Upcoming Events

Have event or workshop information to share? Please email kairidcommchair@gmail.com.

 Black and white image of pizza in the center of flier. Top left in red background and white letters reads: SIGNS & SLICES SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER EVENT. On the top right image of KAI-RID logo which has two wheat stems on the left of KAI-RID and underneath says, Kansas Association of Interpreters Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. Come out for a fun evening with local interpreters | Food provided. Bottom left reads, PICASSO’S PIZZERIA 621 W. DOUGLAS | WICHITA. Middle right on red background white text reads, FRIDAY JULY 15 6-8PM. Bottom right black text on white background reads, RSVP TO BROOKE CASE BY JULY 10. 316.559.9529 | BROOKE.N.CASE@GMAIL.COM
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Image of a black flier with a picture of white man with red hair, smiling. Top text reads, FREE for KAI-RID members, $20 for non-members. Under him text reads, Presented by: Kyle S. H. Belew, JD Partner, Barnes Law Firm Kyle graduated magna cum laude from the University of Central Arkansas in 2006 and the UMKC School of Law in 2009. In his tenured career as a civil trial attorney, he has tried cases to judges and juries in a variety of practice areas, including personal injury, employment discrimination, civil rights, and consumer protection. Kyle has attained a high degree of peer recognition and personal achievement, including being recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and being selected to the “Top 40 Under 40” of personal injury attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers. Kyle is an active member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. Kyle’s connection to the interpreting community stems from his professional experience of working with spoken language interpreters and through his wife, Amanda, an experienced ASL interpreter.
Inside a teal circle text reads, Considerations For Professional Liability Saturday, July 16, 2022 workshop 1-3pm happy hour 3-5pm 0.2 CUEs pending. This workshop will focus on issues interpreters need to be aware of as professionals; such as personal liability, business entities and more. Following the workshop, stick around for a happy hour sponsored by Barnes Law Firm. Where: 919 W 47th Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
Suite 1000. Image of RID, ACET, MCDHH and KAI-RID logos. 
This workshop will be presented in spoken English. ASL interpreters will be provided. This workshop has a policy of non-discrimination and seeks to promote an environment of mutual respect and freedomfrom bias. For cancellations, refunds, or reasonable accommodations please email kairidpdchair@gmail.com by 7/2/22.

Be sure to renew your membership for this ^ member benefit. Register for Considerations for Professional Liability workshop here.

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Archived/Past Events

Join us at 10am in library meeting room 2 at the Johnson County Library – Lenexa City Center.

8778 Penrose Lane
Lenexa, Kansas 66219

Or, join us on Zoom! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81809573637

Meeting ID: 818 0957 3637
Passcode: 754398

Stick around after the meeting for a lunch social next door at Lenexa Public Market.
To register, please click go to www.aslconnections.com.

 Interpreting Skilled Trades Workshop by KAI-RID

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!

 KAI-RID presents Interpreting Skilled Trades Workshop, 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.

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.


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!


Save the Dates for these upcoming KAI-RID Social Events
March 30th, Black Dog CoffeeHouse
April 22nd, Minsky’s Pizza
May 29th, Yoga Class
June 1st, Self Care Event
June 27th, Freezing Moo
July 19th, BBQ Picnic


More details to come.