The principal purposes of this Corporation are to initiate, sponsor, promote, and execute policies and activities that shall further the profession of interpreting and transliterating, to include, but not be limited to American Sign Language, English, and Spanish.
FRID ByLaws (as of Oct. 2010)
FRID, from the very beginning, has worked collaboratively with organizations in Florida to improve the professional lives of interpreters and to improve the quality and accessibility of interpreting services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals living in Florida.
FRID has more than 950 members. FRID administers two written and performance tests for interpreters in the community and educational settings. Florida RID is the leader in setting the standard for educational interpreters by promulgating a Code of Ethics for those professionals.
In addition, FRID provides at least 5 scholarships to its members each year for the following:the written RID test, the RID-NIC test, as well RID's CDI, OTC, and SC:L, the Florida EIE test and the Florida QA test.