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Aspiring Deaf Interpreter (ADI) 

The Aspiring Deaf Interpreter (ADI) training will have a series of online class sessions to cover topics that Deaf Interpreters need to know in order to take the CASLI Knowledge Exam and Performance Exam and become certified.  Program participants will meet LIVE online two Sundays a month for 2.5 hours each and will complete 2-4 hours of online work a month, all for a duration of 5 months.  The following topics will be covered (total: 40 hours):

  1. Introduction to Interpreting (8 hours)
  2. RID-NAD’s Code of Professional Conduct (8 hours)
  3. Process of Interpreting (8 hours)
  4. ASL Linguistics (8 hours)
  5. Interpreting Practicum (8 hours) 

    Training sessions are as follows:

Spring: mid-January through mid-May
Fall: mid-August through mid-December.
Please sign up before January or August to ensure your spot in the training!

***NOTE: $99 security deposit to hold your spot in the training is non-refundable.  If you pay in full, $99 security deposit plus $25 processing fee is nonrefundable.