About Us

Mission Statement

The New Hampshire Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (NHRID), an affiliate chapter of the national Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc., is a non-profit membership association with a charter to promote interpreting excellence by working toward a national standard of quality. It is the mission of NHRID to work together with the Deaf community in meeting the interpreting needs of New Hampshire residents by enhancing the quality and availability of American Sign Language/English interpreters. In order to accomplish this goal, the organization shall strive to:

  • promote the highest standards of integrity and performance of interpreters
  • encourage continued professional growth and development of its members
  • foster a respect and competence of cross-cultural interaction
  • advance an understanding of the profession and issues related to the process of interpretation
  • lobby for key legislation in the NH State Legislature on bills affecting Deaf rights and the sign language interpreting profession