Save the Date: Omaha Association of the Deaf 75th Anniversary Banquet

Saturday, April 25 2020 OAD’s 75th Anniversary Banquet Omaha Firefighters Hall, 6005 Grover Street, Omaha, NE 68106 For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Barbie Nacarelli at OAD75th@gmail.com or text (402) 212-3760 or (402) 509-5231 (VP). OAD Hall is located at 4050 Hillsdale Avenue, Omaha, NE  68107. If interested in renting OAD Hall,…

Atomic Hands Logo

Atomic Hands

Atomic Hands was founded by Alicia Wooten and Barbara Spiecker who are strong advocates of science and the Deaf community. Alicia and Barbara met at Rochester Institute of Technology while taking classes together and doing research in the same lab. They bonded tightly over science, traveling, camping, and cats. Both went on to pursue doctoral…

Know Your Phrase

Kentucky Phrase? Key Phrase?

Actually, it means “Know Your Phrase” The National Deaf Center listserv recently shared some links to help improve one’s English proficiency. As an added bonus/challenge for interpreters, how would you interpret these phrases? If you are willing, send a video with your sample(s) to publications@nebraskarid.org and we will post/share them with others. I guess, when…

Never Mind! Bookcover

An Awesome Collaboration

Author Kelly Brakenhoff shared with me a copy of her first book featuring Duke, the Deaf Dog, titled “Never Mind!” When I reached the end, I was amazed at how much collaboration had gone into this publication. Kelly reached out to several members of Nebraka’s Deaf community and really made an exquisite testimony to the…

Renew your membership with neRID

2019 neRID Membership Renewal

Please take a moment to renew your annual membership with neRID OR (extra bonus) you can JOIN neRID! Again this year, we are asking for you to consider making a couple of donations. The first is a $5 donation to NeAD, the Nebraska Association of the Deaf. We have decided not to make the donation…