Articles from RID News

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

Today’s issue of RID’s IWD campaign showcases the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI), established July 23, 2003 during the 14th World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf in Montreal Canada.

The aim of WASLI is to advance the profession of sign language interpreting worldwide.


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



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 the progress of the CDI Bridge Plan. We are aware that people are eagerly looking forward to additional information about the steps for obtaining a provisional CDI certification. I want to offer my apologies for the delay, and explain what has happened.