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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RID offers many learning opportunities and resources with diverse populations.

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


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From the Board

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Executive Director Applicant Videos

Message from the RID Board of Directors:
At this time, the Board is requesting feedback on two candidates for the position […]

Updates from the Board: September

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Greetings! Fall is officially here, the temps are getting cooler, school is back in session, and the busy holiday season […]

Board Update – President Melvin Walker

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Greetings!  President Melvin Walker here. I hope you all are having a great start to the Fall season with back […]


From Headquarters

RID Closed for Holiday Announcement

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Call for Leadership Track Small Group Facilitators

November 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Call for Leadership Track Small Group Facilitators

RID Welcomes Ms. Geneine Ratcliff, the new Sr. Director of Programs & Services

November 15th, 2016|Comments Off on RID Welcomes Ms. Geneine Ratcliff, the new Sr. Director of Programs & Services

IED Update: October

October 31st, 2016|Comments Off on IED Update: October

Position Available at RID Headquarters: Communication Specialist

October 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Position Available at RID Headquarters: Communication Specialist

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.