Click on this link to read Jodi Myers’ report into the barriers faced by large scale touring productions to deliver captioned and audio described performances and suggestions on how these may be addressed. Carrots and Sticks, a report for See a Voice by Jodi Myers.
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In order to access the performing arts, people with sensory impairments need venues and companies to set up services such as captioning (CAP) and audio description (AD). The See a Voice project was set up by STAGETEXT and VocalEyes, and ran from September 2006 to March 2010. It was funded by the Treasury’s Invest to Save budget and … Read more About See a Voice
Useful documents to download Service definitions The Audience: facts and figures Audience Feedback Planning an event: guidance on access A guide to checking copy readability Network 1000: survey of 1000 visually impaired people (2006)
Caption Units / Software www.stagetext.org STAGETEXT has recently taken over as supplier of the captioning units and software and is able to offer a higher level of support and advice to venues as a result. For technical queries, please email Roger Graham, STAGETEXT’s Technical Adviser, at firstname.lastname@example.org Audio Description / Hearing Enhancement www.gradav.co.uk Supplier for Sennheiser IR and … Read more Equipment
British Sign Language Interpreters Association of British Sign Language Interpreters www.asli.org.uk Royal Association for Deaf People www.royaldeaf.org.uk Speech to Text Reporters or STTRs Association of Verbatim Speech to Text Reporters / AVSTTR www.avsttr.org.uk Induction Loop systems See EQUIPMENT