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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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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From the Board

  • Update on Nominations for Regional Representatives

Update on Nominations for Regional Representatives

ASL:

English:

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

  • Final Report from the Board Meeting – Sunday, March 20, 2016

Final Report from the Board Meeting – Sunday, March 20, 2016

ASL:

English:
Region I Representative Lewis Merkin
Region II Representative Randy Chappell

Board Meeting Day 5

Happy first day of Spring. This was our last […]

  • Update from the Board Meeting – Sunday, March 20, 2016

Update from the Board Meeting – Sunday, March 20, 2016

ASL:

English:
Treasurer Billieanne McLellan
Member-at-Large LaVona Andrew

Board Meeting Day 4

Hello. This week has included a tremendous amount of focused work that […]


From Headquarters

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RID Wants … Your Historical Documents

May 25th, 2016|Comments Off on RID Wants … Your Historical Documents

Update on Lawsuit

May 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Update on Lawsuit

Position Open at RID HQ: Member Services Specialist

May 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Position Open at RID HQ: Member Services Specialist

JTA Survey – How did we get here?

May 17th, 2016|Comments Off on JTA Survey – How did we get here?

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.