2018 neRID Fall Conference – Level Up! – How to Analyze Your Work: Strategies for Self Evaluation

Saturday afternoon September 29, 2018 Learn how to analyze and identify elements of cohesion, discourse mapping, effective fingerspelling, stress, affect, and many other elements that make for an accurate and equivalent interpretation. Specific features of ASL discourse (use of space, coherence, cohesion, fingerspelling, etc) are reviewed as needed, but this workshop is primarily practical application.…

2018 neRID Fall Conference – Level Up! – Classifiers and the Ethics of Just Making Up a Sign

Saturday morning September 29, 2018 Interpreters in educational settings often struggle to represent content in areas where there are not content-specific standardized ASL signs. This workshop will review classifier types and use and will discuss methods for using classifiers to make semantically appropriate signs. This workshop will include a discussion on the ethical issues of…

2018 neRID Conference – Level Up! – Reflective Practice: Practical Application of Models of Ethical Decision Making

Friday, September 28 6:00 – 9:00 PM The RID Code of Professional Conduct guides the practice of interpreting. This workshop addresses tenets (2) and (3) regarding interpreter skills, knowledge and conduct by presenting two current models for ethical decision-making and having interpreters work through some of their own experiences in light of ethical practices. Demand…

2018 neRID Conference – Level Up! – Mentoring Workshop

Saturday morning September 29, 2018 Mentoring 101: This workshop is for seasoned interpreters who are ready to take the plunge and start mentoring other interpreters who want to improve their product. The workshop teaches participants to analyze interpreters products, based on their skill levels, and how to identify areas which need improvement. Whether the interpreter…

Renew your membership with neRID

Renew You!

Please take a moment to renew your annual membership with neRID OR (extra bonus) you can JOIN neRID! In addition to paying your dues 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. The board is…