Interpreting: On-Site or Remote? A User Perspective

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As we participate in the discussion about the value of different modes of delivery for interpreting services, the Interpreters Division (ID) is approaching stakeholders for their input regarding how they work with interpreters. Helen Eby, the ID Administrator, spoke with Stick Crosby, the Network and Health Equity Manager of …

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Tribute

[white flowers]

Maha El-Metwally shares touching tribute to the three UN interpreters who were among the 157 passengers and crew who died on board Ethiopian Airlines flight 302, last Sunday.

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Insights into Deaf Culture

By Justin Lee

FROM THE EDITOR Justin Lee’s journey into Deaf culture upbringing and ASL. He shows cultural and language differences between ASL and English. To understand them, ask and smile.Roxane KingATA ID Blog Content Editor

Flashing lights, hugs from strangers, pounding on tables, and more await those coming into the Deaf Cultural world. After …

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Proposals for the 60th ATA Annual Conference due March 1, 2019

[Speaker, Certified, and Credentialed ribbons]

By Helen Eby

ATA speakers bring a broad variety of topics and perspectives to the conference. This is what makes it interesting! Copresenting is an option. It provides you with colleagues to discuss things all the way through the preparation phase.

Now, if you want that coveted speaker ribbon, it is time to …

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Mobile Interpreting Technology

[mobile interpreting system]

By Maha El-Metwally

We all watched President Donald Trump being greeted in Spanish by the Argentinian President Mauricio Macri at the G20 Summit. Mr. Trump then tossing the mobile interpreting system on the floor while commenting that he understood him in Spanish better than …

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Member feedback request for Board of Directors meeting in Austin, TX

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Dear members of the Interpreters Division,

The ATA Board will meet in Austin, TX, on February 2nd and 3rd at the downtown Hilton. We value your feedback.  All members are invited to attend the meeting.  If you cannot be there in person, we would love to receive your feedback and comments by e-mail.  We …

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Interpreting in WA public schools

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Do you have experience lobbying for meaningful language access? How about dealing with government entities? Here is your chance to help the State of Washington’s public schools develop a program geared towards providing interpreters in K-12 settings. Find out more about what you can do to advocate for our profession:

It appears that …

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New Code of Conduct for Washington State Judiciary Interpreters

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FROM THE EDITOR Along the path of our skilled professions and amongst the passing of time we take our hats off and thank those individuals who work so hard advocating for our daily presence either translating or interpreting in a breadth of settings throughout the world. It is through their baby steps and consistent moving …

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Year-End Review

[Happy New Year 2019]

As 2018 comes to a close, we look back on a world separated by language barriers.

Interpreters have been in the news. Every day, we enable communication at medical appointments, conferences, educational settings, judicial environments and human resources meetings, to name a few.

All this has required that we take our responsibility seriously, be prepared, …

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Letter to Members

[Interpreters Division table - Welcome Reception - ATA59]

Dear Members of the Interpreters Division,

Just in case you missed ATA Headquarter’s broadcast about the new Interpreters Division Leadership Council, here it is again!  We’ve been playing catch-up after attending an amazing ATA 59th Annual Conference in October, recovering from a tasty Thanksgiving weekend, and getting all the holiday season’s preparations ready to …

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