American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: Collaborating With Interpreters, Transliterators, and Translators
When collaborating with interpreters, transliterators, or translators, audiologists and SLPs remain responsible for planning the session, selecting culturally relevant materials, and appropriately administering assessment and treatment. Read more.
National Association of School Psychologists: Best Practices in Collaborating With Interpreters: Lessons Learned
The collaboration between school psychologists and interpreters stems from a need to provide equal and high-quality support to students and families from non-English speaking backgrounds. For these families, use of an interpreter is critical to accurately conveying pertinent information about related services and supports that are being provided in the educational setting. Read more.
American Occupational Therapy Association: Occupational Therapy Across Languages
Being able to communicate across languages is essential to
providing safe, quality care to clients and to meeting our legal and ethical responsibilities as occupational therapy practitioners (OTPs). Working with professional language interpreters is the
primary way for most practitioners to effectively collaborate
with clients with LEP. Read more.