The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf strives to advocate for best practices in interpreting, professional development for practitioners and for the highest standards in the provision of interpreting services for diverse users of languages that are signed or spoken.

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Find an Interpreter

RID can help find an interpreter near you.

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Learn About Interpreting

RID offers many learning opportunities and resources with diverse populations.

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Become RID Certified

RID plays a leading role in establishing a national standard of quality for interpreters.


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The RID 2015 Annual Report has been released.

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The digital version of the JOI is now online!

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From the Board

  • Update on the RID Testing LLC

Update on the RID Testing LLC

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The purpose of this vlog is provide an update on the testing LLC.  With as much information as has been […]

  • Special Elections : Region I and IV

Special Elections : Region I and IV

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Hello, I’m Melvin Walker. June is upon us, and it already feels that summer has arrived, and it’s hot! In […]

  • Update on Nominations for Regional Representatives

Update on Nominations for Regional Representatives

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Hello, I’m Melvin Walker. I’m here to give you an update on nominations for Regional Representatives. As you know, the […]


From Headquarters

Criminal Conviction Policy – Request for Comments

June 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Criminal Conviction Policy – Request for Comments

Position Open: Testing Specialist (CASLI)

June 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Position Open: Testing Specialist (CASLI)

Position Open: Testing Manager (CASLI)

June 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Position Open: Testing Manager (CASLI)

Update on Credentials and Testing: SC:L and OTC

May 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Update on Credentials and Testing: SC:L and OTC

RID Wants … Your Historical Documents

May 25th, 2016|Comments Off on RID Wants … Your Historical Documents

2015 Conference Updates

About RID

The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID), a national membership organization, plays a leading role in advocating for excellence in the delivery of interpretation and transliteration services between people who use sign language and people who use spoken language. In collaboration with the Deaf community, RID supports our members and encourages the growth of the profession through the establishment of a national standard for qualified sign language interpreters and transliterators, ongoing professional development and adherence to a code of professional conduct.