Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Updates from the Board: September

ASL:  Greetings! Fall is officially here, the temps are getting cooler, school is back in session, and the busy holiday season approaches. It is a great time of the year. In this vlog I want to provide an update from the RID Board meeting held Thursday, September 22nd. The board met from 6 – 11 [...]

2018-04-24T06:14:37+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Categories: From the Board, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

2018-04-24T06:14:38+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Categories: From RID Headquarters|Tags: |0 Comments

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 [...]

2018-04-24T06:14:39+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Categories: From RID Headquarters|0 Comments

International Week of the Deaf – Profile: Dr. Yerker Andersson

Today's email blast celebrating the International Week of the Deaf is a tribute to Dr. Yerker Andersson. We have included a variety of materials that that showcase the life and achievements of this great man. https://youtu.be/Aq0fhl3fEQc?t=6m56s   This video created by Alex Abenchuchan, the founder and host of The Daily Moth, summarizes the life of Dr. Yerker [...]

2018-04-24T06:14:40+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Categories: From RID Headquarters|0 Comments
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