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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What better way to kick off Deaf History Month than by learning a new sign language? Learn more about this amazing opportunity to learn French Sign Language (LSF) at @deaftours! (link in bio)

ID [from original post]: Blue background, text says: French Sign Language (LSF) with Guillaume Chastel, March 15 to April 21 2021, Mondays & Wednesdays at 6:15pm PT/9:15pm ET, 1.2 CEs are available, HOT, RIT, & ACET logos on the bottom, a circle photo of Guillaume smiling at the camera.

Join Cassie Lang, Krystin Balzarini, and Emily Dittmer for an imperative discussion of racism, anti-racism and the interpreting profession on the 11th of every month.

Image Description: Beige flyer with Save the Date in big grey letters. Anti-racism and Interpreting: A Discussion through Cases. 11th every month. 6:00-6:30pm Introduction for First Timers. 6:30-7:30pm Case Study Discussion. Join us for a discussion on racism and anti-racism both generally and specific to the interpreting profession. We will ask participants to offer real-life examples for group analysis and critique based on a monthly theme, followed by action items. Accommodations or Questions? Email Meetings will be conducted in ASL. Zoom link:

Happy Valentine's Day from Access Interpreting! We hope you have a wonderful day with your loved ones. 💖

Video Description: The screen pans from right to left, showing a series of pink, red, and white inflated heart shapes. After it pans, the words "Happy Valentine's Day from" and the Access logo appear. The word "Happy" appears by fading in, then "Valentines" appears on a red scroll that unscrolls, "day" and "from" also appear by fading in, and then the Access logo unscrolls on a red background below that.

Hands on Travel's mission is to provide unique tours around the world for people using sign language. Register for the next course that teaches you how to sign in Italian Sign Language (LIS)!
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[Video Description provided by Hands on Travel: A woman is wearing a navy blue long sleeve in front of gray walls with frames, and the HOT logo on the top left.]

The Talking Black in America Project released “Signing Black in America” last year as part of a 5-part documentary series. The documentary is available to watch on YouTube all month (Feb 2021).
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