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Deaf Space & Accessibility Programming

Pride Toronto

New this year: a Deaf Space program at Norman Jewison Park.

Pride Toronto strives to make its festival site, materials and events accessible for persons of all abilities. Services offered include, but are not limited, to:

Mobility Services

  • Mobility assistants
  • Wheelchair and walker lending services
  • Charger for electric mobility devices
  • Accessible seating areas and viewing stands
  • Accessible washrooms at each riser and around the festival site

Description and Alternate-Format Media

  • Live audio description at an at-grade viewing area for those who are blind and partially sighted
  • Pride Guide Companion in audio, Braille, and large-print formats at Accessibility Services Hub
  • Downloadable audio Pride Guide Companion on our website
  • Tactile maps posted at Accessibility Services Hub and Welcome Centres

American Sign Language – English Interpreters and UbiDuo

  • ASL – English interpreters at Accessibility Services Hub and selected events
  • Roaming ASL – English interpreters throughout the Pride site
  • UbiDuo communication system for use at Accessibility Services Hub

In addition, the Accessibility Services Hub, located on Gloucester Street at Church Street during the final festival weekend, provides a safe space to escape the crowds, socialize and be comfortable. Pride Toronto Assistants and Team members will welcome festival goers and provide any service needed, along with seating, shade and water. Accessibility programming will take place at Norman Jewison parkette on Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 24th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

For more information: Accessibility Programming at Pride Toronto