ALABAMA REGISTRY OF INTERPRETERS
FOR THE DEAF
Leading the interpreting profession, serving the interpreting community, connecting to the Deaf community.
Resources and Information
This site, funded by the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers (NCIEC), provides all the tools needed to learn more about the interpreting profession and how to get started.
Professional Sign Language Interpreting
This RID standard practice paper provides a quick-glance and overview of the interpreting profession.
RID’s Certification Programs measure your knowledge and skill level and provides you with the appropriate level credentials for your testing skills.
NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct
The NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct sets the standards to which all certified members of RID are expected to adhere.
Council of Organizations Serving Deaf Alabamians (COSDA)
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind (AIDB)
Alabama Department of Mental Health
Alabama Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
RID’s Standard Practice Papers (SPPs) articulate the consensus of the membership in outlining standard practices and positions on various interpreting roles and issues. These SPPs are excellent resources to educate all interpreters as well as hearing and deaf clients, the general public, business contacts, school personnel, doctors and nurses, etc.
Interpreting in Educational Settings (RID Standard Practice Paper)
Interpreting in Legal Settings (RID Standard Practice Paper)
Interpreting in Medical or Health Care Settings (RID Standard Practice Paper)
Interpreting in Mental Health Settings
Interpreting in Theatrical and Performing Arts Settings (RID Standard Practice Paper)
Interpreting in Vocational Rehabilitation Settings (NCEIC Training Materials)