||Sign Language Interpreting Services
TSS provides an
experienced, caring staff of hearing and deaf interpreters for medical, mental
health, legal, business, classroom, conference, workshop, worship,
entertainment, recreational, and personal needs. All are credentialed.
Approximately 75% are nationally
certified through RID
(The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf), having earned the CT, CI,
IC/TC, CSC, CLIP, or CDI-P and/or NAD (National Association of the Deaf), having earned
Level IV (where Level V is the top). The remainder are credentialed by the
State of Wisconsin (WITA) and have scored "1" and/or "2". Almost all have
earned college degrees, and some have completed graduate
All of TSS's interpreters are fully insured through the
company's professional liability and workers' compensation insurance policies.
All have successfully completed a background check through the Department of
Justice of the State of Wisconsin.
Interpreter services can be arranged throughout the
State of Wisconsin 24 hours a day, every day, although evening, weekend, and
legal holiday assignments are billed at a higher rate. Last minute calls are
always accepted, and we will do our best to help you! But we do charge a "late
call fee" for requests made 24 hours or less prior to the stated
Time is billed in fifteen-minute segments, beginning when the
interpreter leaves for the assignment and concluding when the interpreter
arrives at the next scheduled assignment or returns home. This is known as
portal-to-portal billing. There is a two-hour minimum charge.
assignments may require the services of two or more interpreters, with each
one's service billed portal-to-portal.
must be canceled two full business days prior to the scheduled appointment to
avoid a cancellation fee.
Please contact our
office for more specific information.
Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, legal holidays excepted.
(414) 964-3497 (Voice, Metropolitan Milwaukee area), (414) 964-5897 (TTY), or
(888) 811-3497 (Voice, Toll Free). We will do our best to help
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