MIRID - Michigan Chapter, Registry Interpreters for the Deaf

The Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) is a nationally certified interpreter who is deaf or hard of hearing. In addition to proficient communication skills and general interpreter training, the CDI has specialized training and/or experience in the use of gesture, mime, props, drawings and other tools to enhance communication. The CDI has knowledge and understanding of deafness, the Deaf community, and Deaf culture. The CDI possesses native or near-native fluency in American Sign Language.

Certified Deaf Interpreter - CDI Committee

Kat Vogtmann

Carole Mehling

Jill Schefke

Please send any questions, comments, or well-wishes to potak@aol.com

Click here to view the entire CDI Candidate Handbook and Eligibility Requirements

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PO Box 1462

Warren, MI 48090


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