Effective Communication

The ADA requires “effective communication,” which means whatever is written or spoken must be as clear and understandable to people with disabilities as it is for people who do not have disabilities. Aids and services can help people access jobs and services.

Request help from an ADA Coordinator


Statewide Services


Computer Aided Transcription Referral (CART)

Sign Language Interpreter Referral Services

  • Anchorage
    • RNR Interpreting, 569-7446; Short Notice: 317-2235, Email: RNRInterpreting@aol.com
    • Sign Language Interpreters, 248-6622
  • Fairbanks
    • Access Alaska, 479-7940
    • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center, TTY: 451-48892
  • Juneau
    • Southeast Alaska Independent Living, TTY: 523-5285; Voice: 463-7490
  • Kenai Peninsula
    • 283-3404


Visual Impairment or Blindness

State ADA Coordinator
10th Fl. State Office Building Juneau, AK 99811
Phone/TTY: 907-465-6929 • Fax: 907-465-5850 or 907-465-2576
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