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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Access is proud to have sponsored 10 BIPoC or Deaf Interpreter mentees to attend the upcoming PCRID conference. There are CEUs available and if you haven’t registered yet, you’ll want to soon! You can register and learn more about this year’s conference at We hope you’ll join us there. We’re proud to support this #ShareTheKnowledge conference! ...

Whether your meeting happens on site or remotely, we make sure that everyone has equal access to communication. When an onsite interpreter is not an option, we can provide services virtually!

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Today is World Kindness Day, and at Access we believe that compassion for others is what binds us all together. Happy World Kindness Day!

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"History isn't something you look back at and say it was inevitable, it happens because people make decisions that are sometimes very impulsive and of the moment, but those moments are cumulative realities." Marsha P. Johnson on the Stonewall Riots ...