Blog & Resources

Blog & Resources

Power, Privilege, and Access Posted on: April 3, 2020

Join our host David Brackett president at Linguava on our first podcast where we discuss how effective interpretation impacts power, privilege, and access to communication alongside our special guest Toc Soneoulay-Gillespie (Social Services Manager, Population Health Partnerships at CareOregon) You can reach Toc Soneolay-Gillespie via email Read more

Working with professional interpreters Posted on: March 12, 2020

Why work with a professional interpreter? Patients have better health outcomes and higher satisfaction rates when working with trained interpreters, and trained interpreters are less likely to make serious mistakes compared to those without training (1,2,4) Certified and Qualified interpreters have completed training, have demonstrated proficiency, and are familiar with [...] Read more

My Best Health Posted on: December 19, 2019

Your Health Matters Being at your optimal health helps reduce stress, boosts dopamine, serotonin, energy, increases your performance, helps provide better sleep, increases your level of fulfillment and joy for life. Your My Best Health plan is something that you create based on whatever your health goals may be. You decide what [...] Read more

Compliance Myths Posted on: October 25, 2019

Language Access Compliance Myths MYTH I can rely on my LSP to provide reminder calls, so my staff don’t need to give reminder calls to LEP individuals. REALITY Providing “meaningful access” as required by Title VI requires providing the same services in the same manner to LEP individuals.3 Interpreters may [...] Read more