How to ask for an Interpreter

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A step-by-step guide to asking for an interpreter 2 weeks ahead Call the person in charge. Tell them you are deaf. Ask for a sign language interpreter. What if they […]

Sample Letter to Request an Interpreter

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Sample Letter to Doctor, Nurse or Other Medical Professional Requesting a Sign Language Interpreter Date Business Address Dear [Doctor, Nurse or other Medical Professional]: I am a person with deafness […]

Sign Language Interpreters in Healthcare

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Advocacy tips for asking your health care provider for a sign language interpreter The first step is to know your rights! The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) says healthcare providers […]