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Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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This course is designed for Deaf students to expand foundational interpreting skills and
knowledge of the interpreting profession. This satisfies the training required for the
Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) exam. Students who have successfully completed this
course will have satisfied the 40 Hours/4.0 RID CEUs of Interpreter Training required to
be eligible to take the CDI Knowledge Exam, including a minimum of eight hours of
study of the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct, a minimum of eight hours of study
of introduction to interpreting, a minimum of eight hours of study of the process of
interpretation, as well as a minimum of sixteen hours of study of elective and relevant
topics that satisfy the eligibility requirements of the CDI Knowledge Exam. The
instructor will select these topics.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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