KGH Interpretation Spanish-English Medical & Mental Health Interpretation

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NCIHC AMM Language Access Café Summary: LGBTQ-Affirming Interpretation Services

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I had both the pleasure and privilege to facilitate a session of the Language Access Café at the 2021 Annual Membership Meeting of the National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare. This year’s theme was Trauma, Language, and Social Justice, and I was asked if I could lead a discussion on interpreting for the LGBTQ community. It felt so appropriate and timely to center this discussion...

Virginia TIES and Spanish Language Access

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I am honored to be taking part in this year’s Virginia TIES (Transgender Information and Empowerment Summit) advisory committees on Spanish language access, hosted by Equality Virginia (EV).  EV is going above and beyond this year to kick off their first-ever all-digital conference and to make sure TIES is accessible to Spanish-speakers of all backgrounds. Barriers for Spanish-Speakers...

Discussion Video: Misgendered Mammogram

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As I mentioned in a past article, I've started creating YouTube videos for interpreters.  My previous video was a consecutive interpreting practice script in English, touching on a non-binary person trying to get a mammogram.  This video touched on a lot of interesting and important topics, so I thought I'd make a video discussing the issues presented in the script.

“Ask a Trans Person” Discussion Panel

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Last night I attended a panel discussion presented by Equality Virginia called “Ask a Trans Person.”  As the founder of the Facebook group Queer-Friendly Interpreters and Translators, I decided I needed to go, whether it be for networking or just jotting down some notes that may answer some questions my group members may have. Whether we like it or not, as interpreters we will likely interpret...


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KGH Interpretation Spanish-English Medical & Mental Health Interpretation

Kelly (Grzech) Henriquez

I am a Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI-Spanish) through the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI). I work as an independent contractor in the greater Richmond, Virginia area as a Spanish-English medical interpreter. I also specialize in mental health interpretation. Click here to read more about me.

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