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Interpreting Services

Society of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Nova Scotians is the primary provider of quality professional sign language and oral interpreting services in the province of Nova Scotia.

Interpreters working for SDHHNS are graduates of a recognized interpreter training program and are active members of both the Maritime Association of Professional Sign Language Interpreters (MAPSLI) and the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada (AVLIC).

Interpreters facilitate communication between Deaf and hearing people in a wide range of settings, including:

  • medical
  • legal
  • job training
  • employment-related
  • workshops & conferences
  • personal business
  • access to government services & programs
  • financial

All interpreters adhere to AVLIC’s Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Professional Conduct. Learn more…