What Accessibility Services Do You Need?

Qualified and certified sign language interpreters available for in person and online events, meetings and appointments.

Real time, word-for-word caption services available in person and remotely with over 50 language outputs.

Add an in-frame ASL interpreter, captions, or visual description voiceover to deliver synonymous access to your content.

Access New York Calendar

The Access New York Calendar is a community initiative focused on compiling and advocating for accessible events, movements, and performances in New York City for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing. All events listed on Access New York are confirmed to have a sign language interpreter or caption service accommodations. Email AccessNY@InclusiveASL.com to add your accessible event.

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Inclusive Communication Services

Professional Quality and Accuracy – That’s the Inclusive Experience!

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about us

Inclusive Communication Services delivers ADA compliance with professional sign language interpreting, translation, caption, accessible media, and accommodation consultation services to create accessible events and encounters.

Committed to ethical, individualized, and affordable accommodation services, ICS professionals omit the anxiety of ADA regulations and language barriers to provide quality equal-access for those with hearing loss and vision loss.

Honoring inclusion as a fundamental human right, ICS is devoted to providing custom services that meet a diverse range of consumers, budgets, and timelines.

Founded and operated by professional sign language interpreters, ICS is determined to ensure every service request is an inclusive experience!

why the Inclusive Experience

We’re on a mission to improve inclusion in the communities we serve by being an affordable resource for
premium sign language interpreting, media accessibility, and caption services for the Deaf and Blind!

Fast Turnarounds

Book a local or remote interpreter, translator, or caption provider in as few as 2-hours before your event.

Affordable Rates

Transparent pricing and customizable service packages to suit all budgets – no hidden costs, ever!

Expert Interpreters, Translators, & Captioners

Qualified specialists with reputable track records in the Deaf community.

Community Invested

Improving inclusion in the communities we serve by offering affordable services to match any budget, timeline, or need.

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Our Services

ICS contracts hundreds of trained and qualified sign language interpreters, translators, and caption providers with an array of specializations and certifications. In line with our inclusive mission, ICS professionals are committed to providing accurate and holistic services that fully encompass every consumer’s communication needs. From business and government interpreting services to video remote interpreting, picture-in-picture translation, audio description voiceover, CART captioning, and more, ICS will custom select the optimal team of professionals to make your event, meeting, or production an inclusive experience!

The Inclusive Experience. The Inclusive Difference!

Schedule a Free ADA Accommodation Consultation

Sign language, Captioning, and Accessible Media Services

Premium accommodation services for the Deaf, Deaf-blind, Blind, and Hard-of-Hearing. Available in Person and Online!

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What Our Customers are Saying...

Check out what our New York sign language and caption customers are saying about the inclusive experience!

Cory Silverberg
May 24, 2022

ICS provided interpreting for our virtual book launch, and they were great! The event was trilingual, so they were working alongside Spanish language interpreters and managed the busy format with generosity and ease. I look forward to getting to work with them again in the future.

Amy Fiore
May 17, 2022

The Story Pirates love ICS! We had a last minute need for interpretation for a live show, which was particularly challenging because it included scripted, musical, and improvised sections. They were fantastic! We loved having the ability to reach even more kids than before. Thank you so much!

MAD Museum
April 12, 2022

Inclusive Communication Services was able to provide an interpreter with very late notice, which was super appreciated! Cedar was an excellent interpreter and we will definitely plan to work with them again in the future.

A Click
March 28, 2022

I feel so lucky to have gotten to partner with Inclusive Communication Services many times over the last few months to make events all over the city more inclusive and accessible! The work done by this organization is truly incredible and I am always impressed by how smooth and easy it is to coordinate with their staff and interpreters as a third party event organizer.

Kate Trammell
March 26, 2022

Steffi and Erin were excellent! They were incredibly professional and prepared. We were so appreciative to have them in the room!

Tuthall & Wirtanen
February 24, 2022
Laura “L” Tuthall
February 24, 2022

The organization I co-run had to shift a disability issues press conference we were planning to host in hybrid format to all-online the day before the event - after a politician we were collaborating with pulled their support, including in-person ASL services. ICS was able to confirm the same day we contacted them (pretty much unheard of for ASL services) and provide us with a lovely, skilled interpreter team for the online event the next day. They helped us turn a terrible situation that would have negatively impacted our disabled speakers and community into a successful, accessible event. Can't recommend them enough!

Ash Blight
February 23, 2022

Inclusive Communication Services is always a joy to work with! I'm continually impressed by their flexibility and commitment to providing accessible services in locations across the city as well as virtual events.

Roy Atwood
February 15, 2022

Excellent company; love working with them!

Sarah Hanvey
February 1, 2022

I have been working as a freelance interpreter with ICS since their early days. I have never felt more seen, heard, and respected. Their rates are extremely fair. The coordinators are easily accessible for any last minute details that may come up on a job. I cannot boast about this company enough! Please consider using them when booking any events needing access to communication!

Sarah Hanvey
February 1, 2022

I have been working as a freelance interpreter with ICS since their early days. I have never felt more seen, heard, and respected. Their rates are extremely fair. The coordinators are easily accessible for any last minute details that may come up on a job. I cannot boast about this company enough! Please consider using them when booking any events needing access to communication!

Stephanie Sargent
February 1, 2022

I have loved working for Inclusive Communication Services as a virtual interpreter. The staff is wonderful at giving the interpreters pertinent information as soon as possible, allowing interpreters adequate time to prepare for jobs. ICS works with many interpreters, yet I feel valued and a priority every time I ask a question or share feedback. Overall, a great company to work for!

Oliver Click
February 1, 2022

ICS is an incredible community-oriented business and I cannot thank them enough for providing affordable ASL interpretation services for Drag Queen Story Hour NYC and allowing us to fully commit to our goal of inclusivity and access for all. Their professionalism and flexible scheduling makes them a joy to work with, for both in-person and virtual events!

February 1, 2022

I was getting anxious after being turned down by a long list of interpreters for our middle school musical. It was a BIG ask and at the LAST minute but these gals came through! They were super flexible and courteous and professional. I would recommend them in a heartbeat. THANK YOU, ICS! The family in need of your services was incredibly grateful and so am I. Keep up the good work.

John P McEneny
July 26, 2021

Transformative Experience for both performers and audience. Professional, accommodating, and the best in their field. Enthusiastically endorse.

Katha Cato
June 28, 2021

I knew nothing about how to approach this and everyone at ICS took great care of us and our guests. I also learned so much about how much more we need to do on this end to make our experiences more accessible to all.

Melissa Moschitto
May 24, 2021

Shelby and the ASL interpreters at ICS are extremely professional and a true pleasure to work with. Shelby made scheduling a breeze and answered all of my questions to ensure that our first time with an interpreter went as smoothly as possible. They did a beautiful job interpreting for our live event and I look forward to working with them in the future.

Kay Ottinger
March 1, 2021

Great experience! Tyler answered my call right away and was able to help me get my project captioned in a timely manor. Turned out great. Will definitely use them again in the future.

Megan Byrnes
February 8, 2021

I recently worked with Tyler from Inclusive Communication Services for a work event and he was extremely helpful in providing simultaneous ASL interpretation for our program. He was so easy to work with, patient, and dedicated to providing his services to make our program more accessible for our greater community, and I would definitely work with him, and Inclusive Communication Services, in the future.

Christian Ogren
January 5, 2021

They were beyond generous in getting a show I was working on interpreted. Had COVID not hit we absolutely would have brought them back again and again.

Randi Berry
December 23, 2020

I would give Inclusive Communication Services 10 stars if I could. They do the ASL interpretation for all of our events at The Indie Theater Fund. Most recently, they did our annual event - this year...virtually. It was NOT an easy task and Shelby was professional, upbeat and incredibly clear. I highly recommend them and am looking forward to working with them in 2021.

Thomas Cooke
December 16, 2020

I absolutely love ICS! They were able to send me a very friendly sign language interpreter last-minute for a job interview with a Deaf candidate. The coordinator walked me through everything on the phone and even gave me some tips on how to properly use an interpreter- it never even occurred to me to ask! Very helpful and affordable- I'll definitely use them again in the future 🙂

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