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…

neRID Elections: Call for Nominations

2017 neRID Elections: Call for Nominations

It is a year ending with an odd number, which means the following offices are up for election: President Secretary Southeast Area Representative Central-Western Area Representative The bylaws state that the president and secretary “must be dual members of neRID and RID in good standing for at least two (2) consecutive years immediately prior to…

OAD Lunch & Dinner

OAD Lunch & Dinner Saturday, September 10th @ OAD Hall 4050 Hillsdale Ave, Omaha MENU: Lunch from 11am to 1:30pm: Chili Hot Dogs & Chips (Other toppings available) $4.00 Dinner from 5:30 pm to ? Pulled Pork Sandwich Pork Beans & Chips $6.00 Money proceeds to OAD/MAAD 2017 Softball Tournament