Interpreting: the act of conveying meaning between people who use signed and/or spoken languages.

Certification provides an independent verification of an interpreter’s knowledge, abilities and ethical standards.

Use our registry to find contact information for a specific member, verify an RID member’s certification(s) and search for freelance interpreters.

All certified members of RID are required to participate in professional development in order to maintain their certification.

The Ethical Practices System (EPS) is a multi-level grievance system to be utilized when all personal efforts have been exhausted and proven unsuccessful.

RID is dedicated to supporting our members through the provision of benefits and advocacy services.

CASLI develops and operates sign language interpreting testing to ensure a baseline of quality interpreting services.

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