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Sign Language Interpreter Services: Professional, Reliable, Accessible

Cal Interpreting & Translations provides professional, high quality sign language interpreting services to bridge communication barriers for deaf, hard of hearing (HoH), and deafblind individuals.

Our team of professional interpreters are dedicated to providing accurate, reliable, and accessible interpreting services.

What Are Sign Language Interpreting Services?

Sign language interpreting services offer communication support for individuals who use sign language. It provides access to spoken language for the deaf, hard of hearing (HoH), and deafblind persons allowing these individuals access and opportunities to participate in more activities.

Sign language interpreters use a sign language, such as American sign language (ASL)tactile sign language, Mexican Sign Language, or other sign languages, to interpret spoken or written words into sign language and vice versa.

Do You Need A Sign Language Interpreter?

A sign language interpreter is essential when communicating with someone who is deaf, HoH, or deafblind. Interpreters facilitate communication between hearing and visually impaired individuals with those who use spoken languages.

Assess The Situation And Complexity Of The Needs

Having an interpreter helps ensure all parties can fully participate in the conversation and understand one another. It is important to assess the situation, consider the assignment's complexity, and evaluate your event's communication needs. The more essential accurate communication is required in a setting, the more necessary it is to have an interpreter.

How Do I Find A Sign Language Interpreter?

Finding a sign language interpreter can seem daunting, but Cal Interpreting & Translations handles a variety of sign language services.

Interpreting Agency or Organization

One option is to contact an interpreting agency or organization, like Cal Interpreting & Translations. At Cal Interpreting & Translations, we do all the hard work for you by providing qualified interpreters to handle all your communication needs.

Expert Certified Sign Language Interpreters

Our sign language interpreters are qualified, experienced, and certified by all necessary organizations to uphold communication accuracy.

Sign Language Services For Your Needs

Sign Language interpreters should fit your personal needs as well as professional. It may be helpful to arrange a brief consultation or meeting with the interpreter before the event or appointment to ensure everyone is comfortable and on the same page.

Common Settings Where Sign Language Interpreting Services Are Needed

Sign language interpreting may be necessary in a variety of settings, including:

  • Medical appointments and Hospitals
  • Legal proceedings
  • Educational settings
  • Business meetings and conferences
  • Government agencies
  • Social events

Our Sign Language Interpreting Services

Cal Interpreting & Translations offer a range of sign language interpreting services that cater to your specific requirements. We have professional interpreters proficient in American Sign Language (ASL) and any other sign languages you may need.

On Site Sign Language Services

Our professional and experienced onsite interpreters are ready to provide on site interpreting services for a variety of settings, including medical appointments, legal proceedings, business meetings, and much more.

We ensure our interpreters are well prepared for the procedures and terminology specific to each setting, allowing seamless communication between all parties involved.

Video Remote Interpreting (VRI)

Using remote video interpreting (VRI) services, our professional interpreters can provide live interpretation via video conferencing technology facilitating real-time communication between deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

This service provides a convenient and cost effective way to access sign language interpreting services anywhere at any time.

Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART)

In addition to interpreting services, Cal Interpreting & Translations also offers reliable captioning services for a variety of settings, such as conferences, webinars, and events.

CART services provide written captions of spoken language or audio content in real time. We utilize experienced captioners who ensure the content is accurately and clearly presented.

Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI)

Certified Deaf Interpreters have undergone rigorous training and testing to earn certification and gain an in depth understanding of sign language and deaf culture. They possess skills and experiences that bridge linguistic and cultural gaps between deaf and hearing individuals.

Here at Cal Interpreting & Translations, we use highly qualified CDIs to help ensure the deaf community has equal access to accurate, respectful, and culturally appropriate interpretation services in various settings.

What Is The Difference Between A Deaf Interpreter And An ASL Interpreter?

Deaf interpreters are deaf or HoH individuals with advanced sign language knowledge and have undergone specialized training and certification to become CDIs. They provide an additional level of support and understanding compared to non CDI interpreters.

ASL interpreters are usually hearing individuals who have learned American Sign Language (ASL) as a second language and have undergone training and certification to become proficient.

Why Choose Cal Interpreting & Translations for your Sign Language interpreting services?

Experience and Expertise

Cal Interpreting & Translations has been providing high-quality interpreting services for over ten years. Our team has extensive experience allowing for seamless communication between deaf, blind, and hearing individuals.

Customer Service

We pride ourselves in customer service and aim to satisfy all our clients with our services. Our team is available to answer any questions or concerns and ensure that your interpreting requirements are met.


At Cal Interpreting & Translations, we believe everyone should have access to clear and accurate communication. That's why we offer all interpreting services, including onsite interpreting, VRI, and captioning services, to meet the diverse needs of our clients.

Competitive Pricing

At Cal Interpreting & Translations, we offer competitive and honest pricing for all our services without sacrificing quality.

How Much Is A Sign Language Interpreter Fee?

We realize that each situation and need may be unique. Contact us to receive a complimentary quote.

CIT By The Numbers

12,000 +

Worldwide Linguists

250 +


1,350,000 +


12,000 +

Clients Served

12,000 +

Worldwide Linguists

250 +


1,350,000 +



Clients Served

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