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,…

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…

"Sign Language Interpreting Agencies in Nebraska: Informational Meeting" in white text on a black background

Sign Language Interpreting Agencies in Nebraska: Informational Meeting

Thursday, June 20th, 2019 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center at University of Nebraska-UNO 6001 Dodge St, Omaha *Free parking in front of the building – check in at the little kiosk* Presentation Panel: Representatives from different Sign Language Interpreting Agencies will present their business philosophies and approaches before a Q&A…