A sign language interpreting agency dedicated to service excellence and driven by a mission to inspire trust and understanding between languages

With deep roots in the Deaf community, we uphold the highest of communication access standards. Put us to the test.

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We are firmly committed to being accountable for the outcome of our work – always. It’s the Access Promise. Learn more about why the Access Promise is important to us.


Learn more about the heart of Access Interpreting and the story behind the principles that guide us.
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Access Interpreting is a leading provider of sign language interpreting and CART services. While Washington D.C. is our homebase, we provide services across the United States.


Our sign language interpreters facilitate communication and convey all information to ensure all parties may fully communicate with each other. We also provide sign language interpreting services remotely through Virtual Interpreting Services.

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Our CART services deliver near real-time transcription of spoken conversations into text, displayable on various devices. These services are provided virtually or on-site.

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Everyone. Our service providers work in various settings, but not limited to: medical facilities, academic institutions, federal agencies, technology companies, non-profit organizations and other commercial environments. With both on-site and virtual sign language interpreting and CART, we are proud to offer services in all settings.

From higher education to K-12 institutions, Access Interpreting offers on-site and remote CART & sign language interpreting.

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With operations in the heart of the nation’s capital, Access Interpreting serves many government institutions. Learn more about how Access provides communication access to federal agencies.

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Whether it’s a hospital or dentist office, Access Interpreting provides sign language interpreting services to a wide range of medical institutions.

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Be it a meeting among engineers or the day-to-day operations of an organization that employs deaf individuals, Access Interpreting serves a wide variety of business environments.

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From weddings to birthday parties, Access Interpreting has skilled interpreters who can be there for you.

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Interpreters, we appreciate you! We could not be where we are without your support and dedication. To thank you, we're doing a GIVEAWAY! We love supporting other Deaf owned businesses and we want to offer a lucky interpreter a gift card to @hotsytotsyhaus! They sell luxury bath bombs and other great vegan, cruelty-free items.
To enter to win a $40 gift card, you must:
1. Follow @accessinterpreting and @hotsytotsyhaus
2. Like this post
3. Comment below: "#interpreterappreciation" TAG AN INTERPRETER TO WIN OR TAG YOURSELF IF YOU ARE AN INTERPRETER!

Winner will be announced this Friday (5/7)! 🎉

Image Description: Bright green background sets the stage for huge words in white with a solid red box around it spelling "GIVEAWAY!" with white and brown pointy arrows around it. Above that are the words "Interpreter Appreciation Day" and below the red box in a white box on the bottom is the Hotsy Totsy logo in brown, with the words "WIN a spa treatment from a Deaf owned business!" next to it. The Access logo is on the top left corner in a white box. Two tiny words with a loopy arrow saying "Details Below" are in both the top right and bottom left corners.

Access Interpreting needs your help! If you are comfortable in front of a camera and are a Deaf or Hard of Hearing person who signs fluently, we would like to meet you! Apply to help us with our new interpreter screening process. If you are chosen, you will be paid $200 for your time! Application deadline is May 23, 2021.

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Video Description:
Video opens with the following: An off-white wall with house plant leaves showing on the left. At the top in large black text it says “Are you…” and below that are 3 lines of text with button sliders turned on. These say “Deaf or Hard of Hearing? Fluent in ASL? Comfortable in front of a camera?”. Below in medium green text it says “We need you!”. Below that in small black text it says “”. And at the bottom of the image is the Access logo.

The video fades to the same background of a white wall and plant leaves on the left, but now overlays another video of Shanna Winesburg (White woman with dark hair pulled back into a pony tail. She is wearing a black shirt with a dark blue blazer) signing the following: “Hi! Are you Deaf or Hard of Hearing? Are you fluent in ASL? Are you comfortable in front of the camera? If you answer yes to all of these questions, we need you! Access Interpreting wants to update our interpreter screening videos. We need new ones! We want Deaf people to record themselves giving a short presentation. This will require about 2 hours of your time. Are you curious? Want to know more information? Go ahead and send us your name and we’ll send you more information! If you’re selected, we’ll give you $200! Come apply!”

Happy Earth Day from Access Interpreting!

Image Description: "Happy Earth Day" is spelled out in bold white letters on top with a quote below it that reads "Earth is what we all have in common". Below that is the Access logo. The background is of a beautiful mountain sunset with pine forests and a soft blue sky with a few clouds illuminated by the sunset glow.

From Access Interpreting, we hope you all have a happy Easter!

Image Description: Blue wall with painted Easter eggs in front of it. Eggs are painted orange, blue, pink and yellow. Some have white stars or stripes on them. There is a white border in the center of the image that has the Access logo inside up top and large white text below the logo that says "HAPPY EASTER!"

Caption from source: Together, we can stamp out discrimination and deliver on our nation's promise of freedom and equality for all.

Image Description: Main background is gradient growing from pink to blue, bottom to top, with thin white lines extending upward and outward from the bottom. In the middle there is a screenshot of a Twitter tweet from President Biden @POTUS United States government official that reads "Transgender rights are human rights - and I'm calling on every American to join me in uplifting the worth and dignity of transgender Americans. Together, we can stamp out discrimination and deliver on our nation's promise of freedom and equality for all. #TransDayOfVisibility"