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KAI-RID presents Interpreting Skilled Trades Workshop and our Annual Business Meeting.

Does the idea of interpreting auto mechanics make you break out in a cold sweat? Don’t know a philips head screwdriver from a spatula? Wonder what all those colorful wires mean? Come learn from skilled Deaf tradesmen at this informal, interactive workshop. No experience necessary, just a willingness to learn!

Saturday, June 29th, 2019, 10:00am-12:00pm at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont, Lawrence, KS. Stay for lunch (included) followed by the KAI-RID Annual Business meeting from 1:00-3:00pm. Workshop worth 0.2 CEUs Professional Studies sponsored by Interpretek. $15 for KAI-RID members, $25 for non-members. The language of this workshop and business meeting will be in ASL.

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KAI-RID Presents Yoga for Interpreters

Yoga for ASL/English interpreters workshop.

June 1st, 2019, 9:30am-12:30pm.

Museum of Deaf History, Art, and Culture. 455 E Park St. Olathe, KS.

All are welcome! Attendance is free if you do not need CEUs. Bring a yoga mat if you have one, and wear comfortable clothes. Contact Robin Olson, KAIRIDVicePresident@gmail.com with any questions!

This workshop will provide 0.3 CEUS (0.2 General, 0.1 Ethics). The cost is $30 for CEUs (non-member price) $15 for CEUs (KAI-RID Member price). Click here to register, and pay through the shopping cart below.


 

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KAI-RID at Minskys Pizza

Come join KAI-RID at our monthly event for April,
Monday April 22nd, 2019, from 7:30-9:30pm, at Minskys Pizza, 10540 S. Ridgeview Rd, Olathe, KS 66061. If you can, come to JCCC beforehand to watch the last Interpreting students graduating class give their community presentations!

KCDHH Senate Bill 230

Recently there has been discussions within the interpreting community regarding the Kansas Senate Bill 230 and how it impacts interpreter registration in Kansas. See our email below with a Q&A with the Executive Director of KCDHH, Robert Cooper, for more information and clarifications about what this bill is and how it will affect your work!

http://mailchi.mp/f38dd3224a69/sb230-zoom-conferences-with-kcdhh

We will also be hosting a Zoom video conference with Robert that is open to the public on Saturday, March 30th, from 3:00-4:00pm. If you have additional questions that were not addressed in the Q&A document, feel free to join us on Zoom to get your questions answered! Click the link below to join the meeting.

Saturday, March 30th, 3-4pm
https://zoom.us/j/177514841

KAI-RID and KAD Community Conversation

Join us for our next Community Conversation, “Advanced Ethics and Cultural Competency,” in partnership with KAD! It will be held on April 4th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Olathe Club for the Deaf, 221 S Chestnut St, Olathe, KS 66061, with a live streaming option at Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount St, Wichita, KS 67260. This workshop is approved for 0.2 Ethics CEUS and is also a free, members only event. If you would like to become a member, please see our membership page!