WHATEVER COMES DOWN THE PIKE In spite of careful preparation and certification, we health care interpreters can’t know what turn an appointment will take or what topics will surface. Tension inherent in over-the-telephone interpretation increases the difficulty (at least for me). The other day a simple one-month checkup turned into a lengthy discussion of breastContinue reading “Readiness”

Respect in Plain Clothes

PATIENT PRIVACY, INTERPRETER POWER & EQUAL ACCESS Please view the attached article composed by Emily Lanier, my dear colleague at Akron Children’s Hospital and me. Post your comments below. Thanks. Love and respect 6  


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