ADA Hotline:

Voice: 1-800-514-0301

TTY: 1-800-514-0383

www.ada.gov

EyeSign benefits:

  • 24/7/365 direct scheduling on-line
  • Quickly identify local interpreters by Zip code/Specialty search (upper RH corner)
  • Preferred Interpreter search by 4-digit EyeSign number
  • Hiring entities can easily submit requests to qualified interpreters
  • Prompt (within 24 hrs) response time to your requests
  • Eliminate interpreter agency delays, limited business hours, and overhead costs by hiring direct
  • Guaranteed confidential communication with 128-bit SSL government standard encryption

Why EyeSign?

  • Improve services in urban and rural areas (150-200 mile search radius)
  • Promote professionalism
  • Reduce overhead costs

 

 

WHY use a Deaf Interpreter? 

 

Here are some resources that may assist you in further understanding the necessity of using a Deaf and Hearing Interpreting team

for effective communication and why a Hearing Interpreter alone may not be able to get the job done for a particular client or situation.

 

 National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers

Deaf Interpreters as Reasonable Accommodation

Fact Sheet

http://www.interpretereducation.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Legal-FactsheetDIsReasonableAccommodations.pdf

 

RID Standard Practice Paper:

Use of a Certified Deaf Interpreter

http://www.rid.org/UserFiles/File/pdfs/Standard_Practice_Papers/CDISPP.pdf

 

National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT)

Preparing Interpreters in Rare Languages

http://www.lawhelp.org/documents/480731Managing%20Language%20Access%20Prog.NAJIT.Rare%20Languages.pdf

 

 

 

 

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