Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central)
  • The Library Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing is now providing telephone service, loans of print and video materials (online, via UPS or in Nashville, curbside pick-up at the Main Library and Southeast Branch only, until August 5th - due to early voting at branches).
    For Events posted on the Calendar - please contact the sponsor to see if the event has been cancelled before you go.
    If you have questions, call us or email dhoh@nashville.gov.

North Dakota

successfully completed a three-year educational interpreter certificate program of study or who has passed the educational interpreter performance assessment at a level of 3.5 or higher
"An individual may not practice or represent as an interpreter for deaf, deaf-blind, speech-impaired, or hard-of-hearing individuals in the state unless the individual holds a valid nationally recognized certification."
Special Provisions: 
"A person may not provide video remote interpreting services in this state unless certified under this chapter. This chapter does not prevent or restrict: 1. A nonresident interpreter working in this state not more than nineteen days per year. 2. An interpreter working at a religious activity. 3. An interpreter working as a volunteer without compensation. 4. An interpreter working in an emergency. An emergency is a situation in which the consumer decides that the length of time needed to obtain a licensed interpreter is likely to cause injury or loss to the consumer. 5. The activities and services of an interpreter intern or student-in-training enrolled in a program of study in interpreting at an accredited institution of higher learning; interpreting under the supervision of a licensed interpreter as part of a supervised program; and identified as an interpreter intern or student-in-training. 6. An individual using sign language or a manual communication system as a means of communication with or on behalf of a family member, a deaf individual, a deaf-blind individual, a speech-impaired individual, or hard-of-hearing individual who has specifically requested that use by that individual. 7. A communication made as a reasonable accommodation for the employment of a deaf, deaf-blind, speech-impaired, or hard-of-hearing individual."
Class B misdemeanor