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NIS offering 3 IAD Conference Workshops
Network Interpreting Service (NIS) is pleased to announce our involvement with the Idaho Association of Deaf’s (IAD) biennial conference August 4-5-6, 2017 in Post Falls Idaho. The conference theme is “Interpreting”. Cliff Hanks, President, and Naomi Sheneman, Vice President of Business Affairs will be in attendance. IAD has asked Naomi to present three workshops at the conference! The […]
Early Bird Registration Ending Soon for IAD Summer Conference
The Idaho Association of the Deaf is showing Northern Idaho the love this summer by having their Biennial Conference up in Post Falls Idaho. Not Idaho Falls, not American Falls, not Twin Falls, but Post Falls. Post Falls is about 10 miles west of Coeur d’Alene Idaho and about 25 miles east of Spokane Washington. […]
In 1997 Shawn answered an old fashioned newspaper advertisement placed in the South Idaho Press; a newspaper that no longer exists. She, a former manager at Walmart, stood on the steps of an unknown home, took a leap of faith, and rang the doorbell. I cannot now remember what stood out on her application/resume. However, out of […]
You can now TEXT us
We now have a TEXT ONLY number for our customers and contractors to use. (858) 799-0123 Please consider adding it to your cell phone address book. HAVE A GREAT DAY!
News: For many years I have had a Polycom videophone sitting on my desk that I used to communicate with staff members and Deaf clientele. Unfortunately, a few years ago, the VRS providers made it DIFFICULT for me to use this device to contact Deaf Clients directly on their videophones. They made it more complicated/difficult […]
Everyone’s life story matters and on Saturday September 26, 2015, from 9am-4pm NIS will be RECORDING DEAF STORIES at UNITY DAY in San Diego. (Lincoln High School) Now is the time to reserve a spot for yourself or a Deaf friend or family member whose story you wish to archive! Those who participate will be […]
A Shift in the San Diego Landscape
Thirty days ago NIS announced a restructuring plan to our staff interpreters in San Diego. Word of this quickly spread to the Deaf and interpreting community, leading to some rumors and speculation. Well, today is that day of transition, and I would like to speak about these changes. First of all, this was NOT an easy […]
Using Family Members as Interpreters
Idaho Association of the Deaf (IAD) President Alan Wilding talks about the use of family members as interpreters: