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Breaking News: People in central Oklahoma can now send a text message to 911 to request emergency help. The Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) recently impletmented the new Text 911 service in multiple cities and towns in the state. 911 dispatchers on duty will respond to texts with the same priority as voice calls to send help as soon as possible.

The text service does not replace calling 911, but the option is inteded for:
*People with speech or hearing diabilities
*Callers who need to remain silent or discreet
*Medical emergencies that render the caller incapable of talking

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OKRID Statewide Conference!! June 26-27, 2020

(June 25th is for students, and level III or below)

Sheraton Downtown Oklahoma 

1 N Broadway Ave

Oklahoma City, OK  73102

United States

Call for OKRID 2020 Conference Presenters:

Click this link for more information and to submit a proposal.

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Welcome to the 2019-2020 Membership Cycle

Remember, OKRID membership cycle aligns with the National RID Membership Cycle which is July 1- June 30.

LINK HERE to register today

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Oklahoma RID, an affiliate chapter of RID, sets the standards for the profession of Sign Language interpreting in the state of Oklahoma. OKRID’s diverse membership unites to raise the bar of the profession, meeting challenges head on, networking with one another, and providing leadership and training opportunities. Involvement in OKRID provides Oklahoma interpreters and interpreting students, a voice in local, state, and national interpreting issues so we may better serve the Deaf community.  New from the Board can be found here: News from the OKRID Board

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