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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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
Head to our Membership page to renew for the 2018-2019 year! We have great things planned for this year that you don’t want to miss! Plus, the Board is planning an exclusive professional development opportunity for those who renew before September 30th. Stay tuned!