american sign language

Our certified and qualified American sign language interpreters have skills that take them into a variety of settings where a person who is d/Deaf or hard of hearing needs to communicate.

We specialize in the following areas:

  • Community
  • Educational
  • Legal
  • Medical
  • Mental health
  • Religious
  • Workplace
  • Vocational

We are available for:

  • individual and group settings
  • daytime, evening and weekend appointments
  • urgent or on-call interpreting

What is a Qualified Interpreter?

A “qualified” interpreter is one who can interpret “effectively, accurately, and impartially”. A qualified interpreter must be fluent in spoken English and the language most readily understood by the d/Deaf consumer. This may include ASL and a variety of Signed English systems.

All of our interpreters meet the definition of “qualified” as outlined in the ADA. Most hold certification from the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and/or Registry of Interpreters of the Deaf (RID).

For questions, contact Cara Wilson at coordinator@hearingspeechdeaf.org or 513-487-7711.

After-hours answering service: 513-729-5211

Monday through Friday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 am, and on Saturdays and Sundays

Interested in becoming an interpreter? Learn about our Intern Mentoring Program.