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ASL Interpreter Programs by Industry

Providing an interpreter for a client or patient is often a new experience for many businesses, which is why Interpretek is here to help you move through the entire process.

Education

Education

In the classroom, on a field trip, or at an extracurricular activity, our skilled interpreters are there to provide accurate interpreting.

Healthcare

Healthcare

Whether it’s the family doctor’s office or the emergency room, our experienced interpreters are here to facilitate communication.

Emergency Services

Emergency Services

From emergency broadcasts to regional weather events to national crises, our emergency ASL interpreting services are available in any situation.

Legal

Legal

Both in the courtroom or at the lawyer’s office, we offer a variety of legal interpreting services for legal proceedings.

Don’t see your industry?

While these are our top served industries, our ASL interpreter programs can provide support to any industry across the entire nation.

Education

Our qualified and credentialed interpreters offer on-site and VRI services for various educational activities. Whether it’s for day-to-day interpreting throughout the academic year, tutoring, athletics and extracurricular activities, or meetings and school functions, our ASL interpreter programs assist in providing detailed, truthful interpreting for all Deaf and Hard of Hearing students and educators.

Our educational interpreters are:

  • Appropriately cleared per the policies of the school district
  • Knowledgeable in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and ADA laws
  • Qualified for Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings

Our goals are to

  • Assign interpreters based on the needs of the participants.
  • Use a Deaf and hearing interpreter team when appropriate to provide more fluid communication between individuals.

Healthcare

Interpretek offers both in-person ASL interpreting services as well as VRI services for medical and mental health settings where appropriate. Whether it be the family doctor’s office, the emergency or operating room, or a rehab facility, Interpretek is there to facilitate communication between healthcare professionals and their Deaf patients and clients.

Partnering with Interpretek ensures your compliance with

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

The staff working within our ASL interpreter programs value privacy by

  • Following the Code of Professional Conduct (CPC) as mandated by the national Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
  • Staying current in their understanding of HIPAA and its implications in the healthcare setting

From the moment we take your request, you can trust that your sensitive information is safe and following all HIPAA compliance guidelines.

Emergency Services

Our emergency ASL interpreting services are available in any situation – from local emergency broadcasts and county & state briefings to national crises. Our large pool of Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDI) are trained for emergency situations and familiar with emergency management terminology.

Using an on-screen interpreter

  • Goes beyond live captioning, which can almost always falls short
  • Allows for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community to comprehend the information in their own recognized lanuage
  • Information is presented more accurately and in real time

Our plan & prepare mentality

  • Offers a comprehensive consultation
  • Guidance through ADA compliance and equal communication requirements
  • Provides a preset emergency response team

We understand state and federal guidelines around the entities responsible for emergency management and response for the Deaf and hard of hearing and can help mobilize resources in the event of a crisis.

Legal

We offer a variety of legal ASL interpreting services for a wide range of court and legal proceedings – both in and out of the courtroom. From client-attorney conferences and hearings to interviews and investigations with law enforcement officials, our large selection of certified interpreters are available to offer timely, accurate communication.

Our services help Deaf parties

  • Ensure equality for legal matters
  • Exercise their right to due process
  • Contribute to their defense
  • Be linguistically present for necessary court proceedings

Our ASL interpreter programs provide interpreters that are

  • Highly skilled and specialize in the terminology required for legal settings and proceedings
  • Nationally certified
  • Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDI)
  • RID Certified with the Specialist Certificate: Legal
  • Available remotely when location or distance makes in-person interpreting impractical