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 digital version of the JOI is now online!

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From the Board

  • RID Board of Directors Responds to NAD – January 26, 2016

RID Board of Directors Responds to NAD – January 26, 2016

RID Board of Directors Responds to NAD
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  • Message from the RID Board regarding NAD’s video

Message from the RID Board regarding NAD’s video

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Message signed by Deaf Member-at-Large Ritchie Bryant:

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Testing and Certification Update – FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions
updated 12.23.2015

 
RID to Establish a Separate LLC Testing Entity
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From Headquarters

Open Call for VIEWS Board of Editors

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Update on Legal Matters Involving RID – January 29, 2016

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Communicating With Your National Association

January 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Communicating With Your National Association

Member Benefit: Online Courses

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Regional Webinars for Volunteer Leaders

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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.