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Town Hall: HB1064 – MD Interpreter Act

Recording of the live streamed meeting is now available for playback. Please be aware the video may buffer from time-to-time as a result of the internet connection at the time. This video will remain available to the public for future viewing.

NEWS

1503, 2019

New Course: “Advanced Interpreting Immersion: Depiction II”

Advanced Interpreting Immersion: Enrich Your Interpretations with the Power of Depiction II This course is designed for both Deaf and hearing interpreters working in any setting where advanced ASL discourse strategies are required. The course explores the three vital components of an effective ASL message: advanced non-manual signals, classifiers, and facial grammar. The [...]

1303, 2019

Submitting Motions to the 2019 RID National Conference

Submitting Motions to the 2019 National Conference Bylaws requirements for motions to be considered at the biennial RID business meeting. Hello! The biennial membership business meeting will be held during the 2019 RID National Conference. This message includes important dates to note in preparation of the business meeting. As has been done in the past, [...]

1303, 2019

Deaf Interpreter Translation Series Workshops

Deaf Interpreter Translation Series Workshops DI Translation Series: CART Interpreting Hosted by: Gallaudet Interpreting Services Presents Presenters: Darla Konkel, MA, CDI and Gino Gouby, CDI & SC:L Friday, April 19, 2019 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Gallaudet University - 800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002 - Room: SAC 1213 The main focus [...]

203, 2019

CATIE Center Support for the 2019 MHIT in Montgomery, AL

Here at the CATIE Center, we aim to "Increase the quantity of sign language interpreters and improve the quality of sign language interpreting available in mental and behavioral health settings.” To do so, the CATIE Center is pleased to announce that we will be offering support for individuals to attend the 2019 Alabama Mental [...]

203, 2019

Call for Presentations: 2019 RID Conference

Calling all Interpreters and Transliterators of Color (ITOC)! We are looking for new and thought-provoking presentations for the 2019 RID National Conference in Providence, RI, Sunday, July 7th to Thursday, July 11th. As a member section, we have the honor of filling a number of allotted presentation times for RID during this conference.  [...]

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