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Position Available at RID Headquarters: Communication Specialist

POSITION:        Communications Specialist
CLASSIFICATION:    Full-time, Salaried (with benefits)
SUPERVISOR:    Communications Manager

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

SUMMARY: RID HQ is looking for someone to provide direct administrative and program support within the Division of Programs and Services, with specific assignment within Communications and Publications.  The specialist in this position will work primarily within the Communications Department, but will be available […]

October 19th, 2016|Categories: From RID Headquarters|Comments Off on Position Available at RID Headquarters: Communication Specialist

DHHCAN National Coalition Letter to U.S. Presidential Campaigns

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Consumer Advocacy Network (DHHCAN) has sent a formal coalition letter to both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaign teams, proposing an introductory meeting with the representatives of both presidential campaigns to discuss initiatives in public policy and leadership. This is a joint effort of a national coalition of 17 consumer and […]

October 5th, 2016|Categories: From RID Headquarters, Uncategorized|Comments Off on DHHCAN National Coalition Letter to U.S. Presidential Campaigns

International Week of the Deaf – Wrap-up, Call to Action

ASL:

 
English:

Hello.

We are all global citizens. Injustice, oppression, and marginalization occur to deaf people all over the world, every day. For example, you may remember the #fakeinterpreter situation in South Africa a few years ago.  South African national TV showed someone impersonating an interpreter, who was not communicating in sign language at all, for the entire […]

September 23rd, 2016|Categories: From RID Headquarters|Tags: |Comments Off on International Week of the Deaf – Wrap-up, Call to Action

International Week of the Deaf: World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI)

Today’s issue of RID’s IWD campaign showcases the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI), established July 23, 2003 during the 14th World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf in Montreal Canada.

The aim of WASLI is to advance the profession of sign language interpreting worldwide.

 

WASLI’s introduction video. This film describes what WASLI is, and […]

September 22nd, 2016|Categories: From RID Headquarters|Comments Off on International Week of the Deaf: World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI)