Bespoke Interpreting Services

What interpreting service do you need? appa can provide it!
We offer professional communication services for Deaf BSL, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing individuals.
All appa interpreters, Communication Support Workers (CSWs) and translators are fully qualified and insured — and they’re friendly too!
appa language specialists offer services in;

British Sign Language (BSL)

manual note-taking

palantyping

electronic note-taking

speech-to-text reporting (STTR)

lip-speaking

BSL to English interpreting

Deafblind interpreters

spoken languages

We can also translate documents for you — to other written languages and to BSL video. Check out our Consultancy page for more information.

Furthermore we provide translation or interpretation for any purpose or domain:

Theatre

Community

Business

Legal

Health/Medical

Social services

Conference/Seminars

Educational/Training

…and more!

Whatever your specific work, study, leisure or personal context, we can tailor our high-quality services to suit you — at a competitive price. Our all our staff have CRB checks, and our Lvl 6 Trainee and Qualified interpreters are NRCPD registered. So you have independent checks and assurances on the staff we send you.

Get in touch with us today to discuss your booking or interpreting needs.

Our BSL Interpreting Services

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UPDATE: The PIP saga rumbles on with the Government now committed to reviewing 1.6 million claims at a cost of £3.7 Billion by 2023. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42862904 It seems to have gone somewhat unnoticed but the much-maligned Personal Independence Payment (PIP) has lost a significant case at the High Court over mental health issues. On the 19th of January they […]

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