Interpreters are “Expensive”

Over the years I have witnessed people refer to American Sign Language Interpreters as “expensive.” I would like to suggest that this label is, at most, unjustified, or at least, not helpful. It is of course quite rare for a Deaf individual to pay for interpreting services out of their own pocket. The cost of […]

Idaho ASL Interpreter Licensing Town Hall Meetings

—Passing Along– Information from Idaho RID’s Facebook page: Interested in learning more about the Idaho sign language interpreting licensure bill? Join us for a town hall forum: Thursday, May 8th at 7pm Idaho State University – Meridian, Room 689 1311 E. Central Ave., Meridian, Idaho We will discuss the highlights and rationale of the bill, […]

RID Special Election Results

The RID has announced the results of the recently held special election for the positions of Secretary and Deaf Member-at-Large on the RID Board of Directors. Here are the results: For Secretary: *Daryl Crouse 1243 (49.3%) Jonathan Webb 785 (31.1%) Caroline Bass 493 (19.6%) For Deaf Member-at-Large: *Priscilla Moyers 1436 (57.0%) Branton Stewart 1085 (43.0%) […]

Workshop Jan 23-25, Los Angeles

Below is a link to a flyer for an upcoming workshop in the Southern California Region: SCRID presents “Legal Interpreting While Understanding Perceptions & Perspectives” presented by Kayelle Morgan & Tiffany Green on January 23-25, 2014 http://scrid.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Legal-Workshop-Flyer.pdf

Email Changes

Network Interpreting Service has made some email address changes that could have an effect on your communications with us. First, nis@gridcheck.com, which was the return address used for emails coming out of our scheduling program, is being phased out. The return address is now support@networkinterpretingservice.com. If you have filters on your side based on nis@gridcheck.com, […]

WithOutWalls 2013 Festival

For our friends in the San Diego, CA region: The La Jolla Playhouse and DonorNation present WOW – WithOutWalls 2013 Festival There are a number of related events taking place this Thursday – Sunday many of which are free! For more information, visit http://www.lajollaplayhouse.org/wowfestival/mass-creativity-day

Free ASL Children’s Storytime

For our friends in the Boise, ID region: Did you know there is a FREE ASL children’s story time event each month? It takes place on the fourth Saturday of every month at 11:00 AM and is open to everyone of all ages. The event is hosted by ASL Expressions at the following location: 1843 N. […]