Audio Description Association (Scotland)

Audio description service for visually impaired people


To promote the inclusion of blind and partially sighted people at theatre, cinema, sport and cultural events by offering a commentary, which is received through a headset, and which does not obtrude on dialogue.

Services provided:

  • Campaigns to raise the profile and standards of audio description nationwide
  • Offers training for audio describers to a nationally recognised standard
  • Holds a register of approved describers and trainers
  • Is a source of information for describers and trainers
  • Develops evaluation and monitoring of standards
  • Offers advice to venues on marketing and customer care.

Further  information:

ADA Scotland’s broadcasting equipment can be used by members.
To book the portable radio equipment contact:

Kim McKenna
Festival City Theatres
13 Nicolson Street
0131 662 1112




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