National Deaf Interpreter

The National Deaf Interpreting (NDI) is a non-profit nationwide organization, which debuted in 2017 at the 2nd Deaf Interpreter Conference (DIC) in Philadelphia, PA.  The first DIC conference was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2015. This was monumental. The participants were inspired by participating in this initial opportunity as this was the first time Deaf interpreters came together to collaborate with each other.  We share our own ideas and practices and the same common goals about interpreting. Thus, it led us to establish a professional Deaf interpreters’ organization

 

Core Circle Members

 

PIC: Left: Janis Cole, Roberto Sandoval, Alicia McClurkan, Michael Kaufer, Erin Sanders-Sigmon, Mikey Krajnak, Amy Peterson, Sandra McLennon, Jim Beldon   PC: Jay Krieger

Mission

NDI is the clearinghouse for the provision of services of Deaf interpreters, by creating communities, championing standards, and sharing knowledge

 

Vision

Be the inspiration to every Deaf Interpreter in the world

 

Values

NDI identities the following characteristics as the foundation of our organizational values:

  • Of / By / For Deaf Interpreters

  • Deaf Ecosystem                      

  • Deaf Space                               

  • Ownership                               

  • Transparency                           

  • Innovation                                

  • Organic                                   

  • Solidarity                                 

  • Respect                                  

 

National Deaf Interpreter Services

 

Core Circle

 

Bylaws

Membership Dues

FEES SCHEDULE WILL BE RELEASED

IN THE NEAR FUTURE. 

 

Voting Member

Any individuals, Certified Deaf Interpreters, Deaf Interpreters, or have an interest in becoming a Deaf Interpreter, who have already attended one or more Deaf Interpreter Conference (DIC).

  • Voting Privileges

  • Member Discount Programs

  • Core Circle and Meta Circle

  • NDI Core Circle Announcements

Non-Voting Member

Any individuals, whether they be active Certified Deaf Interpreters, Deaf Interpreters, or have an interest in becoming a Deaf Interpreter, who have not attended any of the Deaf Interpreter Conference (DIC).

  • Meta Circle

  • NDI Core Circle Announcements

Individual Ally

All individuals who have the desire to demonstrate or express interest in supporting this organization

  • NDI Core Circle Announcements

Organization Ally

All organizations or companies who have the desire to demonstrate or express interest in supporting this organization. 

  • NDI Core Circle Announcements

  • Listed on NDI website

 
 
 
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