The Jackson County Circuit Court for Jackson County, Missouri will furnish reasonable auxiliary aids and services where necessary to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in or benefit from services, programs, or activities conducted by the Court. These “auxiliary aids and services” may include:
- Braille forms
- Large Print
- Qualified interpreters for persons who are deaf
- Note takers
- Transcription services
- Written materials
- Assistive Listening Devices
- Other effective methods of making written or orally delivered materials available to individuals who are blind or deaf.
When an auxiliary aid or service is required for effective communication, the court will provide an opportunity for an individual with a disability to request the reasonable auxiliary aid or service of his or her choice and will give primary consideration to the choice expressed by the individual. A reasonable effort will be made to accommodate the request.
Requesting Auxiliary Aids or Services
Advance notice to the Court of the request for auxiliary aids or services is strongly encouraged. The Court should be notified at least 5 days in advance for court sessions or hearings. For emergencies or urgent requests, the court should be notified immediately. The best effort to fulfill the request will be made
All requests for auxiliary aids or services should be directed to the ADA Coordinator: