Welcome to More Than Words, a place where we at LUNA Language Services share insight, ongoings and new developments with everyone interested in the interpreting industry.
More Than Words represents new approaches to interpreting – as we work with leaders in the industry to bridge the disparities between American Sign Language and Foreign Language interpreting; we recognize at all times the significance culture plays in language; and we invite new ways of delivering services to our clients which focus on new standards of quality and safety. Join us!
contributed by the LUNA Translation Team (Una Hartzell-Baird, Anthony Beesley, and Nemin Sakuthay) LUNA's first ever audio blog is below. Take a listen to learn more about hashtags!read more
Photo Credit International Institute of Islamic Thought contributed by Isaiah Curtis This January, the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) invited about two dozen students and scholars across the US and Canada to Herndon, VA, to attend a ten-day...read more
contributed by Stevie Cromer My oldest son, an 8th grader attending public school in Indianapolis, recently began a buddy program with a student with special needs at his school. Let’s call him Q. This is Q’s first year attending a traditional school. He began in the...read more
contributed by Una Hartzell-Baird Our mission in providing language services is to expand the opportunities for non-native English speakers to participate in our community, learn, work, and play to the greatest extent possible. Often this means we're providing...read more
contributed by Becca Niethammer Growing up, I was told by my parents, aunts, uncles, and grandparents where I came from and my family history. I grew up with a vague sense of pride and curiosity about what I inherited from my family who immigrated to the United States...read more
(Photo above - Another LUNA sighting in Washington D.C.!) contributed by Neminoo Sakuthay I am glad I had the opportunity to attend the American Translators Association (ATA) conference in October with my colleague Anthony Beesley. Initially, I was hesitant because I...read more