20 Years of Excellence

When Liz Mendoza joined NIS 20 years ago I knew a superstar had landed in our small and growing company. She had then, and has now, an uncommon passion for excellence. She cares deeply about her work, personal growth, and those organizations and individuals she associates herself with. I feel very fortunate to have had […]

Announcement: A ONE DEAF-WOMAN SHOW IN COLORADO

 A NIGHT of Improv with Trix Bruce: “WHOSE ASL IS IT?” You’ve heard of the TV Show “Whose line is it anyway?” right?  Now, it’s coming to a stage near you, only this time it’s in ASL!  With no practice, no preparation, using different ideas from the audience, and using people from audience, Trix will captivate you with […]

Incorporating Deaf Community Cultural Wealth in Your Teaching

Announcement from Paulette Sottak, SD ASLTA President: Flavia Fleischer, the daughter of Dr Larry Fleischer (may he rest in peace) is coming in town – SAN DIEGO – to give the workshop on “Incorporating Deaf Community Cultural Wealth in Your Teaching” on Sat., April 6 at Moores UCSD Cancer Center. San Diego American Sign Language […]

Being Prepared for the Worst (Active Shooter on the Job)

Interpreters, Recent school, mall, and other shooting incidents remind us of the need to be prepared for what are referred to as active shooter incidents. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has developed materials to help people prepare for such incidents. The City of Houston’s Ready Houston program developed a video.  Please review the below […]

20 Years of Dedication

In the dynamic business world of today, it is not all that common, from my point of view, for someone to dedicate 20 years straight to a particular company. That being said, there is nothing common about our vice-president, Angela Jones, who, this month, reached the 20 year mark with NIS. I am so very […]

Idaho RID Workshop

**REMINDER** For our friends in the Idaho Region: Upcoming workshops on October 12th and October 13th, 2012: IdahoRID and Sorenson Communications Presents! “Everything You (May or May Not) Want to Know about Audiology” 0.3 CEUs (General Studies) Presenter: Dr. Mary Whitaker, AuD, CCC-A When: Friday, October 12th, 2012 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM And “Interpreting […]

Advice on Displaying Your Credentials from the R.I.D.

Displaying Your Credential One of the privileges of achieving RID certification is the ability to show your credential on your business card, resume, brochures or other advertisements, etc. Your credentials (also called “post-nomial abbreviations”) should be displayed only after your full name (with or without middle initial) in the following order: 1. Given names (Jr., […]

“Everything You (May or May Not) Want to Know about Audiology”

Announcement: For our friends in the Idaho Region: NIS would like to help spread the word about an upcoming workshop happening on October, 12th, 2012: IdahoRID and Sorenson Communications Presents! “Everything You (May or May Not) Want to Know about Audiology” 0.3 CEUs (General Studies)Presenter: Dr. Mary Whitaker, AuD, CCC-A When: Friday, October 12th, 2012 […]