ASL services

Why Your Business Must Speak American Sign Language (ASL)

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, over 37 million adults age 18+ in the U.S. report some type of trouble hearing. People who have hearing loss can have difficulties navigating the hearing world.…

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Interpreting for Casino workers

Casinos – Up Your Game With Metaphrasis’ Translation Services

With a growing diverse and multilingual workforce, casino owners and managers are wise to use translation services to provide employees with the tools and resources they need to be successful on the job.  According to a recent report from the…

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translation services

Translation Services Available 24/7

Whether you are speaking to a global audience or a local population, communicating in the language of choice is critical to growing your business. Your clients and customers must feel understood.  In today’s age of technology, having access to…

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Metaphrasis charity gala

The Norwegian American Hospital Foundation’s Charity Gala, 6/19/19

The Norwegian American Hospital Foundation’s Charity Gala, 6/19/19 Join Metaphrasis Owner, Elizabeth Colon, for this amazingly beautiful charity gala benefiting the Norwegian American Hospital Foundation. Elizabeth proudly serves as the Chair…

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legal translation

Lawyers Need Translation Services to Reach More Clients

From family matters, to workman’s compensation, to business start-ups, navigating a client through legal territory can be a daunting task. When you add a language barrier to the list of challenges, these tasks can seem insurmountable. Metaphrasis…

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Latina talks

Metaphrasis CEO to Speak at LATINATalks

Metaphrasis CEO, Elizabeth Colón, will be a featured speaker at “LATINATalks” on April 25th at North Central College. This event is held in conjunction with "Today’s Inspired Latina", an award winning book series that features inspiring success…

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foreign language benefits

How Kids Can Benefit from Learning a Foreign Language

Metaphrasis CEO Elizabeth Colón recently visited Washington, DC as part of Language Advocacy Day, to bring attention to the growing problem of language programs being eliminated from schools in our country, and to try to help bring about a solution.…

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Metaphrasis CEO Elizabeth Colon

Meet the Metaphrasis CEO and Learn Why Her Company is So Successful

Metaphrasis Language & Cultural Solutions, LLC, an award-winning interpreting and translation company, was founded by Elizabeth Colón on the basis of providing a solution to people who struggle with language barriers in their daily life. Driven…

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interpreter benefits

What Are The Benefits of Becoming an Interpreter?

The essential role of an interpreter is to translate spoken content or information from one language to another.  If you are fluent in more than one language, you might consider entering this growing field, as there are many benefits to enjoy in…

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medical interpreter

The Importance of Medical Interpreters in Healthcare

In a healthcare setting, it is vitally important that a doctor is able to effectively communicate with his or her patients.  When a patient has limited English-speaking abilities, it makes it very difficult for a doctor to provide the best possible…

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