symposium on language access
November 9, 2018, 8:00AM - 5:00PM
University of Texas Arlington E. H. Hereford University Center 300 W First Street Arlington, TX 76019
In partnership with:
Professor of Professional Practice in Translation and Interpreting at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, CA.
International consultant on language access in health care and patient navigation from Shoreline, WA.
Accessibility and Disability Rights Coordinator of the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities in Austin, TX.
Director of the Dallas Office of Welcoming Communities and Immigrant Affairs, Dallas, TX.
Director of Family Services and Child Life at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX
Attorney at Law specializing in deaf clientele and a court-certified interpreter in American Sign Language (ASL) in Austin, TX.
Director of Language Access Services, Children’s Health Hospital, Dallas, TX
Richardson ISD Interpretation and Translation Services, Richardson, TX
Bilingual Psychiatric Social Worker, Monterey County Health Dept – Children’s Behavioral Health Services, Monterey, CA
SCHEDULE OF SPEAKERS
Where do I park?
UTA has designated the Park South Parking Garage as our official parking site, less than two blocks to the E. H. Hereford University Center. Please read the following instructions:
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Who will be attending?
Administrators from various hospitals and rehabilitation facilities, non-profits, court and government officials, special education directors from independent school districts and Education Service Centers, as well as interpreters and translators.
Will I get CEUs?
Yes, certificates for 7 hours of CEUs will be included in your registration packet upon arrival.
Will the main and breakout sessions be videotaped?
Yes, and you may purchase them after the event by sending your request(s) for individual sessions to Dee Long email@example.com. CDs will be $5.00 per session.
When do I have time for visiting the exhibit area?
The exhibit area will be open from 8:00 to 5:00. Designated times to visit the exhibits is between sessions and during the lunch hour.
Can I cancel my registration and get a refund?
Cancellations will be accepted and refunds made until October 1, 2018. After October 1, no refunds will be given.
Who can I contact if I have questions?
If you have questions concerning the event or location, you can contact one of the following:
Meti Dibra, Senior Director
Fabio Torres, Senior Education & Recruitment Manager