Frequently Asked Questions About Resources

How can I learn about 1IN4’s mission?

I want to support your efforts, what can I do?

How do I make... more accessible?

Meetings

  • Ask attendees if any accommodations are needed.

Events

Social media?

Conversations and scripts?

Websites?

  • Use the WAVE Web Accessibility Tool to help determine if your website is accessible for people using screen readers and other assistive technology.

 

How can I improve the way I talk about disabilities?

Where can my organization go to learn more about these issues?

My organization would like more resources about the Deaf community, where do I start?

  • The ASL App is a great way to learn basic sign language communication.
  • Deaf West Theatre, located in Los Angeles, keeps a list of qualified on-set interpreters, ASL Team interpreters, Pro-Tactile interpreters and ASL Team members.
  • For captioning services, we recommend rev.com and 20/20 Captioning.
  • Watch this TED Talk or read this New York Times Editorial by Artist Christine Sun Kim. Through her art, she discovered similarities between American Sign Language and music, and she realized that sound doesn’t have to be known solely through the ears — it can be felt, seen and experienced as an idea.
  • Watch this TED Talk about growing up Deaf in a community without accessibility.
  • Watch this TED Talk, Rhodes Scholar Rachel Kolb — who was born Deaf — shows what is possible through family support and self-belief, and proves that what is assumed about you and what you can actually achieve don’t always match up.
  • Watch Haben Girma explain that “people repeatedly refuse to acknowledge I’m blind and this is part of ableism.”

My organization would like more resources about the Blind/Low-Vision community, where do I start?

My organization would like more resources about the neurodiverse community, where do I start?

I think you're missing an important resource, how can I share it?

Email support@1IN4Coalition.org. We would love to consider your addition.

    I have a disability and want to work in Hollywood. Where do I begin?

    Welcome! We are working on more resources! Please email support@1IN4Coalition.org to sign up for the mailing list so we can deliver them to your inbox.