The Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego at 1649 El Prado has tours lead by a Deaf docent using American Sign Language. The next one is March 3, from 11a-12noon. The cost is $4.00 per person. (Maximum capacity 30 people) (No reservations) (First come first serve) How lucky is San Diego? I’d consider camping […]
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 […]
Alwayne Grim – Peace Corps – Swaziland – #deafstory
More #deafstory stories: Jerry Wilding Keith Drown – snippet – Charles Ward Janette Kendra Derek Lynnette Mike Richard meets Graybill Cindy Kelly Scarlet Todd Richard (From Torrance to China) Helga Elena
Sign Up for #deafstory Filming in Idaho
If you will be attending the Idaho Association of the Deaf conference Aug 4-6, 2017 in Post Falls Idaho please consider signing up to be interviewed (filmed) for #deafstory. Participants receive a free mug and hoodie. You may grab a 15 minute slot while on site or reserve your slot in advance See you there!
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 […]
Why didn’t I get those hours!?
“Why didn’t ‘I’ get those hours!?” The attitude of entitlement in the interpreting community by Michelle Schoonderwoerd We’ve all been there… we have worked an ongoing gig, or got wind that we would be requested for future work. It’s a boost to the old ego for sure (and for the bank account as this is our […]
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#deafstory 2016 in San Diego
ASL Only More #deafstory stories: Jerry Wilding Keith Drown – snippet – Charles Ward Alwayne Grim (Peace Corps) Janette Kendra Derek Lynnette Mike Richard meets Graybill Kelly Scarlet Todd Richard (From Torrance to China) Helga Elena