I am pleased to announce that captions will be available at the upcoming Beth Moore event at the Giant Center this May. This is the ONLY conference Beth Moore is having this year on the East Coast. If you are a Beth Moore fan, but don't attend conferences because you have hearing loss, or are deaf and don't know ASL, here is your chance to attend a LIVE, CAPTIONED event. You will see EVERYTHING that is being said at the conference.
Let's extend a HUGE thank you to Giant Center's A.D.A Coordinator Drew Dillon for making this happen. Though the captioning committee (Nancy Kingsley, Terri Avis and I, along with volunteer ASL interpreter Carol Mellott ) unsuccessfully requested captions from LifeWay after countless emails and meeting with their volunteer team, just one call from Carol Horowitz, Managing Attorney of Disability Rights Network of PA in Pittsburg got the ball rolling.
Apparently, the only thing that needed considering was whether it was better to just pay a professional captioner the asking fee, or cover the cost of a lawsuit. Thanks to Carol and to Drew Dillon, there will be professional CAPTIONS FOR ALL!
I also want to thank Drew for the free pass that has been granted for me to attend this event.
Be sure to let them know when you register that you want to be seated where you can have access to the captions. If you have any trouble, contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Do you need to know more about captions? Learn more here: Collaborative for Communication Access via Captioning (CCAC) and CaptionMatch
*This is a follow up from an earlier post: ADA Violation at Upcoming Giant Center