Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
Information from the national organization for sign language interpreters- the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) including tenets guiding professional behavior and documents outlining best practices and industry standards. Link to Site Page
ASL interpreters encounter a wide variety of situations ranging from public events to very personal medical and counseling settings. Both the Deaf and hearing parties involved need to be assured that the interpreter is a skilled professional who will accurately convey the intent of what has been communicated.
Tenets Summary from RID Code of Professional Conduct
CODE OF ETHICS – A member of NVRA shall:
Code of Professional Ethics – A Member Shall: