Speaking of Language

Our team has a lot to say on the subject of language, along with the people, processes and technologies that surround it. Our thoughts are collected here, with frequent additions to keep the conversation fresh. Check back often for new posts, and Contact Us with any questions or topic ideas. Posts are displayed by date with the most recent first. To narrow down by topic, please use the categories to the right.

translation is key to business growth
Translation – The Solution You Need
In our recent blog post, Translation – A Service Rather Than a Commodity, we explored translation as a powerful component
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daylight saving time and culture
Daylight Saving Time Impacting Culture
This past weekend, about 40% of countries worldwide recognized Daylight Saving Time (DST) by shifting clocks across the globe. DST
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ASL and deaf community
31 Years Later – ASL & the Deaf Community
March 2019 marks the 31st year since the historic protest among the deaf community surrounding Gallaudet University’s election of a
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Translation – A Service Rather Than a Commodity
With the introduction and advancement of machine translation in today’s world, just about anyone can “translate” content. Both free options,
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multicultural workplace safety
Workplace Safety for Your Multicultural Organization
As we gear up for the Ohio Safety Congress & Expo here at Vocalink, we’re thinking a lot about employee
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tips for working with an interpreter
Tips for Working with an Interpreter
We recently reviewed why it is important to use a professional interpreter to ensure effective communication with Limited-English-Proficient (LEP) individuals,
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great translator qualities
What It Takes to Be a Great Translator
Translation is thought to be one of the top 10 most in-demand skills of 2019. But what does that mean
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braille required by law
Where is Braille Required by Law?
This month, we’ve highlighted Braille in recognition of National Braille Literacy Awareness month. We began with an overview of Braille
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modern usage of braille
Modern Usage of Braille in Today’s Society
In our previous blog, “The ABC’s of Braille Literacy,” we learned the most important terminology surrounding Braille. In this blog,
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ABC's of Braille Literacy
The ABC’s of Braille Literacy
January is National Braille Literacy Awareness Month in honor of Louis Braille, who developed Braille. Louis Braille was born in
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