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Looking for a Challenge? Translate or Interpret for Trump.

To tone down, or not to tone down…that is the question.  Interpreters and translators are torn as to whether Trump’s rhetoric should be softened via translation or interpretation, or left in it’s often crude and offensive form. Some translators and

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Shortage of Sign Language Interpreters

If you thought there weren’t enough Spanish and Sign Language interpreters in the Los Angeles, Long Beach, Anaheim, Riverside, Irvine and Southern California areas, just look at southwestern Louisiana where there are only three sign language interpreters serving around 800 Deaf

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NYC Police pilot ASL Video Remote Interpreting (VRI)

NYC Police pilot ASL Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) as needed to communicate with the Deaf. There are an estimated 200,000 Deaf or Hard of Hearing people in the NYC area.  If you are in need of Video Remote Interpreting services

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Deaf Ph.D Student at University of California Berkeley Denied Sign Language Interpreter

A Deaf Ph.D student has trouble getting a sign language interpreter at University of California at Berkley. Hard to believe that this is still an issue especially within the UC system. After interpreting at many colleges and universities in and

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Now Offering Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) in Healthcare Settings

If you’re in need of an interpreter, but are having a hard time finding someone to come on site, then maybe a video remote interpreter is the solution.  Here at Spot On Interpreting, we provide video remote interpreting in Spanish and

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Trump Hit On Deaf Star Marlee Matlin Via Sign Language Interpreter

Yet another account of how Donald Trump is unfit to be president.  He reportedly hit on Deaf actress Marlee Matlin via her interpreter when she appeared on “The Apprentice.” If Trump gets elected, those UN interpreters better start studying how to

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Denying Deaf Patients Sign Language Interpreters Will Cost You

“Deaf man blames Hand Surgical Association for delayed treatment Robert HadleyMar. 5, 2016, 7:20pm  358  8  1  368 Terrance LeMaire filed a lawsuit on March 1 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Hand Surgical Association

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Neighborhood Learns Sign Language For One Man

A whole town learns Sign Language and surprises one Turkish man by interacting with him during his daily routine…when he finds out that the language barrier has been removed just for him, he breaks down into tears. Anytime you’d like

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Who Needs Sign Language Interpreters When You’ve Got Your Tongue!

Researchers at Colorado State University are hoping to be able to train your tongue to hear.  Researchers say that this would be an inexpensive substitute for the cochlear implant, which is not suitable for everyone who is Deaf or has

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Deaf Man Helps Neighbors Escape Fire

Posted: Nov 28, 2014 12:24 AM EST By Estephany Escoba WACO –A deaf man may have saved the lives of his neighbors in an apartment fire on Wednesday. A fire destroyed a four-unit apartment building in the 1900 block of Morrow

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