Interpreting eases effective communication between hearing and deaf people, and is commonly used in education, employment, healthcare, legal settings, entertainment, and more.
This guide will explain the variety of interpreters available, how to hire an interpreter, industry standards, and more.
Interpreters are professionals who use a range of visual communication in a variety of settings to convey meaning between hearing and deaf people.
Communication needs will vary for different people. Talk to the deaf person about the type of interpreter to best fit their needs.
The most common types of interpreters include:
- ASL Interpreter.
- Deaf Interpreter (DI).
- Pro-Tactile Interpreter.
- Oral Transliterator.
- Cued Speech Transliterator.
- Trilingual Interpreter.
Where can I find a directory of interpreters?
How can we determine which interpreter can most effectively meet a student’s needs?
How do I set up remote interpreting and speech-to-text services for online courses?
When a deaf student requests a specific interpreter, do we have to honor their request?
Is it standard practice to provide a team of interpreters for classes?
Can we provide speech-to-text services instead of interpreting services for a deaf student?
Are service providers held accountable to keeping class information, activities, and fieldwork experiences confidential?
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