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Where Can I Find My Membership Card?

  Your membership card can be located within your member portal. Steps to access your card are below. Log into your Membership Portal On the top green bar located on every page there is an option to "Log In". Once you select that button you will be directed to a log in page where you…

How Can I Become an Interpreter / Learn Sign Language?

Degree in ASL Interpretation  Arkansas requires interpreters to possess a bachelor’s degree to take the state credentialing test. If you are interested in getting a degree in American Sign Language (ASL) Studies (Associates Degree) or Interpretation: ASL/English (Bachelor Degree) you can contact UALR’s Interpreter Education Program here. American Sign Language (ASL) Classes If you are…

Where Can I Get A List of Interpreters In the State / Nationally?

ARID does not currently hold a comprehensive list of licensed and/or credentialed/certified interpreters within the state or on the national level. However, there are a few places to find a list of interpreters. List of credentialled interpreters in the state of Arkansas Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (SDHH) Main Page: https://dws.arkansas.gov/ar-rehabilitation-services/field-services/deaf-hard-of-hearing/ Select “Interpreting Services” Select hyperlink…

How Can I Get Help With Website Issues?

Please email technology@arkansasrid.org and we will respond as soon a possible. If you need immediate assistance with our website please call or text our Google Voice number at 501-594-3793. One of our Technology committee members will be happy to help at our earliest convenience.

How Can I Get Help Hiring An Interpreter?

ARID is an organization to provide professional development opportunities for interpreters, we do not hire interpreters for jobs. The state of Arkansas has a few different agencies that can assist you in hiring an interpreter. The contact information for the various agencies are below. Little Rock/Central Arkansas Communicating Hands Incorporated 501-374-5293 https://communicatinghands.com/ Communication Plus+ Interpreting…

How Do I Become a Member?

We are excited you are interested in joining Arkansas Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (ARID). You can become a member of ARID here. If you are having issues with our membership portal please contact our Technology Committee at Technology@arkansasrid.org and we will help you as soon as possible. 

How Do I Renew Membership?

One time membership You can easily renew before your expiration date by going to the Account page > Subscriptions tab. Then, next to your current subscription, click the option that says "Renew". Doing this will take you to a page where you can pay for an additional term of your subscription.  If your subscription happens…