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Benefits of Audio Description in Education (BADIE) Contest
The American Council of the Blind's Audio Description Project (ACB-ADP) and the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) are co-sponsoring an exciting contest and chance to win prizes for blind and visually impaired young people, in four categories from ages 7 to 21: the Benefits of Audio Description in Education (BADIE) contest.
DCMP's Keys to Access
DCMP Director Jason Stark discusses the need, mandate, and quality standards for accessible educational media.
Whether you're focused on national, state, or local elections, DCMP has accessible resources to support your classroom. These include dozens of described and captioned videos for all grade levels. We also have compiled sources of information concerning the "Help America Vote Act" and other resources of special interest to voters who are bl...Read Moreabout educators
Artrageous with Nate - The Importance of Accessible Video
Nate Heck is the creator and host of the Emmy award winning program Artrageous with Nate, which we're proud to bring to our members. Nate creates high-quality, engaging educational videos, and he and his team graciously partnered with DCMP to make them accessible to kids who are blind or deaf. Nate is passionate in his belief that all children h...Read Moreabout description, captioning