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2014-09-13 23:03:01

The Hearing and Speech Agency will host a variety of free events to celebrate Deaf awareness Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Deaf Awareness falls on the last full week in September. Each year The Hearing and Speech Agency hosts a week-long celebration with events and activities. All events use American Sign Language (ASL) as the main form of communication. Voice interpretation will be provided upon request. This year, the schedule includes an ASL film night, a yoga class, a...

2014-09-09 12:28:42

SEATTLE, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hearing Speech and Deafness Center (HSDC) today announced the appointment of a respected leader in the field of speech and hearing sciences, Lindsay Klarman as executive director. In her role, Klarman will be responsible for furthering the non-profit's mission of ensuring a future which hearing status and speech challenges do not impact one's ability to communicate or reach life goals. Klarman, selected as part of a national search, brings...

2014-08-28 23:05:15

Stratus Video Interpreting has once again been recognized by Inc. magazine as one of America’s top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. Stratus officials attribute to the acknowledgement to the company’s advanced video remote interpreting (VRI) technology that reduces interpreting costs by as much as 80%, presenting an economic boon and efficient alternative or adjunct to either face-to-face or over-the-phone (OPI) interpreting. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Video Remote...

2014-08-11 23:04:56

With a recent influx of non-English speaking refugees and immigrants to the United States, healthcare systems are struggling to remain in compliance and maximize access to language services while keeping costs low. Stratus Video Interpreting fills the gap with its advanced technology which connects healthcare facilities with qualified interpreters in seconds. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The U.S. has served as a home to over 2.5 million refugees since 1975, accepting more...

2014-08-08 23:04:52

Adams Free Library in partnership with Recorded Books announces the availability of online sign-language and language learning resources Signing Savvy and Transparent Language Online. Adams, MA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Adams Free Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of two electronic language resources: Signing Savvy and Transparent Language Online. Signing Savvy is a comprehensive sign-language resource...

2014-07-24 23:04:27

As the high costs of face-to-face interpreting and the inconsistencies associated with over-the-phone interpreting present a barrier for language services in court and healthcare systems nationwide, Stratus Video Interpreting maintains that the industry is shifting over to a more economical means of interpretation known as video remote interpretation (VRI). Stratus officials deem VRI to be an emerging national standard and the key to providing equal access to quality language services....

2014-07-23 23:16:02

Aaron Marshall chosen to lead The Hearing and Speech Agency after serving three years on Board of Directors. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Aaron Marshall, Corporate Counsel at Northrop Grumman, will serve as Board President at The Hearing and Speech Agency for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. He joined the Board of Directors in 2011. Of his appointment, Marshall states, "“Serving on the HASA board has given me a broader, deeper perspective about how others are living and helps me...

2014-06-23 23:06:48

Stratus Video Interpreting has responded to the demand for improved language services with an affordable solution that connects court systems with court-certified interpreters at the push of a button. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 As the country’s Limited English Proficient (LEP) population grows, the ability of U.S. court systems to supply qualified interpreters has become increasingly difficult and more expensive than many jurisdictions can handle—a fact which some say has...

2014-06-18 23:07:07

Stratus deems the Florida Supreme Court’s ruling that court interpreters meet new, more stringent requirements will assist the court system in upholding the constitution and also aligns with the Stratus’ mission: to ensure fair and equal services to all. But Stratus warns that the ruling will cause extensive delays within a system that will fail unless the rapid adoption of VRI is undertaken. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The complex court system has historically confounded...

2014-06-04 23:05:26

CyraCom has released the newest version of the CyraCom Interpreter app, which allows clients to connect to trained video interpreters over tablets and smart phones. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 CyraCom has released the newest version of the CyraCom Interpreter app, which allows clients to connect to trained video interpreters over tablets and smart phones. While previous versions of the app supported over 200 languages through audio, this version adds over 20 languages through video....


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