New Mexico Now Has a Choice in Interpreting Services
on: May 28, 2009, 4:15 am
Author: Brian Ambrose WeInterpret.Net
Interpret.Net a Sign Language Interpreting agency based in Maryland,
is opening an office in Albuquerque, NM. Citizens of New Mexico
now have a choice in interpreting. The agency has hired local,
nationally certified interpreters to manage the office and provide
interpreting as needed. The agency will give graduates of interpreting
programs throughout the state of New Mexico new employment options.
New Mexico - May 27, 2009 - We Interpret.Net has signed a contract
leasing office space at 6100 Osuna Rd. NE Suite B105 (Seagull
Office Plaza) in Albuquerque, NM. We Interpret.Net along with
is partner company, We Interpret Linked, both located in the state
of Maryland has been providing Sign Language Interpreting services
since 1996 primarily on the East Coast. This new addition will
allow the company to continue to expand into the western portions
of the United States while supporting its operation with extended
office hours. We Interpret.Net is also an approved sponsor for
Continuing Education Credits through the Registry of Interpreters
for the Deaf. In addition to the office staff, full time interpreters,
both Deaf and Hearing,
will be hired. Individuals who would like to sub contract to provide
Interpreting services are encouraged to register at www.WeInterpret.Net.
communication methods vary by individual and We Interpret.Net
can provide interpreters skilled in American Sign Language, Signed
English, The Rochester Method, Cued Speech, Oral Interpretation
and Tactile Methods for the Deaf/Blind individuals. In specific
areas of New Mexico interpreters are in short supply. In addition
to the on-site interpreters who will be directed from this office,
there is a call center in Owings Mills, Maryland to provide Video
Interpreting in the rural parts of the state. “Managers
who are also certified interpreters, allow the agency to respond
to every request with qualified interpreters even on the busiest
of days or during the overnight and weekend hours.” Stated
Deb McKerrow, Director of Interpreting Services, New Mexico- WeInterpret.Net.
Interpreting Services, a Maryland corporation doing business as
We Interpret.Net and We Interpret Linked was established in 1996.
Owner and President, David Stephenson is a nationally certified
interpreter. Since its establishment, it has provided some 6 million
hours of interpreting services to some 900 customers through offices
in Utah, Virginia, Maryland and New Mexico. Staff Interpreters
and Independent Sub-Contractors numbering over 1000 provide on-site
and Video Remote Interpreting (www.WeInterpretLinked.com).
About Video Remote Interpreting
based video and audio communication technology allows an interpreter
in a call center to be seen and heard at a remote site wherever
business interactions occur between Deaf and Hearing persons.
A light-weight, portable Video Phone is required at the business
site and at the call center interpreter work station. High speed
Internet service is required at both sites as well.
Brian Ambrose, CI & CT
Senior Manager, We Interpret.Net
11155 Dolfield Blvd Ste. 202
Owings Mills MD 21117