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Interpreter

Working with a Sign Language Interpreter: The Dos and Don'ts

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Lydia L. Callis

If you don't regularly work with sign language interpreters, you might not know that there are certain rules and expectations. To avoid complicating the conversation, making the interaction uncomfortable, or even offending the Deaf individual, here are some basic guidelines to follow:

The Deaf Community Demands More

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 03.29.2014 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Unfortunately, both state and federal agencies have neglected to establish consistent standards for interpreters, allowing unlicensed and uncertified individuals to do great disservice to deaf citizens.

How to Order Foreign Foods

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 09.12.2013 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Why is it that the best restaurants are always French or Italian and you have to be able to speak those languages to order?

Ancient Interpreters: Virgil Ortiz

Jay Tavare | Posted 10.06.2012 | Arts
Jay Tavare

Virgil Ortiz represents his heritage with dignity and style while creating global awareness of his culture and opportunities for his tribal community -- especially the Native youth, which to him are the future.

Mike Sacks

Deportation And Wiretapping At The Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With five weeks remaining in its term, the Supreme Court on Monday morning chipped away at its 20-plus cases yet to be decided by issuin...

Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Isn't Lost in Translation

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.25.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Josephine Traversa spent a lot of time shifting English to Italian for her family members, which is probably why she ended up making her career in translation and interpretation.

Confucius Says: It's All About the Guanxi! Business Etiquette in China

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When conducting business in China, there are many protocols to be followed. Jenny Li, author of Passport China, writes that success in international b...