Team Interpreting provided for Conferences, Business Meetings and Trainings
Team interpreting is the utilization of two or more sign language interpreters who support each other to meet the needs of a particular communication situation. The decision to use a team rather than an individual interpreter is based on a number of facto ...
Interpreting is a highly specialized professional field; simply knowing sign language does not qualify a person as an interpreter.
Professional sign language interpreters develop their specialization through extensive training and practice over a long period of time. In addition, skills in oral transliteration may ...
The world of entertainment is a small one. Projects are produced for audiences around the world and communication is essential for success. If communication with a non-hearing person is needed, The Sign Language Company is uniquely qualified to help.
Interpreting in the theatre, television or film industry requires more than jus ...
When a Sign Language, Tactile, Low-Vision, or Oral Interpreter is needed, The Sign Language Company will provide the appropriate personnel for any event. Whether providing interpreting services for general access or responding to a participant’s request…..we’re there.
Deaf people have a legal right to a qualified interpreter. In legal settings, a qualified legal interpreter will have a specific skill set to ensure that the deaf person’s right to be present and participate is not compromised. Legal interpreting requires highly skilled and trained specialists because of the significant consequen ...
What is required by law?
The Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. 12101, et seq. (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act 29 U.S.C. 794 et seq., and any state laws which apply, impose requirements on various public and private facilities, including most health care offices and hospitals. These laws prohibit discriminati ...
The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has mandated that people with disabilities have equal access to facilities, seminars, exhibits, and any function accessible to the general public. Toward this end, The Sign Language Company has provided interpreters to facilitate equal access to information during political ...
Sign Language Interpreters / ASL Interpreters
The Sign Language Company has maintained a diverse roster of qualified sign language interpreters for over 25 years. We remain the agency of choice for many interpreters as we take exceptional care matching the appropriate interpreter with the particular situation. Our network consists of nationally certified interpreters while we also mentor pre-certified interpreters. We are proud to represent sign language interpreters professionally trained in many specialties – including the Medical, Legal, Educational, Government, and Entertainment Industries.
Sign Language Consultants
In addition to sign language interpreters, The Sign Language Company has provided professional consulting services in countless settings including employment, conferences, tradeshows, meetings, courts, site visits, etc. While knowledge of ASL and Deaf Culture is valuable in many settings, there is a growing awareness and appreciation for these skills in the world of business and trade. Our agency represents exceptional certified talent and will help you meet ADA requirements while bridging the communication barriers between the Deaf and Hearing communities.
American Sign Language (ASL) Tutors
Sign Language interpreters and tutors are available to assist in a multitude of settings including workshops, lectures, conferences, or independent study activities such as mentoring and self-study. Specifically in the field of entertainment, our tutors will teach and coach the actor in sign language needed for a particular role. Our tutors are experts in the nuances of the language…including facial expressions and body movement crucial for authentic sign language.