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Rehabilitation Services Sign Language Coorinating Agencies

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines a qualified interpreter as " interpreter who is able to interpret effectively, accurately and impartially both receptively and expressively using any necessary and specialized vocabulary."
Sign Language Interpreting Coordinating Agencies
Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
(800) 432-0698
(785) 368-8034
Kansas City Metro Area
Able Hands
(816) 838-4263
ASL Interpreter Connect
Stephanie Winslow
Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
Deaf Expression
(913) 268-3323

Interpreting Solutions
(913) 980-4120
Midland Empire Resources for Independent Living (MERIL)
4420 S. 40th St.
St. Joseph, MO 64503
(816) 279-8558

Nexus Interpreting Services
P.O. Box 3226
Olathe, KS  66063
(913) 220-2333

Professional Interpreting Services
Baldwin City, KS 66006
(785) 840-5220
Sign Language Specialists
(816) 246-8770 V

Sign Language Interpreting Services
(316) 773-7446
CART (realtime captioning) Services
Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART), also referred to as realtime captioning or live-event captioning, is a way to transcribe the spoken word into reading English text using a stenotype machine, notebook computer, and realtime software.
Through the services of CART, providers using the latest realtime technology combined with a stenotype machine and computer, and the text appears on a computer monitor or laptop and serves as an important communication tool for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or learning a second language. 
CART provides a complete translation of all spoken words and environmental sounds for the benefit for an individual consumer or larger group in a variety of settings including classrooms, courtrooms, religious services, conventions and conferences, personal appointments or anywhere communication access is needed. Increasingly, CART is being provided remotely via the Internet or a telephone connection.
Chuck Motter, RDR, CRR, CCP, CBC
Lenexa, KS 66219

Jane E. Piles, RPR, CRR, CBC
Topeka, KS 66611

National Court Reporters Association Directory of CART Providers
Quality Transcription Specialists (QTS)
Provides text using speech-to-text software.
(816) 833-7141
20/20 Captioning Services
(866) 554-2099