it is needed.  It will be a free to download medical interpreter application for mobile phones and tablets.   31 more words


Interpreter Boundaries

Role Boundaries 

A challenging yet necessary aspect of being an interpreter is being able to confine yourself within the boundaries of the professional role and refraining from getting personally involved in an interpreting encounter and causing a conflict of interest.   124 more words

The Ups and Downs of Doing Interviews in Burkina Faso

Fieldwork being quite a lonely encounter, I wanted to write a bit about my experiences in Burkina Faso.  I am conducting research with people with disabilities and am currently in the eastern region of the country, based in the town of Fada n’Gourma.   1,175 more words

Burkina Faso