Mission Statement








The mission of the CNYRID is to initiate, sponsor, promote and execute policies and activities that will further the profession of the interpretation of American Sign Language and English and the transliteration of English.

 In addition, the specific goals of this organization shall be as follows:

          To promote and advocate for access for d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing people through the use of qualified sign language interpreters.

         To improve interpreting services for the d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing through skill enhancement opportunities.

         To encourage members to uphold the Professional Code of Conduct ratified by the members of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.