It is with a large measure of sadness that NIS says goodbye to Lindsey Udy, who served as Executive Assistant since December of 2005. When she relayed the news to us that she wished to move on to a different employment situation which would be a better fit for her overall lifestyle goals, it […]
ASL Rush by Jeremy Lee Stone
Jeremy Lee Stone says he is not sure what to call this genre. I would offer the word “Quantum” as a possible choice. It’s a discrete quantity of energy proportional in magnitude to the frequency of the radiation it represents. We’re looking forward to more Quantum ASL Poetry. Q-ASL-P
Moving to Video
In light of the COVID-19 several customers are preparing to move their meetings and classes to video. This is no problem! If you are a customer who would like to consult with us about this, please reach out. Likewise, if you are an interpreter who is uncertain about your equipment and video setup at home, […]
Idaho RID Workshop / Application of Ethics / Trenton Marsh
Oct 25-26, 2019 is fast approaching! Location options: Meridian (by video hook up) or face to face in Pocatello. Between Friday evening and Saturday there is 1.0 CEU available.
Idaho Assoc of the Deaf Conf 2017 / Jerry Wilding
For those vendors/interpreters whose invoices are paid by check, rather than EFT, it could be helpful to know what the outside of the envelope looks like, so it is not set aside as junk mail. At a glance, it might appear to be one of those solicitations that come in the form of a check […]
Phones back in business
Well, it only took almost the entire business day but our phones seem to be reaching live people again now and not just our voice mails. Thank you for your patience and for contacting us through other channels today.
6:46 PM, 10/29/17: We are aware our phones are down. The VOIP provider we use is working to correct their system-wide problem. We are in the same boat with a lot of other companies at the moment. As alternatives to a phone call you may reach us by email, text, or live-chat on our website. […]
A Conversation with Deaf Youth
At the Idaho Association of the Deaf Conference that Cliff and I attended a few weeks ago I had a chance to talk with Deaf youth about interpreters and interpreting services. Part of our conversation was focused on them identifying characteristics of both ideal and problematic interpreters. I thought their insight was valuable, interesting, and worth […]
A Conversation with Deaf Consumers
Cliff and I just attended the Idaho Association of the Deaf conference in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The conference focus this year was on interpreting. I presented to several different stakeholder groups about interpreting. In my interactions with Deaf people over the years, I have heard the same story about how they did not know they […]