Interpreter Services Program

Interpreter Services Program

A sign language interpreter signs for Govenor Fallin at an event.

The Interpreter Services program provides sign language interpreters and real-time captioning to assist Vocation Rehabilitation or Visual Services clients who are deaf, hard of hearing, or Deaf-blind. DRS contracts with interpreters who are certified through the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf and the Oklahoma Interpreter Certification and Resource Center.

Oklahoma Interpreter Certification and Resource Center

The Oklahoma Interpreter Certification and Resource Center is the state certifying body for Oklahoma interpreters. The ICRC uses the Quality Assurance Screening Test to evaluate the proficiency of individuals interested in becoming employed as interpreters for the deaf in the state of Oklahoma. You may download the application for testing, or contact the ICRC Program Specialist. All ICRC Interpreters are required to know and adhere to a set of Ethical Standards as well as the Levels of Limitations for Oklahoma sign language interpreters. The ICRC maintains a list of all Oklahoma ICRC certified interpreters available for download.

The Oklahoma State Department of Education maintains an independent list of SDE approved educational interpreters which can be accessed in the Department of Education Interpreter Listing.

Find an RID Member ( Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf)

Interpreters

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CEU Guidelines

ICRC Grievance Form

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QAST General Information

QAST General Information

The Interpreter Certification and Resource Center (ICRC) which is under the The State of Oklahoma uses the Quality Assurance Screening Test (QAST) system to evaluate individuals who wants to become certified in the State of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (SDHH) department administers QAST in accordance to the 56-199.2 State Department of Rehabilitation Services “Cooperation with commissions and state agencies – Interpreter Services” law. 

ICRC Program Specialist

2401 NW 23rd, Suite 51
Oklahoma City, OK 73107

Office: 

(405) 522-7936

Email: 

ICRC Program Technician

2401 NW 23rd, Suite 51
Oklahoma City, OK 73107

Video Phone: 

(405) 708-6153

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