Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Educational Interpreting Resources

For information about resources on deafness, click here.


Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc.
Information on membership, testing, issues from the U.S. professional association of interpreters for deaf people

Tennessee RID Chapter

North Carolina RID Chapter

Georgia RID Chapter

Virginia RID Chapter

Potomac Chapter of RID

The National Association of the Deaf
Home Page of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD)

American Sign Language Teachers Association

Alabama Association of the Deaf

Florida Association of the Deaf

North Carolina Association of the Deaf

South Carolina Association of the Deaf

Conference of Interpreter Trainers Deaf Women United

A Short History of National Black Deaf Advocates

National Hispanic Council of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Alexander Graham Bell Association

National Cued Speech Association

Postsecondary Education for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association

Other Federal Interpreter Training Programs

Region I – Northeastern University

Region II – LaGuardia Community College

Region III – Gallaudet University

Region IV – The University of Tennessee

Region V – The College of St. Catherine

Region VI – The University of Arkansas, Little Rock

Region VII – Johnson County Community College

Region IX – El Camino Community College

Region X – Western Oregon University

Other Interpreter Training Programs

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

The University of Colorado

Deaf Resources
Provided by the Virginia Office of Special Education. Includes information on a variety of special education topics.

Deaf Digest
Maintained by Barry Strassler

Gallaudet University Home Page

ASL Linguistics Research Project
A cooperative venture among Boston University, Gallaudet University, Dartmouth College and Rutgers University funded by the National Science Foundation

Rights of Deaf People Under ADA
Provided by Michigan Association for Deaf, Hearing and Speech Services

What is an Interpreter?
Provided by Regional Service Center for Hearing Impaired People

Pointers for Working with Interpreters by Willard Madsen
Provided by Disability Support Services of UND

Sites for Students of Sign Language

The Use of Indigenous Signs for Other Countries
An article from theDetroit News November 4, 1996

Online Sign Language Dictionary
Provided by Michigan State University

Foundations in American Sign Language

SignStream Project
A project to enable researchers to capture the production of signs and do online analysis.

Fingerspelling Quiz


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