RID / NIC loses face to BEI interpreter credential in Michigan-

After I received a letter from the state (Michigan) agency of the Department of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DODHH) regarding a new interpreter testing
system to be implemented for the state, I discovered the new acronym of BEI.
Soon afterward, I would learn that the BEI has become a "hot potato" for the DODHH agency that threatens the "pro quo" RID / NIC as the mainstay of interpreter credentials.
Heres why...

Feds come down hard on VRS providers

26 arrested...more possible
In court the Federal Communications Commission has charged 26 people with defrauding the agency of millions of dollars from its VRS reimbursement program
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ONE STOP LOOKING!
There's alot of information out there, much of it repeats itself. If you have a site or a link or information you feel that would be helpful to either the Deaf or interpreters regarding VRS contact us at michael@ videointerpret.com and we'll put it up.Here are some terms that will help you develop your place with this technology.

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WHAT TECHNOLOGY?
This is a very exciting time in the Deaf and interpreting professions. Video Interpret will bring the newest latest and helpful technologies to help bridge communication between the Deaf and the world. We'll present and review thes technologies for you!

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Michael Doyle VI with an opinion
A video interpreter and a CODA with lifelong ties with the Deaf, Doyle has been keeping the pulse on the Deaf, interpreters and their relationship and the politics that can both help and compromise its development

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