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 our home page.

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



-Support and encouragement

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

Long Island Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf