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At Rural Minnesota Hospitals, Deaf People Struggle for Interpreters

At Rural Minnesota Hospitals, Deaf People Struggle for Interpreters Minnesota Public Radio (Buluth) (12/26/17) Kraker, Dan On May 4, 2013, Julie and Matt Svatos had their first child, Stella, at the Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing. The delivery went fine, but the next morning a doctor gave them some bad news: Stella might have… READ MORE »

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Google Translate & Its Far-Reaching Effects

Have you ever considered how Google Translate influences democracies? To access a detailed, but interesting read about the real-word implications of using & manipulating Google Translate, see here. You’re guaranteed to learn something new about the intricacies of this tool.    … READ MORE »

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VIDEO: A Parent’s Campaign to Break Down Language Barriers for ELL Families

Schools around the world, take note: This poignant video shows how one parent in Seattle, Washington (the northwest U.S.) fought for other parents to get interpreting and translation services. If you don’t understand the language of your child’s school—how can you help your child? The answer is that you can’t, or not easily—unless you have language… READ MORE »

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St. Paul Library Translates Children’s Book into Ethiopian Languages

In an effort to serve St. Paul’s growing immigrant community, the city’s library system has translated a children’s book into Amharic and Oromo. The two Ethiopian languages are spoken by large immigrant populations in St. Paul. A reading of the Amharic version of the book “Teach Me to Love” by Denise Brennan-Nelson will be held at 6… READ MORE »

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