Why Join?

By becoming a member of LIRID you will be united, professionally and socially, to working interpreters, students, organizations and members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. You can have a voice in determining the future of the profession. You can experience the support and encouragement of your peers.

Still Unsure?

Come for a visit and check us out! All of our general meetings are free and open to the public. All meetings are conducted in ASL. A voice interpreter is also quietly provided. For meeting dates and locations please check out either our home page or our calendar.

Long Island Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Benefits of Membership

  • Opportunities to get together with colleagues

  • Professional development opportunities and reduced price workshops

  • Member appreciation day

  • Participation in fundraising activities

  • LIRID has an information booth at Mill Neck's annual apple/fall harvest festival

  • Get updates on national news

  • Involvement in a local chapter of RID

  • Associate meetings

  • Participation in philanthropy

  • Networking

  • Camaraderie

  • Support and encouragement

  • Voting privileges (must be a memeber of RID and LIRID to vote)