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Supreme Court Will Hear Case From Deaf Teens Over Driver’s Ed Interpreters

Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court late last month announced its agreed to hear a case brought by deaf teens against the Texas Education Agency. The plaintiffs allege the state has failed to establish accommodations for their disability in driver’s education classes. The state says it’s not obligated to do so, as driver’s ed is not a […]

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Translators and Interpreters are Critical in Providing Adequate Healthcare

Posted on · There are folks in the healthcare industry in Houston we often don’t think about. They’re not doctors or nurses or hospital staff or insurers, but they provide a valuable service — they translate or interpret for patients who don’t speak the same language, or are hearing impaired. Let’s face it, communication between medical staff and […]

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In an International City Like Houston Language Services Are Big Business

Posted on · The Houston-based company MasterWord Services was recently ranked one of the world’s largest language service providers in the translation and interpreting industry. We learn about the business of language and translation, and how it supports everything from the energy and healthcare industries here in Houston and around the world, to government and social service organizations. We’re joined […]