Improving Cross-Cultural and Linguistic Services in Healthcare Settings

Jaime Fatás-Cabeza, MMA, USCCI, CHI Signed by Joe Toledo, Deaf Interpreter Progressive sectors in the medical profession agree about the importance of addressing diversity efficiently to provide quality care, positive outcomes, and patient safety. This is a truism for interpreters. However, when healthcare organizations and personnel [...]

2019-02-15T13:53:56+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: From RID Headquarters, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dear Encounters With Reality

Brenda Cartwright, M.S., CSC, CI and CT DEAR ENCOUNTERS WITH REALITY: I interpret at a college and sometimes during the lectures, the Deaf student does not watch me. They may be reading something, texting, or sometimes sleeping. When this happens, I tend to shrink my [...]

2019-02-15T13:53:39+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: From RID Headquarters, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2019 RID National Conference Community Forum

It is our pleasure to announce this year’s 2019 Community Forum co-moderated by Erin Sanders-Sigmon and Kelly Decker.  Join us at the RID National Conference in Providence, Rhode Island on Monday, July 7th, 7:30 to 9:30 pm.   As we all know too well, the field of interpreting has seen significant change.  These [...]

2019-02-11T16:21:07+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Conference News, Uncategorized|0 Comments