A Chapter of the American Translators Association
NOTIS and Seattle Children’s Hospital present
Interpreting for Services related to Autism Spectrum Disorder
Instructors : Cindy Roat, Ginger Kwan, James Mancini
Workshop hours: TBD
Starting time may change
Details coming soon!
Who are teaching?
Cindy Roat is a national consultant and trainer with 23 years’ experience in the healthcare interpreting field. With an MPH in International Health Services, Cindy has made significant contributions to the healthcare interpreting field in the areas of training, program development, policy formulation, advocacy and organizational outreach. Her written works are key resources for interpreters, providers and administrators alike. Cindy was the principal author of the original Bridging the Gap, and her most recent book, Healthcare Interpreting in Small Bites, is being used as an ancillary text at many basic training programs.
Ginger Kwan is the Executive Director of Open Doors for Multicultural Families, a nonprofit, grassroots family support organization whose mission is to ensure that multicultural families whose loved ones have developmental/intellectual disabilities and special health care needs have equal access to information, resources and services. She is also a parent of a fine young man with autism. In both her professional work and personal life, Ginger is involved in serving diverse families with special needs. She believes that with appropriate language and cultural support, parents from refugee and immigrant communities and from communities of color will be empowered to make informed decisions and be strong advocates for their children with intellectual/developmental disabilities
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