The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is pleased to announce that Access Interpreting (AI), a Deaf- and CODA-owned agency providing sign language interpreting services in the DC-metro area, will be coordinating interpreter services for the 51st Biennial National Association of the Deaf Conference to be held in Louisville, Kentucky, July 3-7, 2012 at the Louisville Regency Hyatt.
The NAD is issuing a call for hearing/Deaf interpreters and Special Service Providers (SSP)s. Please join our team of sign language interpreters and help make the 2012 NAD Conference the best yet!
Do you have conference interpreting experience? Want to contribute to the deaf and hard of hearing community? Come and be part of our Hearing/Deaf Interpreting Team at the 51st Biennial NAD Conference!
NAD seeks full-time and part-time interpreters/transiliterators who are NAD-RID NIC (Certified, Advanced, Master), NAD III, IV and V; or RID (CDI, CI, CT, (M)CSC) certified, with excellent skills and strong conference experience.
SSP services per NAD's guidelines is a service rendered to deaf-blind individuals of whom are in need of someone to assist them in guiding them to and from NAD sanctioned events. These services allow the deaf-blind participants to attend events. Generally, SSP services are provided by the interpreters on the conference team to ensure equal access is met.
The NAD Conference offers an opportunity for professionals to work with a diverse team, build networks, and use skills in a setting that is unlike any other. Conference interpreters will have a wide variety of work options available to them:
Platform: sign to voice, voice to sign, relay/feed
Access Interpreting, working with the NAD, will provide sign language interpreting and Deaf/Blind interpreting coordination as part of their NAD Conference sponsorship. If you have any questions or wish to begin your application process, please e-mail NADTerps@ainterpreting.com.
The deadline for submitting your application and supporting materials is on April 13, 2012.