Spread Some Cheer!

From the University of Nebraska – Omaha Sign Language Interpreter Bachelor Degree Program: We have three students that will be missing out on their Pinning Ceremony and their graduation this year.  As you can imagine, many tears were shed.  The Pinning Ceremony is like a ‘rite of passage’ welcoming them into the profession. In this…

Mental Health Interpreter Training Project

Alabama’s Mental Health Interpreter Training Project (MHIT) 2020 is currently accepting applications and the CATIE Center is once again offering financial assistance for folks who have been accepted into this year’s program.    While all interpreters who have been accepted to attend MHIT 2020 are encouraged to apply, individuals from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged…

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,…

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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…