Updated on November 10, 2022
Information shown below pertains to MIR27 to be held October 19-22, 2023.
ACCESSIBILITY AT MR. INTERNATIONAL RUBBER
We welcome everyone to our event, regardless of their accessibility needs. We understand that everyone is different.
We have, and will continue to do what we can to provide an inclusive and accessible environment for all.
To that end we are providing this page to outline accessibility at Mr. International Rubber events.
Our registration process includes a check box for individuals who may have accessibility needs. It also includes a text box where individuals can notify the organization of those specific needs. We will make every reasonable attempt to ensure that those needs are met. You may also email the registration team at email@example.com with any questions or inquiries regarding your accessibility needs.
PUBLIC TRANSIT, TAXIS, AND SIDEWALKS
The “Getting Around” page on our website provides general information regarding public transportation as well as taxi, shuttle and on demand services. Below is accessibility information for those services.
The City of Chicago provides Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAV Taxis) via arrangement through the Curb App or by calling 1-888-WAV-CABS (1-888-928-2227). Individuals wishing to reserve a WAV Taxi are advised to call at least 24 hour in advance to reserve a WAV Taxi.
Most sidewalks in Chicago have accessible ramps, textured warning surfaces at street corners, and visual crosswalk signals at major intersections
Pace is the suburban bus and regional paratransit division of the Regional Transportation Authority in the Chicago metropolitan area. Pace operates fixed bus routes across suburban chicago, connecting to both Metra and to CTA train lines. For those who cannot access the fixed route accessible buses, Pace offers reserved Paratransit services. Use of paratransit services requires certification in advance to access. Learn more on the Pace Paratransit website.
DURING THE CONTEST AND EDUCATION SESSIONS
American Sign Language Interpretation is provided for all educational classes and for our contest event. If you require ASL services, please notify a member of our registration team, and they will ensure that seating arrangements can be made so that you have easy sightlines to the interpreter and to the class presenter, or the contest. Events that are ASL Interpreted will be noted on our schedule of events with the ASL icon..
AT THE DOUBLETREE HOTEL
The Doubletree by Hilton, Skokie, is our primary venue for daytime activities, and is a fully accessible venue.
AT THE NORTH SHORE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
The North Shore Center For The Performing Arts is our primary contest venue, and is a fully accessible venue.