Deaf Access Check List for City Events
Ensuring access for people who are Dear or hard of hearing
Sign Language Interpreter/CART* Provided
___A sign language interpreter/CART has been reserved for this event.
___The statement, ”A sign language interpreter and CART will be provided,” has been
added to flyers, invitations, and press releases.
___A sign language interpreter/CART will be provided upon request.
___The statement, ”A sign language interpreter and/or CART will be provided upon request
with at least three business day’s notice,” has been added to flyers, invitations, and press releases.
___There is contact information included on flyers, invitations, and press releases stating who
to contact to request the interpreter and/or CART
___Program order, lyrics, speaker’s comments, and scripts have been made available
for the interpreter and CART provider.
___A place on the stage has been designated for the sign language interpreter.
___A chair or stool has been provided for the interpreter, as needed.
___A small table and chair has been provided for the CART transcriptionist.
___There is reserved seating for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
___A music stand to hold the program notes, lyrics, and various other papers has been
provided for the interpreter, as needed.
___If there is a lights-out portion of the program, continual lighting on the interpreter has
*Computer Aided Real-Time Captioning
For more information: Lorrie A. Kosinski, Office of Disability Rights, firstname.lastname@example.org