Disability Clause

WSLO is committed to inclusivity and will make reasonable accommodations for all contestants with accessibility needs.

In addition to community ASL interpreters provided for the Friday night Meet and Greet, Saturday Night Contest, and Sunday Emerald Awards Brunch, WSLO will cover the cost of personal ASL interpreter services as follows:

  • Friday Night Meet and Greet: Contestants may provide their own interpreter, with WSLO covering up to 1 hour of ASL interpreter services at the prevailing rate.
  • Saturday Interview: Contestants may provide their own interpreter, with WSLO covering the cost based on the time required for ASL interpreter services at the prevailing rate.
  • Saturday Night Contest: Contestants may provide their own interpreter, with WSLO covering up to 2 hours of ASL interpreter services at the prevailing rate.

 

If you require accommodations or assistance in securing a personal ASL interpreter, please contact the contest producers or the individual listed below to ensure appropriate arrangements are made.

For any inquiries, please reach out to the WSLO Board President, Yolanda Cain, at president@wslo.info.