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Dec 13, 2019, 7pm

Staten Island Club of the Deaf Inc
Annual Holiday Party

Friday, Dec 13, 2019

$25 - Member, $30 - Non Member

92 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10301

Door opens at 7pm
RSVP by Dec 6th for more info

Nov 23, 2019, 2pm-7pm
Staten Island Club of the Deaf Presents
Thanksgiving Affair

Nov 23, 2019
Door opens at 2pm. Ends at 7pm.

$15 Adv tix, $20 at door

St. Francis De Sales School
280 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11225 for more info.





Oct 5, 2019, 7pm

Staten Island Club of the Deaf INC Presents
Domestic Violence Awareness Fundraiser

Purple Hat - Please wear a purple hat to show your support to end domestic violence. Appetizers will be included.

92 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10301

Oct 5, 2019
7pm for more info

Sept 27 - 28, 2018
DeafNation Expo & Conference

Sept 27-28, 2019

College of Staten Island, Sports & Recreation Center

Free admission. Visit for more info.

Dec 8, 2018, 11am-6pm

Second Annual
Bluejays Holiday Expo

December 8, 2018
11am - 6pm

Lexington School for the Deaf - Gym
25-26 75th street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370

Free admission. Please join us for a fun day filled with fun. Open to the public.


Sept 16, 2018, 10am-5pm

Al Lepre's
American Sign Language Exposition

Sunday, Sept 16, 2018
Pier 16 South Street Seaport

Free admission

Expo, marketplace, free health screenings, kids activities & great city view





 Sept 13, 2018, 7pm

Deafopia Tour Presents
The Deaf House

New York School for the Deaf
555 Knollwood Road
White Plains, NY 10603

Thursday, Sept 13, 2018
Doors open 7pm

To purchase tickets online:

May 12, 2018, 9am-4pm

Interpreting Witness Testimony and Depositions:
Why Consecutive Interpreting is Considered Best Practice

In this all day workshop, the instructor will provide participants with opportunities to practice interpreting witness testimony and depositions in order to evaluate first hand why these should only be done consecutively. This process will utilize various ways to practice and analyze the efficacy of Simultaneous Interpreting versus Consecutive Interpreting, and then discuss how the use of one over another may impact the results.

Presented by Mary Sue Owens

May 12, 2018

The American School for the Deaf
139 North Main st
West Hartford, CT Cost: $100 for CRID Members, $120 for Non Members.
.6 PS CEUs

Email or call 860-908-4395 to register.


Apr 14, 2018, 9am-4pm

Interpreting Miranda and the Advisement of Rights

These two pieces of text refer to the rights we have under the 5th and 6th Amendments to the US Consitution. Before someone can waive his/her rights, they need to know what they are. This workshop will be a hands on, group focused analysis of these texts. Together we will develop and practice interpretations to assist us when faced with the real life experience. While we know "practice makes perfect" is not the case, we do know that practice can help us be better prepared.

Presented by Mary Sue Owens

Apr 14, 2018

The American School for the Deaf
139 North Main st
West Hartford, CT

Cost: $100 for CRID Members, $120 for Non Members.
.6 PS CEUs

Email or call 860-908-4395 to register.


Mar 21, 2018, 6pm

ASL Slam Presents
Douglas Ridloff
One Man Show

Slammin' Long Island at East Meadow HS
101 Carmen Ave
East Meadow, NY
$15 Admission at door

Mar 21, 2018


Mar 20, 6-9pm

NYC Metro RID Presents
Interpreting in the Jewish Setting
Part II

Participants will get a crash course on basic Jewish vocabulary and concepts, and the accepted signs for each word/concept. Participants will also be provided with advice and tips on dealing with situations where the spoken language is not English (as often happens at Jewish events). Activities and exercises will be included in this session.

Mar 20, 6-9pm
31-10 Thomson Ave

Members: $25, Non Members: $35
To register,


Mar 19, 6-9pm

NYC Metro RID Presents
Interpreting in the Jewish Setting
Part I

Covers the Jewish lifecycle, from brit milahs and bar mitzvahs to weddings and funerals. Interpreters will be given guidance in dress code, acceptable/expected etiquette, and methods/tips in interpreting the event successfully.

Mar 19, 6-9pm
31-10 Thomson Ave

Members: $25, Non Members: $35
To register,


Mar 15, 2018, 6-7:30pm
ASL-English Interpretation Program
CUNY/LaGuardia Community College
Open House

Mar 15, 2018

LaGuardia Community College
E-Bldg, Room E-242
Interpreters Provided

For info, email or call 718-289-4185

Feb 15, 2018, 7:30pm
LIRID Presents
Annual Comedy Fundraiser

Feb 15, 2018
Doors open: 6:30pm
Show starts: 7:30pm

Governors of Levittown
90 Division Ave 11756

Show will be interpreted. Purchase tickets via paypal on or email

Feb 2, 2018

ASL Slam Presents
The Dating Game

Feb 2, 2018
Social Hour: 6-7pm
Show: 7-8:30pm

Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 East 3rd st
New York, NY






Dec 17, 2017, 3pm

NYC Deaf Chanukah Celebration

Dec 17, 2017
Doors open at 3pm

Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280

Adults $30
Children 6-12 $15



Dec 5, 2017, 1-6pm

SICD's Children Holiday Party

Games, Arts, Snacks, Drinks, and more!
Free gift for the kids!

Adults: $5, Children: $8

Dec 10, 2017

92 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10301

Please RSVP by Dec 5th to


Dec 9, 2017, 11am-7pm

Deafopia Holiday Expo

December 9, 2017

Lexington School for the Deaf
25-26 75th st
East Elmhurst, NY 11370

Free admission


Dec 1, 2017, 6-8:30pm

ASL Slam Improv Show

Dec 1, 2017
6-7pm Social Hour
7-8:30pm Show

Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 E 3rd st
New York, NY for tickets


Nov 18, 2017, 2-7pm

Thanksgiving Affair

November 18, 2017

St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf
260 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11225

$15 advance tickets or $20 at the door or 347-695-1194 for more info.


Nov 9, 2017, 6-8pm

Identifying & Articulating The Need of a Deaf Interpreter

Nov 9, 2017

Room E-242. .2 CEUs

Often hearing interpreters are unsure of how to discuss the role of Deaf interpreters, or how to formally request a Deaf interpreter. Hearing interpreters are often responsible for determining whether a Deaf interpreter is necessary. This workshop is designed to work with hearing interpreters to identify issues related to working with Deaf interpreters. It will explore what Deaf interpreters do and will share research on attitude and perception of Deaf interpreters. Participants will be encouraged to develop language to advocate for working with Deaf interpreters in different settings. for registration


Oct 28, 2017, 1pm

ProTactile Social

Let Deaf & sighted and hearing signers mingle with DeafBlind people!

October 28, 2017

Au Bon Pain
1251 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY

If you have any questions, please contact or


Oct 27, 2017, 8pm-2am
Staten Island Club of the Deaf
Halloween Party

October 27, 2017
8pm - 2am

92 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10301







Oct 20, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017

Visual Hands
Advanced Medical Interpreting Workshop

This workshop will enhance and refresh the experienced interpreter's knowledge of body systems in the medical environment. Emphasis will be placed on dropping form in order to interpret complex medical terminology while using classifiers and handshapes. Each interpreter will gain 1:1 feedback from a team of successful Deaf interpreters and ASL experts.

Friday 10/20 - 6-9pm
Saturday 10/21 - 9am-5:30pm
Sunday 10/22 9am-2pm

American School for the Deaf
Vocational Building
Rockwell Conference Room
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107

CRID Members: $200
Non-members: $225

To register, please visit


Sep 23, 2017, 6-11:30pm

Dancing with the Deaf Stars
Hosted by Deaf Women of Color

September 23, 2017

Queens Theatre
14 United Nations Avenue South
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY

 $100 via

Best Western Plus LaGuardia Airport Hotel
112-26 Roosevelt Ave, Corona NY



Sep 15, 2017, 5-7:30pm

National Action Network - NYC Chapter
HOJ Deaf Club
A Discussion about MTA Buses and Subways

Sept 15, 2017

What the Deaf traveler needs to know about the bus and subway system in NYC.

Nan House of Justice
106 W 145 st for more info.


Sep 9, 2017

LIRID Member Appreciation Day
Domestic Violence in the Deaf Community

Deaf people are more likely to experience domestic or intimate partner violence than their hearing counterparts. This workshop will be an introduction to domestic violence and intimate partner violence. Participants will learn about statistics and warning signs and how this problem affects the Deaf community. Participants will learn what to do, how to respond, and where to get help if they suspect a consumer is experiencing domestic violence. Mandatory reporting will also be discussed.

Saturday, Sept 9, 2017
Lunch will be provided at 11:30am, after the general meeting.

Free for LIRID and Metro RID members. $20 for non-members.

Nassau Community College
One Education Drive
Garden City, NY
F Building, Room 129

Please RSVP by 9/1/2017 to if you are able to attend


Sep 8, 2017, 7-8:30pm
ASL Slam
Levi Anderson Comedy Show

$13 Admission
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 East 3rd st
New York, NY

Sept 8, 2017
6-7pm Social hour
7-8:30pm Show

Sep 9, 2017, 6-11pm

North Jersey Community Center of the Deaf, Inc.
End of Summer Social

Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament & Bingo

Saturday, Sept 9, 2017
Little Ferry VFW Post 809
100 Main Street
Little Ferry, NJ 08643


Sep 2, 2017

Sign Language Network & CODAs of Color
Deaf/HH, Friends & Family
Labor Day Picnic

Saturday, Sept 2, 2017
at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Pier #2

Free - Bring your own lunch


Aug 26, 2017, 4-9pm

Black and White Party
Sponsored by Deaf Welness & Recreation Center (DWRC)

We will provide refreshment, celebration, silent auction, dance, and many more. All proceeds benefit Life Improvement Plan (LIP) for Deaf & Deaf-Blind patrons. This fundraising event is to promote & expand LIP services.

August 26, 2017

The Church of the Village
201 West 13th st
New York, NY



Jun 15 & Jun 16, 2017, 6:30pm

DreamStreet Theatre Company Presents
The Wicked and the Wonderful:
Scenes and Songs from OZ

June 15 & June 16, 2017

647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

6:30pm - Doors open
7:30pm - Show



Jun11, 2017, 12-5pm
Casting Call for Deaf Actors
Coffee Shop (Working Title)
A Short Film

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Made in NY Media Center by IFP
30 John St
Dumbo / Brooklyn, NY

Seeking male / female actors
Ages late 20s-30s / all ethnicities
For lead roles - must be Deaf ASL fluent

Filming will be in Brooklyn, NY July 17 - 18, 2017
Must be available all day for shoot dates

Please submit contact info and recent photo to reserve a slot:

Jun 11, 11am-4pm


NYC Metro RID is excited to present the First Annual NYC Metro RID BBQ. Free BBQ food, games, friends, family, fun and ASL!

Sunday, June 11
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY
11am - Chapter Meeting
12-4pm BBQ Times!

BYOC - Bring your own chair



Jun 3, 2017, 10am

NYCBDA's 2017 Run/Walk

NYCBDA Healthy Challenge: Let's get moving!

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
10am (Registration begins at 9am)

Entry fee: Members $5.00, Non-members $10.00

Astoria Park 19 19th st Astoria, NY
Please contact with questions.


Jun 2, 2017, 7-11pm

A Night Among The Stars
A Benefit for New York Deaf Theatre

June 2nd, 2017
7 - 11pm

Join us for the annual New York Deaf Theatre Benefit on Friday, June 2nd, 2017 from 7-11pm, which promises to be their best one yet! This year's theme: A Night Among The Stars, encourages guests to indulge in the glamour of old New York and Broadway, with an evening of cocktails, appetizers and dancing.

  • General admission tickets are $75 from 7-11pm, featuring an open bar, specialty cocktails, appetizers and silent auction.
  • VIP admission tickets are $125, which includes an extra exclusive VIP only hour of celebration from 6-7pm, and entitles you to to a special NYDT VIP Gift Bag, a special performance by Kriston Lee Pumphrey, and more!

All proceeds from the annual benefit go towards the upcoming NYDT 2017-18 theatrical season. This year's event is graciously sponsored by the SignTalk Foundation. 

Go to to register.



Jul 12-16, 2017

Deaf Interpreter Conference II

July 12-15, 2017

Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Go to to register or email

Earn CEUs! Gain knowledge! Enhance skills! Explore current trends in the field of Deaf interpreting!


Jun 11-17, 2017
ASL and Deaf Culture Immersion Week

June 11-17, 2017

$450 per person
$600 per couple/family (includes room and board)

Come together for a unique and exciting summer experience! This week-long ASL total immersion program is designed for age 18+ adults with all skill levels of ASL, including first-time learners, interpreting students, and working interpreters. Families are welcome! Learn ASL in a fun and relaxed environment! There will be workshops, activities and games. Recreational activities such as swimming, tubing, canoeing, hiking, stories by the bonfire, and field trips will be on the schedule. Bonus: CEUs provided for interpreters!

For more information:

Jun 3, 2017, 11am-4pm
ASL Fest

Fun for the whole family. ASL signing stories, activities, face painting and more. Sign language interpreters will be provided.

Free admission.

Jun 3, 2017

Joseph Caleb Auditorium
5400 NW 22nd Ave Bldg B
Miami, Florida 33142
Voice: 786-505-7926 VP: 786-350-1030

May 21, 2017, 3pm
Sign and Sing Presents
Stories of Love & Travel in ASL, English, and Music

May 21, 2017
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway
New York, NY

  Open captions and assisted listening devices provided. For ticket information, go to


May 19, 2017, 7pm
ASL Slam NYC Presents
ASL Flash Mob

Catch the 7pm train from W 14 st to Broadway Junction, then switching trains and riding back to Lorimer Train stop and then congregating at Barcade Bar in Williamsburg. If you can't catch the 7pm train, meet us at Barcade at 8pm!

May 19, 2017, 7pm

388 Union Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211

May 12, 2017, 6:30-9:30pm

The Business Aspect of Being an Interpreter
By Kathleen D. Taylor, MA, CT/CT, NAD IV

Explore various business practices associated with being a professional sign language interpreter to complement your knowledge of the bicultural-bilingual aspects of your work. Review topics such as billing, ethics, self-promotion, communication skills, and other tools to help you build and run your business.

May 12, 2017
Charles & Stella Guttman Community College
50 W 40th st Room 410
New York, NY

Cost: $50, CUNY Staff: $30, NAOBI Member: $15
0.3 CEUs
Contact Howard Hines Jr. Ph: 646-664-8788


May 6, 2017, 2pm

Staten Island Club of the Deaf
Games, Fun, Prizes!

May 6, 2017
Main game: 2pm

92 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10301

More Info: or 347-695-1194


Apr 29, 2017, 4-6pm
New York City Deaf Black Advocates Hosts
ASL Bowling

April 29, 2017

Lucky Strike
624-660 W 42nd street
New York, NY 10036

Members: $15, Non-members: $20
Please contact

Apr 21, 2017, 10am-3pm
The Career Expo for People with disABILITIES & Wounded Warriors

To pre-register, go to
April 21, 2017

Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA

Join us at our Boston, MA career expo to meet with Fortune 500 companies and government agencies looking to recruit new talent.

Apr 6-9, 2017
12th Biennial National Conference
Deaf Women of Color Conference

April 6-9, 2017
Guilford College
5800 W Friendly Ave
Greensboro, NC 27410

$100 - General
$75 - Students / seniors

Mar 31, 2017, 6pm
ASL Pasta Night

Mar 31, 2017

Come mingle in ASL while enjoying a delicious Italian meal. $20. Doors open at 6pm. Dinner will be served at 6:30pm.

Massapequa HS Ames School (Cafeteria)
198 Baltimore Ave
Massapequa, NY

Mar 27, 2017, 6-7:30pm

ASL-English Interpretation Program

Attend  our open house panel and learn about:

- LaGuardia's nationally recognized ASL-English Interpretation Program

- Earning a BA degree in interpreting

 - State of the art iMac interpreting lab

- Application and admission process

Talk to current students, recent graduates, staff and faculty

Monday, March 27, 2017
LaGuardia Community College
E-Bldg, Room E-242

For more information and to reserve your seat, email or call 718-482-5313 (v) or visit


Mar 24, 2017, 2pm

Staten Island Club of the Deaf

92 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10301 or 347-695-1194

Saturday, March 24, 2017, 2pm


Mar 21, 2017, 4pm
13th Annual Celebration of Deaf History, Culture and Language:
The Latinx Deaf Experience

LaGuardia Community College
April 21, 2017

Please email or call 347-396-0077.

Mar 5, 2017, 5:30-7pm

Yoga Class in American Sign Language

Geeta Sagar, Certified Deaf Yogi, will take you through a transformative Toga class using American Sign Language as her medium of communication. Open to all levels. Emphasis will be on correct breathing, toning muscle, improving flexibility and relieving stress to the joints and all areas of the body.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

57 Lake Road
Congers, NY $15 per person or 917-640-5294


Jan 21, 2017, 1pm-4m

NYC Black Deaf Advocates

General Meeting
Open to the Public

Saturday, January 21st, 2017
Time: 1pm- 4pm

Church of Saint Thomas More
65 East 89th street
New York, NY 10128

?Nearby train: 4 train at 86th street?

If it is your time to renew membership- please contact Melvin Creamer at


Jan 14, 2017, 12:30-5pm
LIRID Presents
No Man is an Island
A Workshop on Vicarious Trauma

January 14, 2017

Nassau Community College
One Education Drive
Garden City, NY 11530
CCB 252/253

  Trauma is personal. It is measured by individual perception and processing. As interpreters, we are taught to disassociate from the situations our clients are in. We are constantly reminded that we are "just" their voice. However, the fact that we are all inherently susceptible to the energy of those around us is irrefutable. The act of dissecting the information we receive from our clients and delivering their message accurately neccessitates our total absorption and involvement. As a consequence, the members of our profession often deal with vicarious trauma. This workshop will define vicarious trauma so that its symptoms will be easier to identify and enable us to differentiate between vicarious trauma and work stress. Activities will focus on prevention and protection. Tools to help combat the effects of vicarious trauma will be established through interactive role playing. Participants of this workshop should expect to be fully engaged in self-explorative discussions and will leave with, at the very least, a clearer understanding of the ripple effects of trauma.

Payment accepted upon arrival. Cash or check only. $40 for LIRID/MetroRID members. $65 for non members. RSVP by 1/7/16 to



Dec 28, 2016, 6pm

Deaf Chanukah Celebration

Dec 28, 2016, 6pm
Museum of Jewish Heritage NYC

Adult: $30
Kids 6-12: $15

RSVP online at


Dec 10, 2016, 2-7pm
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community Celebration

Dec. 10, 2016
Canaan Baptist Church
Founder's Hall
132 W 16th st
New York, NY 10027

917-832-1117 to register

Dec. 10, 2016, 9am-1pm
LIRID Presents
Visualizing "Gross" Anatomy
Presented by Kimberly S. Kelstone, CI, CT, RN

Dec. 10, 2016
Nassau Community College
One Education Drive
Garden City, NY 11530
CCB 252/253

$30 for LIRID/MetroRID members, $55 for non members

You're interpreting. The doctor says, "We're going to have to remove your ______." Do you know where the ______ is? What's it connected to? Its main job? How essential is it? This workshop will give an overview of gross anatomy, the systems of the body, how everything is interconnected, and an approach to wrap one's hands (and head) around representing the complexity of the human body and its functions in ASL to produce clear interpretations. This workshop will include hands on practice with a variety of visual support stimuli and work in small groups, as well as provide resources for ongoing training and continued practice.

Dec. 10, 2016, 9am-5pm

Domestic Violence/Sexual Violence in Deaf Communities:
Trauma Informed Interpreting

This workshop will explore the journey, barriers and challenges that are specific to deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind victims of domestic violence and sexual violence. Workshop will include domestic violence/sexual violence 101, and how to be prepared to interpret trauma in medical and legal interpreting settings while recognizing one's own past and current trauma.

Dec. 10, 2016

NYC Metro RID Members: $40 Non Members: $55





Dec 5, 2016, 5-8pm

National Action Network - NYC Chapter
HOJ Deaf Club
Harlem ASL Night

Dec 5, 2016

2271 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd

$5 Cash only


Dec. 3, 2016
St. Joseph's Alumni Association
Christmas Party

St. Joseph's School for the Deaf
1000 Hutchinson River Parkway
Bronx, NY 10465

Dec. 3, 2016

Raffles, door prizes and fun activities for children. Email with questions.

Dec. 3, 2016, 5pm
Zoppi Deaf Camp
Holiday Celebration - Fundraiser

Dec. 3, 2016

Delicious food
50/50 raffle

$5 per person, $25 per family

St. John's Church
871 McCarter Highway
Newark, NJ 07102

Pay at door or

Nov. 20, 2016, 2-6pm

Thanksgiving Affair
Sponsored by Staten Island Club of the Deaf

Nov. 20, 2016
Immanuel Union Church
693 Jewett Ave
Staten Island, NY 10314

$15 advanced tickets, $20 at the door to register or vp 347-695-1194


Nov. 19, 2016, 1-4pm

An Overview of Sexually Transmitted Infections
Facilitated by Robert Salkowski, MPH, CHES

November 19, 2016 1-4pm
The East Brunswick Public Library
2 Civic Center Drive
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

For hearing, hard of hearing and Deaf interpreters and community members.

$30 for NJRID members, $45 for non-members


Nov 15, 2016, 1-3:00pm

Deaf Expressions

The Kissimmee Fire Department will address fire safety for the Deaf community and address:

- How to get a fire/smoke alarm that works for your disability
- How to make sure your fire/smoke alarm is working correctly
- How to be safer living with family when nobody in the household has a fire/smoke alarm
How to best communicate with fire/rescue personnel
- Plugging appliances/devices into one outlet - how much is safe, how much is too much?

 Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Oak st Park Community Center
717 N Palm Ave
Kissimmee, FL 34741

For more information, please contact or VP 321-280-2625


Nov 12, 2016, 9am-5pm
7th Annual Tri-County Deaf Picnic

The event is free, but the park entrance fee is $5 per vehicle with up to 8 people.

Oscar Scherer State Park - Pavilion 2
1836 South Tamiami Trail, Osprey FL 34229
Nov 12, 2016

Nov. 12, 2016, 12:30-3:30pm
LIRID Member Appreciation Day
Working with Students with Vision Loss in the Educational Setting
Presented by Susanne Morrow, MA, CI, CT

November 12, 2016 12:30-3:30pm (after the meeting)
Presented in English

  Suffolk County Community College
533 College Road, Selden
Babylon Student Center, Mildred Green Room

Free for LIRID or MetroRID Members
Can join upon arrival
Cash or check

Please RSVP by 11/5/16 to
Students with varying degrees of vision loss may require supplemental or non-traditional supports from an interpreter. These types of supports may range from pointing out where things are located in a room to providing human guide to language modification and concept development. When is an interpreter needed and when is a more expanded role needed? An intervener, a trained one-to-one in deaf-blindness, is a quickly evolving role in the field. Standardized training curricula are being developed and national certification is now available. Interpreters are largely unaware of the role of an intervener and may be unsure as to where the duties and expectations overlap and where they are different. This workshop will provide a baseline understanding of atypical vision, an overview of the roles and responsibilities of an intervener in comparison to that of an interpreter, and an exploration of hands on application in the classroom.

Friday, Oct 28, 6pm - Sunday, Oct 30, 12pm

Interpreting: Product or Process?
CODA Foundations I
With Betty Colonomos

The first module of the series focuses on the theoretical and conceptual base of the Integrated Model of Interpreting (aka the Colonomos Model) in a low stress environment. The training offers specific language to discuss interpreting work. Practice opportunities will be provided from ASL to English.

Gain a deeper understanding of what it means to convey equivalent messages by workin through graduated texts and activities beginning in consecutive mode and moving to simultaneous mode in later sessions. Working on skills such as text analysis, back translations and collaborative interpreting in small-group format, you will develop tools for understanding and improving your interpreting process. You will develop the language necessary to discuss the interpreting task with colleagues, using non-evaluative and non-judgemental language.

 Friday, October 28 6-9pm
Saturday, October 29, 9am-5pm
Sunday, October 30, 9am-12pm
Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley (ILCHV)
15-17 Third Street
Troy, NY 12180

Participants will be awarded 1.3 Professional Studies CEUs. Early bird registration is $200 and closes on Sept. 5. Regular registration is $250. For more information, contact Kelly Decker at

Oct 2-9, 2016
National Black Deaf Advocates Presents
Eastern Caribbean Cruise

October 2-9, 2016
Royal Caribbean, Freedom of the Seas
with Sign Language Interpreter Service

Between $802 and $1,151 per person. Book before December 28, 2015 to get a lower price in some cabin categories and an onboard credit.

Please contact Kerstin for more details at or 561-452-5480 or

Saturday, Oct 1, 12pm-6pm
New York City Black Deaf Advocates Present
Autumn Cookout

Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY
95 Prospect Park - W Parkside Ave

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Adults - $10
Children 6-12 - $5
Children under 5 free

RSVP or contact

Friday, Sept 23, 2016, 6:15pm
Lexington Alumni Association and Deaf Awareness Week Present
The Best Deaf Magic Show in New York

Magic Morgan and Liliana

Lexington School for the Deaf
25-26 75th street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370

Friday, September 23, 2016
Doors open: 6:15pm
Showtime: 7pm

Adults - $10
HS w/ ID - $5
12 and under - Free


Tuesday, Sept 6, 2016, 3:30 - 6:30pm
NYC DOE Orientation for K-12 Interpreters

Interpreters interested in K-12 classroom interpreting opportunities, ongoing or per diem, are encouraged to attend the annual New York City Department of Education Orientation to be held on:

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
0.30 CEUs

Hotel Pennsylvania - Madison Room
401 7th Ave 18th fl
New York, NY 10001

DOE Speakers:
Beth Prevor, CT - OSLIS Director
Lewis Merkin, CDI - OSLIS Mentorship Coordinator

Please RSVP to Write RSVP OSLIS in the subject line. Speak to Maria regarding DOE eligibility requirements.
  Sociology of American Deaf Communities
Presented by John Collins

Explore the most common definitions of culture; the difference between culture and community; language and acquisition; and the relationship language and culture. Learn basic cultural concepts, including language, identity, values, norms, rules of social interaction and traditions, within various Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities and discuss their effect on the individual.

Monday, Aug 1-4, 2016

NSLIC National Sign Language & Interpreting Conference
Certification Series Seminar

August 1-4, 2016
Pasadena Convention Center
300 Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

This year's event is focused on skills that will enhance performance and knowledge of certification as well as overall skills in day-to-day interpreting. Earn up 0.6 Professional Studies CEUs per day. Attend all 4 sessions and earn 2.4 CEUs.

 To register, go to


Tuesdays & Thursdays, Jul 19 - Aug 4, 2016, 6pm - 8pm
Preparation for the National Interpreter Certification (NIC) Performance Exam
Facilitated by Dylan Geil and Kathy Walley

Practice independently and prepare for the National Interpreter Certification (NIC) performance exam with guidance from the 12 hour seminar. You will review NIC exams, explore test taking strategies for performance-based tests, receive individual feedback on interpretations based on tasks identified by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), and develop self-analysis skills of interpreting work.

Tuesdays & Thursdays
July 19 - August 4, 2016
6pm - 8pm
Laguardia Community College, C-244
1.2 CEUs

Contact Vanessa Watson at 718-482-5313 or

Wednesday, Jun 29, 6pm - 8pm
ASL-English Interpretation Program
Grounding Yourself and Trusting the Process: The Art and Science of Mental Health Interpreting
Facilitated by Tomina J. Schwenke

For students or seasoned interpreters, explore the field of mental health interpreting. Topics include concepts and terminology related to diagnosis, testing and psychiatric medications; assessment measures for academic, achievement, projective and executive functioning; and on the job issues, such as emotional competence, burnout and stress coping.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Laguardia Community College, Room E-501

To register, contact Vanessa Watson at 718-482-5313 or email

Jun 17, 2016, 6-8:30pm

ASL Slam

ASL Slam offers the stage to audience members to come up and Rap, Rhapsodize, and Rehash!

$10 admission
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 E 3rd st

June 17, 2016
6-7pm - Social hour
7-8:30pm Show


Saturday, Jun 11, 10am-12:30pm
ASL Interpreted Shabbat Morning Service

A service with full readings from the Torah and Haftorah. Refreshments and social hour will follow services. For additional info, please contact Bram at or 212-677-0368v.

Saturday, June 11th
10am - 12:30pm

Town & Village Synagogue
334 East 14th st

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016, 8:30am-5pm

Visualize This:
Drawing in Space with ASL Classifiers

As a native English speaker, you work within a linear language, but ASL uses space and movement through classifiers to show a visual picture. When using classifiers, are you able to clearly portray the English message in ASL? Do you know how to clearly show a car accident, a Lasik eye surgery, or a gymnast going through their routines? This workshop provides participants with an overview of using classifiers by focusing on what they mean, when to use them, and how they are used. Participants will explore various classifiers to express a visual picture - breaking away from English words to translate ideas visually. This workshop strongly focuses on ASL storytelling, ASL performing, and ideas on how to use the appropriate handshape to show a clearer picture of the context involved. This workshop will also provide hands-on experiences & skill building activities needed for appropriate classifier use applied to complex descriptions and images. Complicated confusing pictures, eye gaze, role shifting, spatial referencing and appropriate use in storytelling will also be presented. Emphasis is placed on developing the ability to think in picturesas a way to improve expressive and receptive communication skills (0.7 RID CEUs available).

$65 per participant postmarked by Feb 16, 2016 or $80 at the door. Please RSVP with payment to or go to

April 16, 2016, 8:30am - 5pm

University of Albany
1400 Washington Ave
Albany, NY


Apr 10, 17, 24, 1pm - 4pm
Signing Coders

Signing Coders is a series of workshops on creative expression with technology, focusing on computer programming, art and poetry. As an educational initiative for accessiblity and diversity, Signing Coders focuses reaching out to youth who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. However, these workshops are free and open to people of all age and ability. To ensure inclusive learning experience, real-time transcription will be provided along with ASL interpretation. The first sessions will be April 10, 17, and 24 between 1 and 4pm at BRIC in Brooklyn, NY. To register, please sign up at

Saturday, Apr 9, 2016, 9:30am-1:30pm

CDI Information Session
Deaf Interpreters: an Introduction to Interpreting
Presented by Christopher Tester, CDI, SC:L

April 9, 2016
Nassau Community College
1 Education Drive, Garden City
CCB Building Room 252/253

Free for Deaf/HH Community

This forum for members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community covers the fundamentals of Deaf interpreter practice. We look at its origins and how it has evolved over time. Learners gain an overview of the foundational skills and knowledge required of Deaf interpreters. The role of the Deaf community and interpreters in the future growth of the field and improving communication access is also explored. Learners also reflect on how their personal and formative experiences impact their potential as Deaf interpreters. Learners will also briefly explore the theory and practice of consecutive interpreting, simultaneous interpreting, and sight translation. Learners also engage in observation and role-play activities whereby they gain experience with a variety of approaches and discourse styles.

RSVP to by 4/1/16.


Sunday, Mar 20, 2016, 9am - 4pm

New York City Metro RID
The Blind Spot: Speaking of Race
A Workshop Salon

Sunday, March 20, 2016

PS 347
225 E 23 st
New York, NY 10010

$40 for NYC Metro RID and LIRID Members
$55 for non-members

Please RSVP by Sunday, March 13 to

Workshop: Blind Spot is the practice of recognizing and resisting internalized and systemic white supremacy. Many of us are unpracticed in speaking constructively about our racial lens. Blind Spot's facilitated salons are designed for communities seeking to achieve greater critical thinking around inclusivity. Featuring curated exercises and video prompted dialogue, we create a healthy environment for practicing racial discourse. We believe that by acknowledging, engaging with, and opposing white supremacy we can all recognize more agency. Participants learn to articulate their thoughts and feelings about race, recognize systems and ideologies that contribute to racism, and analyze their own actions as contributing to, or working against white supremacy.

This workshop will be conducted in English/ASL. .5 CEUs available! To receive CEUs, you must contact no later than March 19th.


Saturday, Mar 19, 2016, 1pm - 4:30pm
New Jersey Association of the Deaf, Inc. and
Northwest Jersey Association of the Deaf, Inc. present
Deaf Grassroots Movement New Jersey

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Cranford Community Center
220 Walnut Ave, Room 200
Cranford, NJ 07016
Free Admission

Welcome to all individuals who value the needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities. Our doors are open to leaders of organizations, parents of Deaf children, interpreters, teachers, CODAs and more. Please arrive by 12:45pm. Please RSVP by March 11 to

Thursdays, Mar 16, 2016 - Jun 16, 2016, 5:45pm - 9pm
ASL - English Interpretation Program
Sociology of American Deaf Communities
Presented by John Collins

Explore the most common definitions of culture; the difference between culture and community; language acquisition; and the relationship between language and culture. Learn basic cultural concepts, including language, identity, values, norms, rules of social interaction and traditions, within various Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing communities and discuss their effect on the individual. You will also examine current linguistic, political, social, philosophical, and future directions within Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities.

Thursdays, March 10, 2016 - June 16, 2016
A16INT003A $485
LaGuardia Community College, Room TBD

Enroll by March 7!
Contact Vanessa Watson at 718-482-5313 or or register online at

Sunday, March 13, 2016, 12pm - 2pm

ReelAbilities Film Festival
Beyond Hollywood: Authenticity & Opportunity

Filmmakers and actors with disabilities continue to have limited access to opportunities in film and television. With new formats and platforms opening doors to a more diverse and accessible production and programming, people of all abilities should be able to break through Hollywood's less accessible barriers and create a more inclusive media landscape.Join us for this constructive conversation to learn from industry professionals as they discuss their own career paths and explore the tension between authenticity and artistic license, between accuracy and appropriation. for more info and to register.

Sunday, March 13, 2016
12pm - 2pm


Saturday, Mar 5, 2016, 11am - 2pm
NYPD Deaf and Hard of Hearing Outreach

Opportunity to interact with various units of the NYPD and other agencies. Interpreters will be available.

Saturday, March 5, 2016
235 East 20th st
New York, NY 10003

Contact Sgt Andrea Cruz

Sunday, Feb 21, 2016, 1:30pm

St. Ann's Church for the Deaf and Connect Present
Running Days are Done
Performance about Sexual Abuse

Rev. Michelle Nickens with Alexandra Wailes (Deaf actress)

Sunday, Feb 21, 2016
10:30am - Church Service with Rev. Wm. Erich Krengel (Deaf priest)
12 noon - Lunch
1:30pm - Performance begins

209 East 16th st
New York, NY 10003

RSVP via email: or 347-458-9571 (text preferred) or VP 646-807-4019

Caution: Performance may contain sensitive and explicit language of a sexual nature.


Saturday, Feb 20, 2016, 6pm - 10pm

Metropolitan Asian Deaf Association Presents
14th Annual Lunar New Year Banquet

Saturday, Feb 20, 2016
6pm - 10pm

Ichiumi Japanese Buffet
6 East 32nd street
New York, NY 10016

MADA Members: $60
Non Members: $65
At the Door: $70

Please contact Michelle Zheng at or videophone at 718-593-4793.

The fees include your donation to the CODA/KODA Summer Camp 2016. Prizes will be given to winners and it will also include complimentary drinks such as sodas and teas. Alcoholic beverages not included in this fee.


Thursday, Feb 18, 2016, 7pm
Deaf Extraordinary Artists Foundation Presents
Washington Capitals Vs New York Islanders

Thursday, Feb 18, 2016, 7pm
Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Only 32 tickets available. Tickets are first come first serve. $32 each. Please contact

February 14, 2016, 7pm

Jewish Deaf
United in Support of Israel

Featuring guest speaker Michelle Napell, Executive Director of One Family. Michelle Napell will speak about terrorism in Israel and how One Family is helping families that are victims of terrorism. In addition, a representative from each sponsoring organization will lead a part of the program.

Sunday, Feb 14, 2016, 7pm
Breslov of Flatbush
1909 New York Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11210

ASL and RSL interpreters will be available.


Saturday, Feb 6, 2016, 5pm
Whitney Signs:
Frank Stella: A Retrospective

Experience the Whitney's world renowned collection of modern and contemporary American art in American Sign Language. Join us for a free tour in ASL of Frank Stella: A Retrospective led by an expert Deaf educator accompanied by a voice interpreter. The tour begins at 5pm, with a pre-tour wine and cheese reception from 4-5pm in the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center.

Register at

Monday, Jan 25, 2016, 6pm

Tenement Museum
Sweatshop Workers Tour in ASL

Pay a visit to the Levine family's garment workshop and the Rogarshevsky's Sabbath table at the turn of the 20th century, when the Lower East Side was the most densely populated place in the world. Explore how immigrants balanced work, family, and religion at a time of great change.

A Deaf educator will lead the tour, with no spoken English translation. The tour will be an hour and a half long, followed by a reception featuring local Lower East Side foods. The tour is free but space is limited. Tickets must be reserved by emailing or by calling 877-97-LESTM.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016, 6pm


Saturday, Jan 23, 2016, 2pm & Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016, 8pm
Roundabout Theater Company Presents
Noises Off
A Hands On Interpreted Performance

Full of shocking surprises and gut-busting humor, Noises Off is the classic show-within-a-show that voyages to the outer limits of hilarity.

  Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 - 2pm
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 - 8pm

Interpreters: Candy Broecker-Penn, Jon Wolfe Nelson, Christina Trunzo-Mosleh, Keith Wann

$58.50 + 2.50 convenience charge

American Airlines Theatre
227 Weat 42nd st
New York, NY

For ticket info,

Friday, Jan 22, 2016, 5:30pm - 9pm & Saturday, Jan 23, 2016, 9:30am-5pm

ASL-English Interpretation Program
Consecutive Interpreting for Deaf Interpreters
Facilitated by Chrisopher Tester

Explore the theories, process models and practice of consecutive interpreting. Gain experience in discourse styles through observation and role-play activities. You will also analyze your decision making process to enhance your skills as a Deaf interpreter.

Workshop presented in ASL.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Saturday, January 23,2016


LaGuardia Community College, Room C-244


Thursday, Jan 14, 2016, 2pm
ASL Program at The Jewish Museum
This is How We Do It

Joanna Montoya Robotham, Neubauer Family Foundation Assistant Curator, speaks about the process of organizing the exhibition Becoming Jewish: Warhol's Liz and Marilyn. This program will feature ASL interpretation.

All Access Programs are free of charge and require advance reservation. For more information, please email or call 212-423-3289.

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016, 2pm
1109 5th Ave

Wed, Jan 13, 2016, 7pm

The Color Purple
Open Captioned Performance

The Color Purple is a saga of hope, inspiration and triumph. The acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory production moves to Broadway, ten years after the original show opened at the Broadway Theatre.

Bernard Jacobs Theatre
242 West 45th street

For tickets:
TTY: 212-719-4537
Voice: 212- 912-9770 x382

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016


Jan 1, 2016

iDeafNews Presents
New Years Eve Party with John Maucere

Special guests will be attending including:
Spring Awakening Cast
Marlee Matlin
John Maucere

Studio LIC
2107 Borden Ave
Long Island City, NY

To register:








Jan 1, 12pm - 5:30pm

LIRID Presents
50 Shades of "Hey"!
Presented by Lusanne Massaro, MA, CI, CT, NIC Advanced

January 9, 2016
12pm - 5:30pm (after the general meeting)
Lunch will be provided at 11:30am

Presented in ASL.

Please RSVP by 1/1/16 to

The primary goal of this workshop is to illuminate how the interpretation of obscenities, slang, and descriptions of sexual acts can be effectively managed. Our individual level of adaptability is a measure of our expertise and capabilities as interpreters.We are required to acclimate to various environments and situations, as well as personalities. Expectations, limitations, and obligations experienced within this provocative parameter will be explored and expanded in various ways during the workshop. Activities within the workshop will be focused on these specific avenues with the intention of putting even the most squeamish of interpreters at ease when being asked to interpret in this sometimes intimate, sometimes bawdy, sometimes vulgar arena.

Target Audience: All working interpreters

This professional studies program is offered for .55 CEUs. Participants are expected to have some content knowledge. Reasonable accomodations available upon request. Accomodations must be made no later than 12/25/15.


Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, 10am
Christmas Service
At St. Ann's Church for the Deaf

Rev. Erich Krengel
Officiating in Sign Language & English

Friday, December 25, 2015, 10am
209 East 16th st
New York, NY

Special Christmas Party and Lunch at Noon

Dec. 11, 2015, 1pm - 5pm

Children's Holiday Party

Sunday, December 20
1pm - 5pm

Staten Island Deaf Club
92 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY

Advance Admission: $10 per child, $15 for two children, $18 for three
At the door Admission: Additional $2 per person (max number of kids: 50).
(Food will be available for adults).

RSVP: Lisa Di Marco by: Friday, December 11th, 2015

Payable to: Staten Island Club of the Deaf


Dec. 10, 2015, 5:30pm

The Jewish Deaf Foundation Presents
NYC Deaf Chanuka Celebration

December 10, 2015
Doors open at 5:30pm.
Program starts at 7pm sharp.

The Park East Synagogue
164 East 68th St, New York, NY 10065

$30/Adults, $15/Children 4-12 years old, 3 and under/Free
Payments at the door will not be accepted.

  The De'VIA Menorah will be lit by
Rabbi Yehoshua Soudakoff
Executive Director, The Jewish Deaf Foundation

Guest of Honor
Howard Rosenblum
CEO, National Association of the Deaf

Special Performance by

Spoken English/ASL interpretation provided.

RSVP online at

Deadline is December 4th, 2015.




 Dec. 4, 2015

SignTalk is a proud sponsor of and presenter at
LILAC's 4th Annual Conference
From Budgets to Biases: Tackling the Barriers to Language Access

Workshops and Presentations:

  •  Working for Justice in Policing Practices
  • Expanding Healthcare Access and Insurance Options
  • Removing Barriers to School Registration and Beyond
  • Organizing Workers through Language and Literacy Challenges
  • Enhancing Services for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence
  • From Lending to Foreclosure: Protecting LEP Homeowners
  • Tools for Accessibilty: Addressing Vision and Hearing Challenges
  • Advocating for your LEP Client with the Department of Social Services
  • Understanding your Role in Working with an Interpreter

Nov. 26, 2015, 9pm - 4am

The 30th Annual American Sign Language
Thanksgiving Bash

Live DJ and Video Show

Space Ibiza NY

637 West 50th Street between 11th and 12th Ave.
9pm - 4am
$10 at the door


Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, 10am-2pm

LIRID Presents
Think of a Word, Quick!

Presented by Trudy Suggs

The workshop focuses on developing mental responses during the interpreting process. Participants concentrate on ways to expand lexicon in both languages, especially during the interpreting process. Discussed are various obstacles commonly and uncommonly found when on the hot seat voicing or signing for consumers. Participants also engage in activities designed to expand vocabulary choices and devise strategies for overcoming obstacles. Activities include games, actual interpreting, and lexical activities for numerous settings, including educational, corporate, medical, social service, and legal. Discussion is also a major part of the workshop. This fun and educational workshop is sure to have participants leave with new words, new strategies and a new understanding of thinking quickly.

This workshop is designed for all working interpreters and will be conducted in ASL with no voice interpretation.

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

Suffolk County Community College
533 College Rd, Selden, NY
William J. Lindsay Building, Room 114

$40 for LIRID and MetroRID members
$65 for non-members
.4 CEUs


Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, 5:30pm-9:00pm & Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, 9:30am-5pm

Consecutive Interpreting for Deaf Interpreters
Facilitated by Christopher Tester

Explore the theories, process models and practice of consecutive interpreting. Gain experience in discourse styles through observation and role-play activities. You will also analyze your decision-making process to enhance your skills as a Deaf interpreter. Workshop is presented in ASL.

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015: 9:30am - 5:00pm

A16INT927A $119

LaGuardia Community College, Room C-244

To register, contact Vanessa Watson at (718) 482-5313, or email or register online at


Saturday, Sept 26, 2015, 9:30am - 1:30pm

NYC Metro RID Professional Development Committee Presents:
Reducing Burnout and Repetitive Motion Injuries: Alexander Technique for Interpreters
Presented by Clare Maxwell

Sign language interpreters face huge challenges in maintaining postural support while using primarily their hands for long periods of time. The Alexander Technique is an effective way to regain dynamic postural support for the whole body even when we primarily use one part - the arms. Alexander Technique also provides practical tools for keeping the whole body pliable, mobile, and easy, freeing up the hands, face and body to be more expressive with less effort. The technique is used by many performers (including those who use their bodies as their instruments, such as singers, actors, and dancers) as a tool for injury prevention and recovery and is part of the curriculum at many conservatories, colleges, and universities.

Saturday, Sept 26, 2015
9:30am - 1:30pm
St. Francis School for the Deaf
260 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11225
$25 for NYC Metro RID and LIRID members
$30 for non-members (prepay with paypal or check upon arrival)
.4 CEUs

Please RSVP by Monday, Sept 12 to

This workshop will be conducted in English. To request any reasonable accomodation, including interpreting services, please contact by Friday, Sept 12, 2015.


Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, 10am - 4:30pm

Team Interpreting from the Inside Out:
Exploring Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Dynamics of Team Interpreting,
By Barbara Pfingst, RID Certified Interpreter

Why do some teamed assignments seem to go smoothly, while others are weighted down with tension from start to finish? What strategies do interpreters use when reaching an impasse in the process and how do we recognize our contribution to teaming situations?

This workshop will explore both intrapersonal and interpersonal dynamics of team interpreting through lecture, group discussion, and creative activities designed to enhance learning. Time for reflection and personal inquiry will be part of this interactive approach.

This workshop is open to both Deaf and hearing interpreters and is worth .55 CEU/ACET credits. It will be presented in ASL if there are Deaf participants present. If you require voiced interpretation, please contact Lauren Kafka at before September 1.

Westwood Public Library
49 Park Ave.
Westwood, NJ 07675

Saturday, September 26, 2015
10am - 4:30pm

NJRID Members: $55
NJAD/NWJAD Members: $55
Non-Members: $65

NJRID members can register online at
Registration is limited to the first 20 people and there is no walk-in registration available.


Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, 12:30pm - 4:30pm

The Art of Interpreting African American/Black Vernacular
Presented by: Diane Bostic in English

This workshop will review signs and phrases incorporated in conversations of African American/Black individuals. The workshop will explore various vernacular pathways which are used in everyday language. The instruction will include discussion on hair, clothing styles, entertainment, recreation, relationships, and religion. The workshop will examine what the language looks like, sounds like, when and how it is used, and its meanings.

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 12:30pm - 4:30pm

Nassau Community College
One Education Drive
Garden City, NY
CCB Building, Room 252

Free for LIRID and Metro RID Members
$50 for non-members
Registration accepted on day of workshop

Please RSVP by 9/1/2015 to if you are able to attend.


SignTalk invites pre-certified and certified sign language interpreters to interview & screen for K-12 classroom interpreting per diem or ongoing opportunities in Central Florida (Orange, Brevard & Seminole) and South Florida (Broward and Miami Dade).

Available Dates & Times:

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015
1pm to 5pm
Lake Mary, Florida

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015
1pm to 6pm
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Friday, Aug 7, 2015
1pm to 5pm
Miami, Florida

To RSVP, email Include your name, phone number, certification status, and preference of location and time. Appointments will be scheduled in 45 minute intervals for certified interpreters. Pre-certified interpreters must allow 2 hours to complete screening.

On-site contact:
Maria Jimenez
(917) 847-1358

  NYC Metro RID Professional Development Committee presents
Interpreting into English for Deaf Professionals: Theory, Research and Strategies
Presented by Stephanie Feyne

Where: LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave Room E-500
Long Island City, NY

  Cost: $20 for NYC Metro RID and LIRID Members, $40 for non-members
(prepay with PayPal or check upon arrival)

RSVP: Please RSVP by Friday, Oct 31 to

Oct. 5, 2014, Noon - 5pm
 3rd Annual Big Apple American Sign Language (ASL) Expo and Festival

Free admission.
Ambrose Hall NYC
18 Fulton St, New York, NY 10002

Free music and entertainment celebrating the success of the New York City Deaf Communty. Everyone welcome to come. Kids welcome too. Come have fun with us (expecting over 1,000 people).

Nov 1 & Nov 8, 2014
9:30am - 4:30pm

ASL-English Interpretation Program
Preparation for the National Interpreter Certification (NIC) Performance Exam
Facilitated by: Jon Wolfe Nelson & Lusanne Massaro

Practice independently and prepare for the National Interpreter Certification (NIC) performance exam with guidance from this 12-hour seminar. You will review NIC exams, explore test-taking strategies for performance-based tests, receive individual feedback on interpretation based on tasks identified by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), and develop self-analysis skills on Interpreting work.

Location: LaGuardia Community College, C Bldg. Room C-244
Course Code: A16INT600A
Registration Fee: $315
ASL-English Interpretation Program (AEIP), an RID CMP sponsor, offers 1.2 CEUs in the content area of Professional Studies and has an instructional level of intermediate for this event.

To register, contact Vanessa Watson at 718-482-5313, or email



Sep. 13, 2014, 9:00am - 10:30am

Touch Signals for Dummies
Presented by Maricar Marquez

A 90 minute session will introduce the concept of touch signals that have been used by Deaf-Blind individuals, and others interacting and working with Deaf-Blind individuals. Participants will be introduced to different philosophies and systems of touch. A general and historical overview of touch signals will be discussed. The session will provide an opportunity to participate in group activities to convey and receive visual and environmental information.

Free for LIRID and Metro Members!
$10 for Non-Members. Payment accepted upon arrival.
Complementary Breakfast/Registration 8:30am - 9:00am.
This professional studies program is offered for 0.15 CEUs.
Presented in ASL. Cancellation policy available upon request.

Nassau Community College
CCB 252/253
One Education Drive,
Garden City, NY 11530




Monday, June 30, 2014


ASL-English Interpretation
History and Structure of Black ASL
Presented by Dr. Carolyn McCaskill

The historical segregation in American Communities and schools has played a major role in the linguistic differences found between blacks and whites in the Deaf community. This has resulted in the development of a dialect of signing different from that of white signing populations, known as Black ASL. Explore this variety of ASL, including its history, specific aspects of sign formation and vocabulary, and stories about what life is like in the Black Deaf community discussed in the 2011 book, The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL.
*Presented in ASL without interpretation

  LaGuardia Community College, E Bldg. Room E-111
Registration Fee: $29 - General Admission - Course Number: A16INT920A
Registration Fee: $39 - With CEUs - Course Number: A16INT920B

Registration: Contact Vanessa Watson at 718-482-5313, or email or online at

Part I (online): May 30-Jun 13, 2014

Part II (on-site): Jun 15-Jun 18, 2014

Interpreting Strategies to Facilitate Interactions with People who are Deaf-Blind
A two-part hybrid course
Facilitated by Susanne Morgan Morrow, MA, CI, CT
with Deaf-Blind Community Guests

  CEUs: 2.8 Professional Studies
To Register:

Interpreting with individuals who are deaf-blind can be a challenging and rewarding experience due to the unique diversity within the population. In order to have successful interactions, the interpreter must possess a myriad of skills in order to meet the individual needs of each consumer. This intensive seminar is designed to enhance learning through the use of online learning tools and face-to-face hands-on activities. Participants will leave with a strong working knowledge of the types of deaf-blindness, common eye diseases, and communication modalities used within the community. Participants will also learn about assistive technology, interpreting strategies for visual and tactile communicators, human guide techniques, cultural awareness, touch signals and Support Service Providers. The seminar will allow participants to apply the knowledge they learn online to hands-on skill enhancement activities on-site.

Includes online facilitated learning platform and materials, plus three days of on-site training, including three nights lodging and three daily meals.


June 24, 2014

NYC Metro RID Professional Development Committee Presents
Touch Signals for Dummies

This 90-minute session will introduce participants to the concept of touch signals that are used by Deaf-Blind individuals, and others interacting and working with Deaf-Blind individuals. Participants will be introduced to different philosophies and systems of touch. A general and historical overview of touch signals will be discussed. The session will provide an opportunity to participate in group activities to convey and receive visual and environmental information.

 St Elizabeth's Church
215 East 83rd st between 2nd and 3rd aves.
Free for NYC Metro RID and LIRID members, $10 for non-members
Please RSVP by Monday, June 23 to


Mondays and Wednesdays
Jul 9 - Aug 11, 2014

ASL-English Interpretation Program
Sociology of American Deaf Communities

Explore the most common definitions of culture; the difference between culture and community language acquisition; and the relationship between language and culture. Learn basic cultural concepts, including language, identity, values, norms, rules of social interaction and traditions, within various Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing communities and discuss their effect on the individual. You will also examine current linguistic , political, social, philosophical, and future directions within Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing communities, importance of native language acquisition as a foundation for proficiency in a second language and apply this to the role of an interpreter as a language model in the classroom. You will also discuss whether Deaf children can acquire a native language in a hearing classroom and how they interact with that environment.

A16INT003Q $465
LaGuardia Community College: Room C-244


Jul 28
Aug 14
Aug 11, 2014

ASL - English Interpretation Program
Let's Talk! Issues in Interpreted Interactions

Explore real-life interpreting situations and examine barriers to effective service provision. You will identify issues, with a focus on interpersonal, linguistic and interpretation skills as well as beliefs about interpretation. Bring personal experiences to class and be prepared to role-play potential resolutions.

A16INT919A $85
LaGuardia Community College, Room: TBA

To register, contact Vanessa Watson at 718-482-5313, email
or register online at
Registration Deadline: Jul 15, 2014


Jul 31-Aug 3, 2014
Wakefield, MA

RID Region I 2014 Conference:
Weaving Golden Threads: A Tapestry for Tomorrow

Visit the conference website at:

Jul 25-30, 2014
2014 Orlando TerpExpo
1900 E. Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
Phone: 866-397-6516

SignTalk responds to controversy surrounding the recent memorial service for the late South African President Nelson Mandela on December 10 (press release below). On December 12th, SignTalk Interpreter Jon Wolfe Nelson was interviewed by CNN’s New Day host Chris Cuomo on 12/12/13 (video below), and SignTalk interpreter JamesMcDermott interviewed with Inside Edition on 12/11/13.

SignTalk Responds to Fiasco at Mandela Memorial

NY, December 12, 2013 . . . The Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Interpreting communities are still reeling from the “Sign Language Interpreter” brouhaha that has captured the world’s attention. At the recent memorial service for the late South African President Nelson Mandela on December 10, Mr. Thamsanqa Jantjie was given center stage to involve the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to participate in the proceedings. While the 4-hour ceremony was still going on, complaints and reactions to the interpreter’s inept performance were pouring in. Deaf South Africans familiar with South African Sign Language (SASL) have confirmed that the language used was not SASL, and that he seemed highly unqualified.  SignTalk consultant, Jon Wolfe Nelson, an RID Certified American Sign Language Interpreter, appeared on CNN New Day this morning with CNN Host Chris Cuomo to provide in-depth analysis and commentary on this developing story. According to Jon “Any person who uses any sign language is going to use their face and body to convey the intent, the emotion.” Mr. Jantjie maintained a static facial expression throughout and his motions were rhythmic and repetitive.

The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI) released a joint statement reflecting their concern that he was chosen to interpret without any professional qualifications, evaluations and screening, and underlining the need for “trained, qualified interpreters to be used” . . . “This means professional sign language interpreters, who know the national sign language and deaf culture.”

As an organization dedicated to facilitating communication for the Deaf, Deaf Blind and Hard of Hearing populations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SignTalk is also troubled by the possibility that the Deaf and Hard of Hearing who attended or watched these proceedings were denied full access to the event. The role of an interpreter is to provide this accessibility. By not signing in a mode most familiar to those attending, he was denying the Deaf population the right and opportunity to be part of the ceremonies in the praise and remembrance of this great man.

 Dr. Joseph Geliebter, founder and CEO of SignTalk, is also a clinical psychologist and he is tremendously dismayed that an individual such as Mr. Jantjie was cleared to interpret in such a forum. “At SignTalk, we are committed to providing the Deaf and Hard of Hearing with professional interpreters who are well vetted and fully qualified.  We place a strong emphasis on the screening and interviewing process  to determine that every interpreter is qualified. For a company to have referred or hired an interpreter that was not vetted is a travesty and a failure on so many levels, including the Secret Service.”

SignTalk’s extensive roster includes nationally certified Sign Language Interpreters/transliterators (NIC/RID/NAD) and qualified precertified interpreters/transliterators who are trained to work in Vocational, Political/Governmental, Educational, Medical, Legal, Technical and Corporate settings. SignTalk’s has provided interpreting services in many distinguished venues including the 2011 Presidential debate between Obama and McCain and, more recently, at the acceptance speech of NY Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio.

For more information about SignTalk, please visit or contact Brenda Yagmin at 718-382-2020/ 917-502-1428 or Dr. Geliebter at 917-855-7578.


Oct. 18 - Nov. 3

'Miracle Worker' at FYT

The Miracle Worker, the second production in FYT’s 2013-2014 Signature Series, will be at the Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., from Oct. 18 through Nov. 3. This true and inspiring story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan will include American Sign Language (ASL) shadow interpretation of all performances.


LIRID is proud to present “Understanding the ADA”
Nassau Community College One Education Drive, Garden City, NY 11530 CCB Building: Room 252/253 Please RSVP by 4/28/2012 to

$25.00 for LIRID and MetroRID Members $40.00 for Non-Members

Target Audience: Interpreters, Social Workers, Communication Support Staff, Teachers and Deaf individuals Workshop Overview: This course will introduce the fundamental concept of the Americans with Disabilities Act and discuss all 5 titles within the law, with a tailored focus on public accommodation and access to Government services. The seminar will serve as a basic introduction on how the law protects the rights of individuals with disabilities, how thelaw categorizes such protection and how the law is applicable to sign language interpreters.


The Barrow Street Theatre in New York City presents “Tribes,” a play that follows Billy, a deaf man raised inside the fiercely idiosyncratic and unrepentantly politically incorrect cocoon of his parents' home. It’s not until he meets Sylvia, a young woman on the brink of deafness, that he finally understands what it means to be understood.



Face Painting with Non-Manual Signals in ASL
‘Face-Painting’ with Non-Manual Signals in ASL with Patricia (Trix) Bruce
Non-manual signals (NMS) in American Sign Language enrich and clarify the meaning of manual signs. Come and learn the art of painting your face with a full spectrum of NMS colors and designs. This workshop will focus on developing accurate non-manual signals and markers used in ASL. $120.
  Hotel Pennsylvania, New York 401 7th ave. New York, NY


Northern Italian Cooking With a Twist of Sign Language
A four-hour cooking class, five-course meal, with only one rule: NO TALKING! $95.00 a person To register, call 212-570-0075, or visit the website



Conceptual Blending in ASL Interpreting
ASL-English Interpretation Program sponsors this workshop, presented by Dr. Julie White Armstrong, in which participants explore the notion of cognitive spaces and identify their use within ASL. LaGuardia Community College, “E” Building, Room E-500. Registration fee is $55. To register, call 718-482-5313 or email vwatson@lagcc.cuny. Registration deadline is March 14.


ASL Discourse in Medical Settings
$10 for NYC Metro RID members, $20 for non-members
RSVP by March 16th at
  Beth Israel Medical Center - Phillips Ambulatory Care Center 2nd floor Auditorium 10 Union Square East between 14th &15th street, NYC




The Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway, NYC presents a sign-language interpreted performance of Mythbusters. Orchestra section tickets are $59 Call 212-465-6085 or email for ticketing information. If emailing, indicate event name, date, time, number of tickets, ticket price, name of patron who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing, day and evening telephone number and credit card number and expiration date..



Staged Reading of New Film

DeafVision Filmworks presents "The Double Life of Zhane Rain," a staged reading production of a new film about an 18-year-old, African American high school senior with three generations of both hearing and Dear family members that have an impact on her upbringing. Pearl Studios (Room 1214), 500 8th Ave, NYC. Tickets are $15 and includes wine and cheese reception. For information visit



"Effective Visualization for Interpreting"
This workshop provides advanced ASL linguistic foundations for individuals interpreting in various settings with the aim of using appropriate and effective visualization sensibility techniques.

10$ for NYC Metro RID members, $20 for non-members
  LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave Long Island City, N.Y.
Room E-500




Idioms: ‘Do You See What I’m Saying?’
This workshop will demonstrate how to break down idioms by the meaning of the English expression, not by the individual words that are used. Participants will use the sentence structure of both English and ASL, as well as learn tools to analyze idioms and discover best practices for interpreting idioms. The workshop will also set the groundwork for deconstructing English idioms in order to determine their core meaning and strategies to effectively interpret them into ASL concepts. 115$
RSVP 718-382-2025
  Hotel Pennsylvania 401 7th Avenue  New York, NY 100



Dangerous Signs
The IRT Theatre, 154 Christopher Street, New York City, presents Dangerous Signs, a powerful fusion of physical theater, American Sign Language, music and spoken word poetry accessible to both hearing and Deaf audiences. Tickets are $15 a person. For information, call 800-838-3006 or visit
RSVP 718-382-2025




The Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway, New York City, presents a sign-language interpreted performance of Further. Orchestra section tickets are $69.50. Call 212-465-6085 or email for ticketing information. If emailing, indicate event name, date, time, number of tickets, ticket price, name of patron who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing, day and evening telephone number and credit card number and expiration date.



Signs & Rhymes

Signs & Rhymes: Intersections of Deaf & Hip-Hop Cultures is a concert featuring Deaf artist SignMark, with the Deaf entertainer and comedian CJ Jones serving as MC. Held at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, 1 Washington Pl New York, NY. For information, call 480-747-5611 or visit



Magic Show - Sam Sandler

America’s only full time Deaf illusionist Sam Sandler presents his comedy and magic to family audiences at Grasso’s Magic Theatre, 103 Callowhill St Philadelphia, Pa 19123. Tickets range from $10-$30. For information, call 609-992-9808 or visit


Jax Deaf Club and University of North Florida proudly presents: "Deaf Interpreters:What Do We Need To Know To Be A CDI?"

2012Presented by Eileen ForestalUniversity of North Florida (UNF)Jacksonville, FloridaCOST: $30.00 non-refundable registration fee.

Check out more information at:


A Reframing Retreat: Rekindle, Reconnect and Rejuvenate

Sponsored by Interpreters with Deaf Parents and Deaf Caucus. Retreat open to all interpreters. Camp Mark 7, Old Forge, NY. For information, contact


Understanding ADA
Learn and earn CEUS at the online workshop, “Understanding the ADA & Its Implications on Interpreting.” The cost of this workshop is $29.99 to participate live or $27.99 via recording. To register click
HERE For more information, email



The Miranda Warnings: Can We Talk?
Workshop Presenter: Natalie Atlas, CI/CT, SC:L

This training will provide a global understanding of the dynamics of interpreting in the law enforcement setting where the Miranda Warnings are read, and preparation to renderanASLrenditionofthem. Inadditionto discussion regarding ethics and inherent ramifications, participants will engage in text analysis, mind mapping and hands-up practice with members of the Deaf community.

Space is limited to first 30 registrants. This training will earn participants .6 CEUs for the workshop and .1 CEU for the pre-reading/response paper.

East Brunswick Library One Civic Center Drive East Brunswick, NJ
NJRID Members: $65.00
Non-members: $75.00
Lunch will be provided.

Attendees must have a minimum of five years interpreting experience and possess either of the following certifications:NIC (any level), CI, CSC or CDI

Advanced Registration Only All personal checks must be postmarked by March 3, 2012. After March 3rd only money orders and certified checks will be accepted.

For Refund Policy and more information, contact: NJRID PDC Chairperson, Kathy Ferejohn at

NJRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This PS program is offered for .6 CEU's and .1 CEU for the pre-reading and written response at the Advanced Content Knowledge Level.




Domestic Violence in the Deaf Community
This will provide an overview violence and service provision when working with the deaf population. This workshop explores advocacy for survivors of domestic violence and service provision for peretrators of abuse.35$

  Alabama Public Library Service 6030 Monticello Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117 



Creating Comprehensible Math: Algebra & Geometry
This workshop will focus on the subject matter within math, specifically algebra (i.e. fractions, exponents and pie charts) and geometry (i.e. angles, area and perimeter). Content will include mathematical sign language vocabulary and accurate use of space and dimensions.50$
RSVP 718-382-2025
  SL Conference Center 352 7th Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY


Member Appreciation Day
LIRID is proud to present Member Appreciation Day A Free Workshop for our Members Use Your Common Sense to Interpret With ALL FIVE Senses presented by Cathy Markland
Members should RSVP by 1/7/2012 to
Non-members can join LIRID the day of the workshop or pay $40.
  Nassau County Community College

One Education Drive, Garden City, NY, Bldg F, Room 129




LIRID Workshop
Member Appreciation Day!
Workshop: Use Your Common Senses to Interpret With ALL FIVE Senses
presented by Cathy Markland Earn 0.4 CEUs at this FREE workshop for LIRID members. There will be a fee for non-members. More details to follow. Lunch is included! RSVP by January 7, 2012 to . Please check LIRID website for more details.



Interpreting in a Mental Health Setting, Part II: Clinical and Ethical Issues, Assessment and Application
The workshop will provide interpreters with an opportunity to explore mental health issues from a linguistic, contextual, and personal perspective. Through didactic and hands-on activities, participants will become familiar with psychological concepts and relevant vocabulary in mental health settings.

Register before January 14th for 10% Discount
RSVP 718-382-2025

SL Conference Center
  352 7th Ave. 16th floor




Special Camp Fair for Children with Special Needs
Learn about summer programs for children with special needs
(Sign Language interpreter will be available.)
Location: Church of St. Paul the Apostle
Columbus Ave and W.60th St. New York, NY




Demand Control Schema
This workshop, beneficial to interpreters of all experience levels and work settings. 45$
RSVP 718-382-2025
  Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Orlando, 730 North Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803



Tactile Interpreting
This workshop will assist the participants in gaining a base understanding about tactile sign language by breaking down the nuts and bolts of the word throughout the representation of a mnemonic. Participants will leave with a broader understanding of tactile sign language and the various components that lead to successful communication interactions.
RSVP 718-382-2025
  35 7th Avenue, 16th Floor

Registration Form



Open House for Sign Language Interpreters
Please bring your resume and (if available) a copy of your credentials
RSVP 718-382-2025
  3148 East Tremont Ave. Bronx, NY 10461



Interpreted Performances of Radio City Music Hall's World Famous Christmas Spectacular
Come enjoy an interpreted performance!





VLOG's Scrooge & Gilbert & Sullivan(Sign-Interpreted Performance)
Come watch a live performance with an ASL interpreter!

Location: The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts
3 Spruce Street New York, NY 10038



Cochlear Implants 101: A Hands On Course
The Children's Hearing Institute is sponsoring a Continuing Education Course regarding information on basic cochlear implant technology for SLPs, AVTs, Audiologists, TODs, Parents & Administrators.
Location: Ear Institute, NY
380 Second Ave.




The Comedy of Joel Chasnoff
Joel Chasnoff presents a hilarious coming-of-age tale in which he takes reasers face to face with the absurd reality of life in the Israeli Army, ASL interperters and accessible seating available upon request. ($36 a seat)
Location: JCC of Mid Westchester Bendheim Performing Arts Center
999 Wilmont Road Scarsdale NY


The CHC Adolescent Workshop: It's a Family Affair
A day of fun, friendship, learning and inspiration
for students who are deaf and hard of hearing and their parents.
Location: Center for Hearing and Communication
52 Broadway UFT Building, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10004


Hofstra University Continuing Education's ASL Program Presents: Fingerspelling in ASL Workshop
This Beginner/intermediate workshop will help students become more fluent in their fingerspelling, receptive and expressive skills. SEUs Offered




ASL House Bash
Come to enjoy amazing storytelling videos, a Deaf joke contest and to have a great time!

Location: Fire Fly
54 Spring st. New York, NY 


"47" Alumni Association of the Deaf, Inc.
General Meeting/ Election and showing of film, "The Key" in ASL

Free Admission and Refreshments

Location: "47" 225 East 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010


The State of the State
Come on out for a panel discussion focusing on the
current trends in the field of interpreting.
Location: East Brunswick Public Library
2 Jean Walling Civic Center East Brunswick, NJ 08816




Hofstra University Continuing Education's ASL Program Presents: Vocabulary in ASL Workshop
LBuilding syntax and structure. students will work individually and in small groups to begin to develop clarity and fluency in their expressiveskills. CEUs offered.

  "I Don't Think That Means What You Think It Means"
presented by: Ariane Leverett
Location : ACC's Highland Business Center
(5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, 78752), Room 410.0
For more details, see the attached flyer!

Madison Square Garden Presents: Katy Perry - Sign language Interpreted...
A sign language interpreted performance of Katy Perry
Location: Manhattan on Seventh Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets

  2011 Thirteen hours or 1.3 RID CEUs will be provided by RID for interpreters and 14 hours of Professional Studies by Gallaudet University for ASL teachers and other professionals.
Location: Star Lake Lodge and Retreat Center, Bloomingdale, NJ
For more information and to register, please visit
  NIC Interview & Performance Exam Prep Webinar Series
This series is designed to assist you in the NIC Exam test-taking process
Sessions can be attended live or viewed via recording
for more details 1.35 CEUs LIVE, 0.95 CEUs, RE
  Conversational Language Activities for Deaf Children
Accelerating Spoken Language Acquisition through Language Activities.

Join us for a two-day workshop designed for Teachers of the Deaf and SLPs.

Open House, Interviews & Screenings*
for Freelance Sign Language Interpreters

Interested in Interpreting Opportunities Throughout Orange County,
including Orlando & Winter Garden
Location: Comfort Suites Downtown 2416 Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32804
To schedule an interview, please e-mail
or call Sanika at 718-338-3711, ext. 419
*Screenings are geared for pre-certified interpreters.
The exam is videotaped and is two hours in length


You’re Invited to An Open House for Sign Language Interpreters
Location: Sign Talk, Inc., 3148 East Tremont Ave., Bronx, NY 10461
Please bring your resume and (if available) a copy of your credentials
(e.g., RID card, degree certificate, etc.) *Screenings will be available for pre-certified interpreters. Please make an appointment when calling to R.S.V.P.

  Annual Fall Taste of Technology 2011
10 New Jersey Relay Hosts 2011 Fall Taste of Technology
Location: Aventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive Camden, NJ 08103
Welcome to New Jersey Relay!
  Ohio Chapter of Alexander Graham Bell Presents: “Listen, Learn, Lead, and Let Go – Living with Hearing Loss”
Location: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
  "Intralingual Skills in ASL"
Presented by Carol J. Patrie, Ph.D., CSC, SC:L, CI, CT
Location: : LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave. Long Island City, N.Y Room E-500
  New Jersey Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
and New Jersey Association of the Deaf

Location Crowne Plaza Hotel 390 Forsgate Drive, Jamesburg, NJ 06831
  The Real ASL Weekend is extending its early bird registration due today

2011 IMIA Conference on Medical Interpreting

Location: The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
at Harvard Medical School Boston, MA             
  Teaming: What Do I Do When…
Presented by; Stacey Rubin
Location: Nassau County Community College,
One Education Drive, Garden City, NY,
CCB Bldg, Room 252
  2nd Coalition for Global Hearing Healthcare
Location: House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, CA

10th Annual South Street Seaport Deaf Exposition
Location: South Street Seaport Pier 16, New York, NY

  Intro to Cued Speech for Interpreters and Education Professionals
Location: 3951 Pender Drive, ste 130 Fairfax, VA
  Beginning Cue Class and Cued Speech Skills Class
Location: Gideon Pond Elementary, Burnsville, MN
  Pikuach Nefesh
Yizkereim Remember Them
Location: 1306 Avenue H, Brooklyn NY
View newsletter here
  NYC Deaf and HH Association Bus Outing
Location: Hersheypark, Hershey, PA (transportation provided)

Picnic at St. Francis De Sales School for the Deaf
Location: St. Francis De Sales School for the Deaf, Brooklyn, NY

  Children’s Memorial Listening and Spoken Language Mentored Practicum
Location: Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
  Unplugging and Reconnecting Managing your
Addiction to Technology & Stress

Debbie Mandel Event
Managing Your Addiction to Technology & Stress in honor of our 15th Anniversary!
Nassau Community College  1 Education Drive, Garden City, NY 11530
  The NIC Performance Exam Workshop
Location: LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY
  Children’s Memorial Listening and Spoken Language
Symposium Children’s Memorial Listening and Spoken Language Symposium
Location: Children of Peace School, Chicago, IL


Our way of New York proudly presents
Deaf life in Germany and Eastern Europe During 1940’s
By: Mark Zaurov Deaf Holocaust Researcher
Location: Kingsway Jewish center 2810 Nostrand Ave Brooklyn NY 11234


 2011 RID Region I Conference
Location: Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA 

  RSVP for our Free CEU Event: Unplugging & Reconnecting™:
Debbie Mandel Event Details - 6/21
Managing Your Addiction to Technology & Stress
in honor of our 15th Anniversary!
Join us 6/21 in Manhattan at our
Wine & Cheese Reception.
Manhattan: SL Conference Center
352 7th Ave, 16th Fl, New York, NY 10001

Robert Fulghum's All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
Location: New York School for the Deaf, White Plains, NY


Whitney Signs Tour
Location: Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Tradional Field Day
Location: New York School for the Deaf, White Plains, NY or
  Dance Show and 100th Anniversary of Grandfather Clock Ceremony
Location: PS347, New York, NY

LaGCC Workshop: Using Space in English-to-ASL Interpreting
Location: LaGuardia Community College -- Interpreting Lab, Rm. C-244
Long Island City, NY

NIC Written Exam Prep Course

Presented by SignTalk
3-Week Facilitated Learning Session
(Live with Facilitated Discussion)


5th Annual NJ Deaf Exposition
Location: Ritacco Center
Toms River, NJ



 2010 IMIA Conference on Medical Interpreting
Location: The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA


9th Annual Seaport Deaf Festival
Location: South Street Seaport Peir 16
New York, NY



2010 RID Region I Conference
Location: Albany, NY



NIC Written Examination Prep Course
Presenter: Susanne Morgan Morrow, MA, CI, CT
Location: SL Conference Center 352 7th Avenue 16th Floor
New York, NY 10001
To register, call Marina 718-382-2025


3rd Annual Exposition for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Location: Hoftra University, Hempstead, NY



Interpreting in Mental Health Settings
A Practice Profession Approach.


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