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Summer Camp Program at the Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf Brings BIG Smiles!

Summer Camp Program at the MKSDWhile summer is officially over, the memories of attending summer camp with their peers are still fresh on the minds of two students who were afforded the opportunity to attend the summer camp program at the Marie H. Katzenbach School … more>>

From Deaf Pact


At The CDI training on Saturday, September 6. 12 aspiring Deaf individuals got together to begin the 7 session journey of learning about Deaf interpreting, the complexities, the theories and practices of being a CDI in today’s world and beyond.… more>>

ASLIRS, Inc. Supports the “Golf for Groceries” Franklin Twp. Food Bank Event

New PictureASL Interpreter Referral Service, Inc. was one of the proud sponsors of the Franklin Township Food Bank “Golf for Groceries” event.  The event was held on Monday, July 21st where golfers spent a beautiful day on the links at Royce … more>>

Dine to Donate – Sunday, May 4th at Stage House Tavern

Kathy Kady-Hopkins, a member of the Franklin Twp. Food Bank Advisory Committee, invites you to join her on Sunday, May 4th at Stage House Tavern in Somerset, NJ.

You can either dine in or take out.  Either way, 20% of … more>>

“An Investment in Knowledge Always Pays the Best Interest” ~ Benjamin Franklin

Ben Franklin Quote

We couldn’t agree more Mr. Franklin!  Investing in the knowledge of our interpreters is important to ASL Interpreter Referral Service.  That is one of the reasons why we’ve held free workshops for our contracted interpreters over the last month.

On … more>>

Join Us In the Fight Against Cancer!

Kathy Kady-Hopkins and Christine Sherwood, owners of ASL Interpreter Referral Services, Inc. (ASLIRS, Inc.), are once again supporting the American Cancer Society’s A Night of Wine & Roses gala.  They are both working on the committee to support and raise … more>>

“Breaking the Certification Barrier” with Brandon J. Morgan

Brandon Morgan

ASL Interpreter Referral Service, Inc. understands the importance of continuing education for our interpreters. That is why on Saturday, March 15, 2014, our pre-certified, contracted interpreters were treated to a free, fast-paced and interactive workshop on preparing for the … more>>

“Dinner and a Movie” Takes On a Whole New Meaning for People With Hearing Loss

Paul and Kathy Hopkins at Regal Cinema using the Sony Entertainment Access Glasses.“Dinner and a movie” takes on a whole new meaning for people with hearing loss as Paul and Kathy Hopkins recently found out.  Paul and Kathy both have a hearing loss that makes attending a movie at a theatre virtually … more>>

98th Annual New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference

League for Municipalities Conference

ASL Interpreter Referral Service, Inc. was one of the nearly 800 exhibitors that attended the 98th Annual New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference on November 18-21, 2013.  The conference was held at the Atlantic City Convention Hall and was … more>>

3rd Annual NJ/MKSD Alumni Association’s 5K Run/Walk

NJ School for the Deaf 5K - Kathy

On Saturday, October 5th, the 3rd Annual NJ/MKSD Alumni Association 5K Run/Walk took place in West Trenton, NJ.  It was a beautiful day for a 5K!  Kathy Kady-Hopkins, President and Co-Owner of ASL Interpreter Referral Service, Inc., … more>>