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…

Happy 2016 National ASL Day!

April 15 is ASL Day  (American Sign Language).  For 2016, the theme of National Library Week is “Libraries Transform” – a national observance, sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries in each April since 1958. And this month (April), American Association of School Librarians, one of the ALA 11 divisions, also encourages school…

2016 Region IV Conference – Call for Support Staff

Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf and Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Region IV are “teaming up” once again to host the most relevant and comprehensive signed language interpreting conference of 2016. “Team Work Makes the Dream Work” will be held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Houston, TX, July 21-24, 2016. The conference committee is…