Planning an Accessible Event

Event Planning Is the event/meeting space accessible? Mobility disabilities: Consider path of travel from outside the building into the room, aisle width (minimum of 5’), turning radius in the room, registration table placement, food and …

McBurney Center Sign Language Interpreting for Departments

McBurney can coordinate interpreting services on a Fee for Service basis when UW is the primary sponsor or host. This service relies on McBurney Disability Resource Center interpreting staff availability. If your event is less …

Accessibility Taglines for Events

The McBurney Disability Resource Center recommends using an accessibility tagline on all public information advertising your event.  These statements give people with disabilities relevant information on who to contact for accommodations.Accommodations statement to include on program announcements and registration materials “If you need an accommodation to attend this event, please contact (name, event host/coordinator) at…

McBurney Connect

McBurney Connect provides online access for students, instructors, and notetakers to request and manage disability-related student accommodations. Additionally, departments can request and manage departmental interpreting and on-site CART captioning requests. Sign In New Student Application Sign Up as a Notetaker Faculty Login

Sign Language Interpreting and Captioning

The McBurney Center works with students who are Deaf or hard of hearing to develop an accommodation plan to ensure that students have communication access in the class.