Who We Are
Why We RISE
We specialize in ASL and focus on what we do best! Whether you need an interpreter to facilitate effective communication, an aide to support a Deaf student, or need to be evaluated for your fluency in ASL, we have professionals qualified to meet all of your American Sign Language service needs!Learn More
Services We Offer
We cover ALL settings including: Education, Medical, Legal, Business, Warehouses, and more.
Video Remote Interpreting (VRI)
If it’s for a class, business meeting, presentation, job interview, or press conference, we have all your bases covered.
For asynchronous or non-live events, our interpreters can work with pre-recorded messages to bring viewers an accurate ASL interpretation.
Signing Aides provide support to consumers with Mild to Moderate and Moderate to Severe behaviors.
We offer ASL fluency evaluations to employees looking to qualify for bilingual status.
We provide captioning for recorded events so your entire audience can follow along.
California requires interpreters score 4.0 or above on the EIPA to interpret in the K-12 system (or equivalent.) The EIPA is also recognized by many other states across the country in determining competency for educational interpreters.
RISE offers the EIPA year-round!
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RID certifications are a highly valued asset and provide an independent verification of an interpreter’s knowledge and abilities. RID is the premier certifying body in the ASL interpreting industry.
RISE offers RID/CASLI testing year-round!
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A Community of Passionate ASL Interpreters
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RISE is committed to providing the highest quality ASL interpreting services. To do so, we must meet the needs of our interpreters. We commit to providing you with full and accurate job details, prep materials, and relevant “pass down” information. Clear and quick responses to you are integral to our goal of providing reliable coordination of all services.
In addition to great administrative support, RISE invests in your professional development. Our full-time ASL Specialist offers one-on-one and small group mentoring for all of our team. We host CEU workshops with discounted rates for employees. As an RID CMP Sponsor, we will process your college courses or independent studies for CEUs. RISE is also a test site for RID and EIPA offering employees exclusive availability and reduced fees.BECOME A RISE INTERPRETER
“You are awesome as always! Every time I need a “substitute” interpreter for one of our students you always respond, and even more important, when I need an substitute at a moments notice, you always come through for our school district! You always RISE to the challenge!! Thank you so much!”
T. Nunn | Student Support Services, Special Education
“RISE is an exceptional company. The care of their clients and interpreters never ceases to amaze me. The open and honest dialogue amongst the interpreters and office staff, who work for RISE, embodies what other agencies should strive to become. I commend them on their business practices and highly endorse them as the agency to work for.”
M. Foster | RID Interpreter
“RISE is professional and friendly. I would recommended that any company or agency use their service. I applaud them for their quickness and efficiency!”
T. Chapman | Employment Specialist / Deaf Consumer
“When I know RISE is providing my interpreter, my self-confidence rises because I know that I will be presented with a qualified interpreter…no other agency can compare to RISE. I cannot say enough good things about them.”
R. Smith | Outreach Specialist / Deaf Consumer
“Excellent service. The interpreters did a great job at my office appointments in the past.”
K. Thompson | Deaf Consumer