Accessibility Resources

League of Chicago Theatres Access Calendar

The League of Chicago Theatres is committed to working with Chicago area theatres to make live theatre accessible to everyone. Our calendar enables patrons with disabilities to look for upcoming performances based on their specific access requirements. The calendar includes Touch Tours (TT), ASL-Interpreted (ASL), Audio-Described (AD), Open-Captioned (OC) and Autism-Friendly (AUT) performances.


Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium

Interested in offering accessibility services for people with disabilities at your theatre but don’t know where to start? The Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium has a number of resources available to help your company including an accessible event calendar, equipment loans and events. Download the CCAC Resource document to get started.


Arts Midwest Accessibility Center

Helpful list of tools and resources available from Arts Midwest


ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) for Places of Public Accommodations (Title III)

2010 ADA Title III Regulations


ADA Design Standards

2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design


Guide to ADA Standards

ADA Standards by United States Access Board


Guide to ABA (Architectural Barriers Act) Standards

ABA Standards by United States Access Board


Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) works to make Chicago the most accessible city in the nation on behalf of residents and visitors with disabilities.


Great Lakes ADA Center

Free, confidential ADA technical assistance and training


Free Downloadable Access Symbols

Graphic Artists Guild’s Downloadable Access Symbols


Easy Access Chicago

Online brochure highlighting accessible information when visiting


Chicago Guidelines for Accessible Presentations

MAC has a helpful set of guidelines to ensure your presentations are accessible to everyone


Guidelines for Print Document Design

American Printing House for the Blind’s guidelines


Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD)

LEAD Conference Information and Cultural Access Resources

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