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IITA Webinar on Oct. 9th: Challenges to Proving Qualification for Languages of Limited Diffusion Interpreters

Challenges to Proving Qualification for Languages of Limited Diffusion Interpreters (presented in English)  Monday, Oct. 9th 5:30–6:30 pm (Central) Approved for 1 CEP from the ATA. Any language could be a language of limited diffusion (LLD).  For example, in Maine, Spanish is an LLD, which is a very different reality for much of the U.S. Whatever… READ MORE »

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$600 UMTIA Scholarship Opportunity for Two Students

Dear Members, . UMTIA awards two scholarships each semester to individuals pursuing a post-secondary education degree in translation or interpreting in Minnesota (note that we give preference to students of languages of lesser diffusion). The deadline for fall semester applications is October 15th. . For more information, visit our Scholarship page here. . Any questions can be directed to [email protected] . Thank… READ MORE »

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The Tenth Standard of Practice: Don’t Be Alone With the Patient

One of the major challenges for any professional interpreter is marrying the code of ethics with realities of life. Here is a blog by one interpreter who did it: “There is no tenth standard of practice, and there is no standard that explicitly states, “Don’t be alone with the patient.” But the way interpreters and interpreter… READ MORE »

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Scholarship Opportunity for Interpreters – Fall 2017

The Minnesota Department of Education has collaborated with the Program on Translation and Interpreting at the University of Minnesota to develop and offer 2 courses for interpreters working in special education programs for students with disabilities. The first course in the sequence is offered online and emphasizes content knowledge of special education as well as… READ MORE »

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ATA Webinar on Endocrine System 9/12/17

Get to Know Your Glands: A Closer Look at the Endocrine System Presenter: Tracy Young Date: September 12, 2017 – 12:00 noon US Eastern Daylight Time Thymus gland or thyroid gland—which is which and where? True or false: all glands have ducts. Hashi…who? Attend this webinar to examine the endocrine system and its related hormones… READ MORE »

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