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Program of Study

This year-long program is where we have the deepest impact. Small cohorts of trainees and supervising partners participate in a 12-month program that includes online learning modules, a Practical Application Virtual Experience, a 40-hour Induction Program, and a Community of Practice. If you are interested in the Program of Study, contact us at

While providing this intense training to small cohorts provides deep and meaningful impact, we also offer a wide variety of resources to all stakeholders interested in learning about this specialty area including:

Self-Directed Modules

Modules range from 1.0 to 1.2 CEUs

Module 1 – An Introduction to Atypical Language: Contributing Factors

Module 2 – Working with Individuals Exhibiting Atypical Language: Unpacking Our Bias, Understanding Our Privilege

Module 3 – Interpreting Strategies for Individuals with Atypical Language

Module 4 – Decision Points: Working with Diverse Consumers Exhibiting Atypical Language

Units of Learning (UOLs)

10 different units on a variety of topics, ranging from 0.6 to 0.7 CEUs.


Short, pre-recorded webinars offering between .04 and .2 CEUs.

Remember to check out all of the resources CALI offers, including the Annotated Bibliography, Conversation Series and Unfolding Scenarios.

Northeastern University ASL & Interpreting Education Program is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. Participation in CALI’s training resources can qualify you for RID CEUs. See each resource for details. Please note that CALI processes CEUs quarterly. We submit information to RID at the beginning of January, April, July, and October. Northeastern University does not discriminate in any way and actively promotes an environment of mutual respect, safety and equity.