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.
RID can help find an interpreter near you.
RID offers many learning opportunities and resources with diverse populations.
RID plays a leading role in establishing a national standard of quality for interpreters.
by Melvin Walker, President RID Board of Directors
We are in the midst of a busy time related to the governance […]
Hello! I am Glendia Boon. A few weeks ago we sent out communication about the RID nominations process currently underway. […]
2015 Conference Updates
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.