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Accessible Videos and Resources for Families and Educators in Early Childhood Education

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DCMP provides resources to support early intervention and early childhood special education for educators, families, and support personnel with children with a disability. These resources can be used as remote learning tools, family resources, and professional development opportunities.



Accessible Videos For Families

Closeup of a child drawing with marker on a sheet of paper. Caption. Giving outlets for expressing their feelings.
22 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Woman, woman in lab coat and man who holds a baby. Caption. We need to look closely about how that diagnosis is shared.
25 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Woman speaks just off camera, raising her eyebrows slightly. Caption. That's why they have the newborn screening now.
17 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Woman hugs a small child to her chest, closing her eyes. Caption. That's why it's important for you to watch her for signs.
53 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Boy with blond hair looks down and wipes his cheek with a red cloth. A red and yellow cartoon T, V frames the video. Music note icon indicates music is playing.
Life Skills: I Can Do It
Episode 1
28 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Closeup of a young girl with blonde hair and bangs wearing a pink shirt while looking down. She has a few freckles on her nose.
Our Special Life
Episode 2
5 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman follows and watches a young child as they ride a toy tricycle through an apartment parking lot. Caption. It feels better than to feel afraid.
Understanding Childhood Trauma
Episode 2
28 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -

Accessible Videos for Educators

Young girl sits on a person's lap. Both look down at a worksheet on the desk in front of them. Caption. Voiceover. This was the first time Jessie had actually seen this task.
26 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Closeup of a child drawing with marker on a sheet of paper. Caption. Giving outlets for expressing their feelings.
22 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Frame of boy with a physical disability touching woman's hands.
17 minutes
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Young child reaches for a sandwich at the dining table, plate resting on top of a placemat with labeled images.
3 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Woman follows and watches a young child as they ride a toy tricycle through an apartment parking lot. Caption. It feels better than to feel afraid.
Understanding Childhood Trauma
Episode 2
28 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -

Sign Language Instructional Videos


Raising a Visually Impaired Child

Young, blonde girl in a blue graphic tee-shirt sits and talks in front of a dark green curtain. Caption. I'll support whatever decisions he makes.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 1
4 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Side view of a young girl with long brown hair sitting in a white wooden chair with a pink pillow behind her at a white desk as she uses a gray Perkins Brailler. Caption. She is a top student with a wildly vivid imagination.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 2
3 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Teenage boy wears a red tee-shirt, blue shorts and baseball cap, tall red-striped socks, and baseball cleats. He kneels with a padded knee on a grassy baseball field as he prepares to throw a yellow softball. Caption. Don't let anyone else tell you what your child can or cannot do.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 3
5 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An adult holds a child's hand while they run together on a concrete pad as other children look on. Caption. Never, ever make a excuse that you can't do something.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 4
5 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man in a black shirt holds a baby in a light pink frilly dress and headband. 2 young girls look at the baby as their mother looks on from behind. Caption. I look at her as, here's my youngest daughter.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 5
5 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man and woman sit on a couch with big red patterned pillows. The man holds a smiling toddler in a bright yellow shirt between his legs. Caption. The Smith-Levins remain positive about Max's future.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 6
6 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Low shot of a person holding a baby resting in a handheld carrier. Caption. Jen as narrator. Look at who is coming home for the first time!
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 7
5 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
A chubby baby wearing a blue long sleeved shirt and white cap lays on a white blanket. Caption. The Horstmeyer's only child requires round the clock care.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 8
58 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Young girl in a white shirt sits behind a large drum with her hands on it. There are other drums and instruments nearby in what appears to be a music classroom. Caption. She is the only student at her school with severe visual impairment.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 9
58 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -

ASDB Deaf Mentor Program

Still image from: A Day at the Beach/Ocean
5 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: A Kid's Guide to the Coronavirus (Part 1)
A Kid's Guide to the Coronavirus
Episode 1
2 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Recently Added
Still image from: Besos for Baby: A Little Book of Kisses
4 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Recently Added
Still image from: Click, Clack, Ho! Ho! Ho!
6 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Still image from: Did You Know? ASL Idioms (Episode 1)
Did You Know? ASL Idioms
Episode 1
1 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Recently Added
Still image from: Dinosaur Roar!
3 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Recently Added
Still image from: First 300 Signs: Animal Vocabulary
First 300 Signs
Episode 1
5 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Still image from: First 300 Signs: Clothes Vocabulary
First 300 Signs
Episode 2
3 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Recently Added
Still image from: Little Monkey Calms Down
2 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Recently Added
Still image from: Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource
8 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -

ASL Storytime Videos

Woman signs in front of a storybook cover of lots of turkeys looking up at a big turkey. Text on book cover reads, "10 Fat Turkeys."
6 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Woman signs in front of a 2-page view of a storybook illustration of a green chameleon on a green leaf and a yellow chameleon on a yellow leaf. Story text appears on screen.
4 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman is signing next to a bright cartoon of a mother, daughter, and dog happily scrubbing a floor. Story text appears on screen.
12 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Woman uses sign language in front of a drawing of a baby wearing red pajamas crawling toward a small white cat. They are in a white circle, with black and white polka dots around that.
Baby's Very First Black and White Book
Episode 1
3 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman smiles and gestures with pointer fingers up. Illustration of a leaning tower and pig in a yellow hat climbing a ladder in background. Text reads, "Maybe I could climb a tall ladder to rescue someone stuck in a very high place."
2 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman signs in front of a 2-page view of a storybook illustration of many pairs of chimpanzees dancing together. Story text appears on screen.
12 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Woman signs in front of a storybook illustration of a woodchuck flying on the back of a goose. Text below image reads, "Especially herself." Sound of wings flapping.
9 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Woman is signing in front of an image of bare trees at twilight. Next to her is a cartoon of a little boy in a superhero costume. Text on image reads, "Superhero."
2 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman is signing in front of a red screen with the word, brave, written in white next to her.
4 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Woman signs in front of a color illustration of a woman wearing a bonnet and apron carrying a wicker basket. Story text appears on screen.
14 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Woman seated while examining a cat in her lap. Cotton balls, hydrogen peroxide, and other items on the table. Caption: visible cuts and tears to the ears and face,
34 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12

Our Special Life

Young boy with dark hair sticks out his tongue in concentration as a woman with long brown hair helps him get his arm out of his brown tee-shirt. Caption. A stroke when I miscarried the twin.
Our Special Life
Episode
6 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman with long, medium brown hair and a red sweater sits and talks with a blurred kitchen in the background. Caption. That he had autism.
Our Special Life
Episode 1
5 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a young girl with blonde hair and bangs wearing a pink shirt while looking down. She has a few freckles on her nose.
Our Special Life
Episode 2
5 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a woman with highlighted brown hair and brown eyes in front of a blurred decorative shelf. Caption. That I had envisioned.
Our Special Life
Episode 3
6 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of young boy with a pink baseball cap and red shirt with white polka dots sitting at a table and using his fingers to put food in his mouth. A plate with food is in front of him. Caption. Of kids with D, U, P, 15, Q.
Our Special Life
Episode 4
7 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a woman with blue eyes, brown hair with bangs, and a patterned blue blouse sitting in a wooden chair with a kitchen table in the background. Caption. She wasn't pulling up to standing.
Our Special Life
Episode 5
7 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young boy wearing glasses and a red tee-shirt leans his elbows on a clipboard on a table while looking over at a woman in a purple shirt and glasses. She touches his back while writing on a paper in front of her. Caption. Say it again.
Our Special Life
Episode 6
4 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Smiling woman with brown hair and a light blue shirt stands behind a young, smiling boy in a blue plaid shirt. Her hands are on his sides to help him stay steady. Caption. It presents as if he has Angelman syndrome.
Our Special Life
Episode 7
5 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of smiling toddler with a pink shirt and light brown hair in pigtails holding a baby in a light pink onesie. The baby has a red rash on her cheeks. Caption. And on her body.
Our Special Life
Episode 8
5 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Large family of multiple generations posing for a family photo. They wear shades of red, green, brown, and white, and several babies wear Santa hats. Caption. The kids are Cari, Jonathan, Jacob, Lori, Ozzie.
Our Special Life
Episode 10
4 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Accessible Television Series


Marvie

Animated puppet, Marvie, looks at camera and smiles in front of Buckingham Palace. Caption. I heard that guards aren't allowed to laugh or smile.
Marvie
Episode 1
3 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Animated puppet, Marvie, smiles with a wide open mouth as she stands in a child's colorful bedroom. Caption. My dad and I were just sharing jokes.
Marvie
Episode 2
1 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Animated puppet, Marvie, smiles as she stands in a child's colorful bedroom. Caption. I learned some jokes and I can't wait.
Marvie
Episode 3
1 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Orange plastic egg. Caption: Lets see what's in this surprise egg.
Marvie
Episode 4
1 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Animated puppet, Marvie, smiles and looks sideways at an easel that displays a drawing of a woman labeled, "Ada Lovelace." Caption. I just learned about mathematician, Ada Lovelace.
Marvie
Episode 5
1 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Animated puppet, Marvie, looks at camera and smiles in front of Buckingham Palace. Caption. I heard that guards aren't allowed to laugh or smile.
Marvie
Episode 6
1 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Cartoon character standing next to a drawing of an African American man. Caption: I was just reading about Garrett Morgan.
Marvie
Episode 7
1 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Small hand rests next to a yellow spiral-bound book titled, "The Alphabet Book." Blue background is scattered with gold star stickers. Caption. Child as narrator. The Alphabet Book.
Marvie
Episode 8
2 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Animated puppet, Marvie smiles in a colorful room with floating bookshelves, a child's easel, and a window seat. Caption. I wanted to show you the window seat in my room.
Marvie
Episode 9
1 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Cartoon of a bright yellow seahorse and a shark swimming in a brightly colored coral reef. Caption: You are so good at hiding in that colorful coral reef!
Marvie
Episode 10
2 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2

Animated Picture Books

Illustration of bare feet on the ground with ladybugs and plants. Caption: I want to see bugs.
8 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Color illustration. 3 mice rest on mats. Caption. A Chrysanthemum is a flower.
14 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Color illustration. White mouse in dress and coat uses a parasol in a sunny garden. Spanish caption. Y tomó el camino más largo hacia la escuela.
14 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Color illustration. A boy rides on the neck of a brontosaurus. Caption. I can sound like a car.
9 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Color illustration of a red fox standing at the bank of a pond filled with fish. Caption. And he had a terrible thought.
Fletcher the Little Fox
Season 0 / Ep 1
9 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Animated blue square with a smiley face next to a red block with a smiley face. Green triangle just out of frame.
6 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
A frog riding on a toy truck being pulled on a string. Caption: [toy piano music]
13 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Color illustration. Bulldozer next to a ditch loading dirt into a dump truck.
9 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Color illustration. Animated smiling caterpillar, walking forward with head reared back. Spanish caption. Narrador. Las orugas no son como otros seres.
7 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Cartoon illustration. Child holds out a piece of paper with several splotches of paint. Caption. If I can make little dots, I can make big dots.
7 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4

Coilbook

Glowing ball representing the sun with a globe representing the earth traveling in orbit around it. Examples of the different hemispheres experiencing opposite seasons in the background. Caption: A season is a division of the year
Shawn and Team
Episode 5
10 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: K - 2
Cartoon of a toy room with Max the Train parked on the tracks and looking at Bill the monster truck nearby. Bill says Hi, Max. Max says, Hi, Blazin' Bill.
Toys
Episode 4
7 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Cartoon of a play room. Robo, J, 5, a pink robot hover next to a machine labeled, "Word Machine." Robot faces towards Blazin' Bill and Jake the Fire Engine parked nearby, appearing to watch the Word Machine. Caption. Today we will learn animal words.
Toys
Episode 3
6 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Cartoon of Max the Train, Jake the Fire Engine, and Blazin' Bill the Monster Truck floating down a river surrounded by dense trees on a log raft. Caption. Look! I see 1 of Bubble's wooden shapes.
Toys
Episode 11
4 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Front view of Florence, a C, G, I white ambulance with headlights that look like eyes and a mouth across the front bumper, parked by the entrance of a hospital. Caption. Hi. I'll be right back.
Real City Heroes
Episode 3
15 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Red locomotive sits in a grassy field next to a wooden rail fence.
Shawn and Team
Episode 6
1 hours 5 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Cartoon of the side of Max the Train driving along the tracks, surrounded by bright purple and green pillars.
Toys
Episode 5
21 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
Cartoon of a bright purple convertible raised up on monster truck tires driving across a paved outdoor area surrounded by trees. Nearby, a blue raised truck is partially visible.
Toys
Episode 9
14 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3

Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)

Clay animation tan cow named Aisha wearing a gold nose ring, teal and gold ribbons on her horns, a purple forehead henna tattoo, red headphones, and a pink leopard print hoodie. Spanish caption. A pesar de su agitada vida ella conserva la calma.
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 2
7 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Superstar Aisha the Cow lays on her stomach on a purple yoga mat in an orange room, using her arms to prop up her torso. Her eyes are closed. Spanish caption. Estira las pierna y tus brazos, abre el pecho lo que más puedas.
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 2
7 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
2 young girls and 1 young boy wear bright clothing as they stand with their hands at their sides at the top of their yoga mats. There's a white background with a cartoon green hill. Spanish caption. Recuerda respirar todo el tiempo por la nariz.
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 3
7 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
3 young girls in brightly colored clothing stand at the top of their yoga mats as they grab their left hand with their right hand above their hands and lean to their right. Cartoon bamboo is on a white background behind them. Spanish caption. Bambú.
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 4
7 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Superstar Aisha the Cow sits butterfly style and leans forward, touching her nose to her purple yoga mat in an orange room. Spanish caption. Ahora, levántate con calma hasta quedar sentado.
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 5
7 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Clay animation Pepe the Bull, who is gray with a red shirt and yellow pants, stands on a teal yoga mat in a purple room with his arms outstretched in front of him. Spanish caption. ¡Excelente!
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 6
7 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Pepe the Bull rests on his right knee and left hand on his yoga mat, while his left leg and right arm are outstretched. There's a cartoon of a gray cat in the top left of the screen. Spanish caption. Para mantener el equilibrio.
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 7
7 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Pepe the Bull stands on his yoga mat with his knees bent and hands on his sides. Spanish caption. Párate con la espalda recta, los pies bien juntos.
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 8
7 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
3 young kids stand on their yoga mats with their feet apart and their hands locked and extended behind them as they lean forward toward the ground. A cartoon of a gray bull is above them. Spanish caption. Toro fuerte con manos atrás.
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 9
7 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Pepe the Bull stands on his yoga mat with his right arm bent at the elbow and extended to his side. His left arm hangs loosely at his side and he leans slightly left. Spanish caption. La punta de tu cabeza y tu cadera.
Ooommm Mmmooo Yoga For Children (Spanish)
Season 1 / Ep 10
7 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3

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