Words contain worlds

Today in the United States, one out of every five of our neighbors speaks a language other than English at home – that’s more than 64 million people. Another 10 million are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Many struggle to communicate as they navigate their everyday lives. 

A doctor’s visit, traffic stop, parent-teacher conference, or trip to the bank — things we take for granted — are often challenging for these individuals. As most of us would, they may feel frustrated or excluded.

Just as a lack of understanding can be disconcerting, the experience of being understood is empowering. The smiles that come with this empowerment are the moments for which we live.

Simply put: We at LanguageLine Solutions imagine a world in which language and cultural barriers no longer exist.