Sign Language Services in the Educational Setting
All Hands Interpreting Services is an agency with a focus and passion built around providing sign language interpreting services to deaf and hard of hearing individuals within the educational realm. Settings include:
- Early Intervention
- Technical/Trade Schools
All Hands Interpreting Services also provides signing paraeducators or signing personal care assistants (PCA) for children who are not yet ready or able to receive services from a sign language interpreter.
All Hands Interpreting Services works with school customers to properly match a signing paraeducator or PCA based on the child’s Individualized Educational Plan (IEP).
All Hands Interpreting Services screens all candidates for signing paraeducators/PCA’s before contracting services to ensure they are qualified.
All sign language interpreters and signing paraeducators/PCA’s contracted with All Hands
Interpreting Services possess the following credentials to work within the educational setting:
- State registration OR an EIPA score of 3.5 or higher
- Liability insurance
- PA Department of Education required clearances (ACT 34, ACT 151, ACT 114)
- Tuberculosis test
- Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification (ACT 24 and ACT 82)
- Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release (ACT 168)
- Mandated Reporter Training (ACT 126)
“ For the past three years, we have partnered with All Hands IS to meet our substitute interpreting needs. All Hands IS contractors work collaboratively with staff and always display professionalism while supporting the needs of our students and programs.”
~ Educational Customer
“ We are so pleased with the services provided by All Hands Interpreting Services, LLC. We had a number of positions to fill in a short amount of time and when we reached out to AHIS, we were met with positivity, professionalism, and confidence in meeting our needs. AHIS, is always responsive to our requests, going out of their way to meet the ever-changing needs experienced in educational settings.
They provide excellent customer service and work diligently to provide quality staff in record time. AHIS, is truly a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend them for your educational sign language interpreting needs.”