This page has links to information and services that could be useful for creating accessible media. Please note that linking a resource does not indicate an endorsement by Rooted in Rights.

 

Resources for Creators

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

 

Audio and Image Descriptions

 

Braille Embossing and Tactile Graphics

 

Captions and Transcripts

 

Exhibits and Events

 

Miscellaneous

 

Plain Language

 

Sign Language Interpreting

 

Web and Graphic Design

 

Deaf and Disabled Creative Organizations and Groups

  • Access-Centered Movement is a trauma-informed movement that attempts to dismantle the hierarchy of bodies and minds.
  • Black Disabled Creatives is a searchable database for Black disabled creative talent.
  • Deaf Spotlight showcases Deaf Culture and Sign Languages through the arts.
  • Disability Art and Culture Project is a a disability justice-centered incubator for art, culture, and justice producing.
  • Disability Visibility Project is an online community dedicated to creating, sharing, and amplifying disability media and culture.
  • Disabled And Here is a disability-led stock image and interview series celebrating disabled Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC).
  • Disabled Writers is searchable database specifically designed to help editors connect with disabled people working in journalism, or trying to break into the field.
  • FilmDis is a a media monitoring organization advocating for authentic representation and inclusion of disabled people in front of and behind the lens.
  • FWD-Doc: Documentary Filmmakers With Disabilities seeks to increase the visibility of, support for, and direct access to opportunities, networks, and employment for D/deaf and disabled filmmakers. Check out their resources page for additional resources: Resources.
  • Sins Invalid is a disability justice based performance project that incubates and celebrates artists with disabilities, centralizing artists of color and LGBTQ / gender-variant artists as communities who have been historically marginalized.
  • Social Audio Description is an audio description cooperative that provides a wide range of audio description services.
  • Visionaries of the Creative Arts aims to present a visionary platform for D/deaf and hard-of-hearing artists BIPOC to collectively create, collaborate, and showcase their culturally distinct work through various forms of creative arts.

 

 

Contests and Film Festivals

 

 

Social Media How-Tos

Facebook and Instagram

 

LinkedIn

 

TikTok

 

Twitter

 

YouTube