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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From the Board

Board Update – President Melvin Walker

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

Deaf Member-at-Large Ritchie Bryant – Update on CDI Bridge Plan

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Hi. I’m Ritchie Bryant. I’m the Deaf Member-at-Large for the RID Board of Directors.

I’m here to provide an update for […]

President Whitcher Resigns, Change in RID Board Leadership

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Message from Dawn Whitcher:

As President of RID, I have been fortunate to have an employer who allowed me the opportunity […]


From Headquarters

International Week of the Deaf – Wrap-up, Call to Action

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International Week of the Deaf: World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI)

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International Week of the Deaf – Profile: Dr. Yerker Andersson

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International Week of the Deaf: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

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International Week of the Deaf – Introduction

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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.