Is American Sign Language Universal?

Is American Sign Language Universal?

Many people may wrongly believe that sign language is universal for all the deaf people around the world. This, however, is far from the truth. There are about 300 sign languages utilized in different countries. Quite often there is even more than one sign language...
Step-by-Step Medical Interpreter Career Guide

Step-by-Step Medical Interpreter Career Guide

The profession of a medical interpreter gains popularity in recent years as a result of the growing number of people in America who do not speak English. In addition to that title IV of the Civil Rights Act stipulates that providing medical interpretation for patients...
Is It Easy to Learn American Sign Language?

Is It Easy to Learn American Sign Language?

Learning to sign may be both easy and difficult depending on your predisposition, what you need it for and how you are learning to do it. The best advice about learning American Sign Language is to approach it the same way as you would normally with any other foreign...
How to Become a Qualified Medical Interpreter

How to Become a Qualified Medical Interpreter

Medical interpreters play an invaluable role in helping patients and medical practitioners speaking different language understand each other. The services provided by the medical interpreter are crucial for finding the right diagnosis and determining the treatment....
American Sign Language Interpreter Career Facts

American Sign Language Interpreter Career Facts

Sign language interpreters generally facilitate communication for people who have some hearing impairment by helping them understand what is being said in a variety of situations. The interactions can be in different settings – in a group, one-to-one and even remotely...