Cultural Access Network Project Resource Library | New Jersey Theatre Alliance

Cultural Access Network Project Resource Library

The Resource Library is your one stop shop for all things Access. We encourage you to utilize this tool when developing your ADA Plan or whenever you have an access related question. You can search by keyword or by category. New resources are uploaded regulary. If you know of a resource that should be shared, please contact the New Jersey Theatre Alliance by emailing Robert Carr at

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ADA Policies & Practices / Facilities / Marketing and Communication / Technology
ADA Policies & Practices / Facilities / Marketing and Communication / Vision Loss

Audio description (AD) provides visual information to people who are blind or have low vision. During the show, trained audio describers supply any pertinent visual content, telling patrons about the costumes, sets, lighting, characters, and movement on stage.

Arts & Healing / Veterans

Brain injuries caused by blast events change soldiers in ways many can’t articulate. Some use art therapy, creating painted masks to express how they feel.
By Caroline Alexander

Arts & Healing / Veterans

The National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military advances the arts in health, healing, and healthcare for military service members, veterans, their families, and caregivers.

ADA Policies & Practices / Facilities / First Steps & Self Assessment / Local Service Directories

For the millions of Americans who have physical, medical, sensory or cognitive disabilities, emergencies such as fires, floods and acts of terrorism present a real challenge. The same challenge also applies to the elderly and other special needs populations.

ADA Policies & Practices / Employment

Before creating a job description announcement and beginning the hiring process, you'll need to determine the essential job functions and marginal functions (non-essential functions) of the job position.  The essential job functions will need to be included in the job description. 

Employment / Hearing Loss / Local Service Directories / Mobility Impairments / Vision Loss

An Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is designated in each of New Jersey's 21 counties to serve as the primary entity responsible for developing comprehensive, coordinated systems of community-based services for older adults.

ADA Policies & Practices / Deafness / Facilities / Mobility Impairments / Vision Loss

Individuals with disabilities may use service animals and emotional support animals for a variety of reasons. This guide provides an overview of how major Federal civil rights laws govern the rights of a person requiring a service animal.

ADA Policies & Practices / First Steps & Self Assessment / Local Service Directories / Marketing and Communication
  • Think about people with disabilities as you would any diverse, minority constituency you’re interested in engaging within your marketing strategies.
  • Think of disability and accessibility under marketing, community services, audience engagement - not only legal requirements, law... MORE