South Dakota Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

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The Philosophy of the
 SDRID is that excellence in the delivery of interpretation/transliteration services among people who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing and people who are hearing will ensure effective communication. As the South Dakota Affiliate Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), SDRID serves as an essential arena for its members in their pursuit of excellence.

Our goal is to promote the profession of interpreting and transliterating American Sign Language and English.


Our mission is to provide state and local forums and an organizational structure for the continued growth and development of the profession of interpretation and transliteration of American Sign Language and English. 


SDRID Bylaws           

South Dakota state law requires annual registration of your RID certification

 For information contact Janet Ball at

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf       

RID is a national membership organization of professionals who provide sign language interpreting/transliterating service for Deaf and Hard of Hearing persons. Established in 1964 and incorporated in 1972, RID is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

RID advocates for the increased quality, qualifications, and quantity of interpreters through our three main triad of services: Professional Certification through our National Testing System(NTS), Professional development through our Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) and Associate Continuing Education Tracking(ACET), Promoting our Code of Professional Conduct through our Ethical Practices System.