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ADA: Communicating with People who are Deaf/HH in Hospital Settings

People who are deaf or hard of hearing use a variety of ways to communicate. Some rely on sign language interpreters or assistive listening devices; some rely primarily on written messages. Many can speak even though they cannot hear. The method of communication and... read more

RID’s Standard Practice Paper: Interpreting in Mental Health Settings

RID’s Standard Practice Papers (SPPs) articulate the consensus of the membership in outlining standard practices and positions on various interpreting roles and issues. Download a PDF of RID’s standard practice paper on Interpreting in Mental... read more