City of Denver Deaf Access

 
 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 Preparation

___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
been arranged.

 

__A news release of the event has been sent out to the Deaf/hard of hearing community via
editor@coloradodeaf.com.

 

*Computer Aided Real-Time Captioning

For more information: Lorrie A. Kosinski, Office of Disability Rights, lorrie.kosinski@denvergov.org

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