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Thousands of accessible educational videos

Families and educators who have at least one student with a disability can access thousands of educational videos with high-quality audio description and captions, and many with American Sign Language, including videos for educators and interpreters in training.

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Search videos by keywords or browse by state and Common Core standards.

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K-12 students under 18 years of age are currently not eligible for their own DCMP membership. However, adult members can create Student Accounts for them.

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Create Clips, Lessons, and Quizzes

Clips and Lessons allow you to create clips from DCMP videos, and then use those clips as stand-alone videos or as part of a Lesson. A Lesson can include clips, full videos, quizzes, text, and user-submitted files.

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Educational Media for Parents and Families

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Find accessible videos and TV series for all age groups.

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Videos to get you started

Color illustration of ancient Aztec people honoring loved ones who have passed away. Caption. The Day of the Dead began over 3,000 years ago.
All About the Holidays
Episode 33
1 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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
Floating frame over a cloudy sky with a ship passing on the sea below. Frame shoes parents and 2 children playing in cardboard moving boxes. Text on image reads, "Directional Words."
Early Childhood Math
Episode 4
2 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Digital illustration of a boy holding out a ball toward another boy with a bike. Play structure and sandbox in background. Caption. I'll trade you a bouncy for a ride on the bike.
All Around Me
Episode 2
1 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Still image from: Orientation & Mobility Skill Refresher Series: How to Fold a Folding White Cane
Orientation & Mobility Skill Refresher Series
Episode 6
2 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Planet Mars. Caption: negative 63 degrees Celsius and negative 81 degrees Fahrenheit. Source, NASA.
Physics Girl
Season 4 / Ep 12
10 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Sedimentary rock (erosion) is turned into metamorphic rock (heat and pressure); metamorphic rock changes to igneous rock; igneous (magma) rock can go back to metamorphic rock or can change to sedimentary rock. Caption: They can be broken down again and become sedimentary.
4 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Brightly colored bird with a beak almost as large as its body. Caption: You'd think it would be too beak-heavy to fly.
Science Nation
Episode 200
4 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup profile of a seated man looking in front of him as he speaks and gestures with his hand. He appears to be speaking as a subject expert.
Stress, Trauma, and the Brain: Insights for Educators
Episode 5
8 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Sea turtle grazing on the ocean floor. Caption: in the waters off the west coast of Florida.
The Science Behind
Episode 1
4 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman with dark curled hair wearing a black and white blouse under a black cardigan. She bends over a desk in classroom to help a male student in a green polo shirt with his work. Caption. A reevaluation takes place every three years.
Understanding the IEP Process
Episode 2
3 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Man with glasses in a black shirt demonstrates sign language in front of a black curtain. White text in a red box at the bottom of the screen reads, "Congress."
Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language
Episode 1
35 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Computer rendering of explorer Zheng He wearing a black bonnet-style hat and red cloak. He is superimposed over a colorful map with Chinese writing. Caption. Assembled the largest fleet of ships ever seen.
World Explorers
Episode 4
4 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
A girl signing with her hands, closed caption reads so students can follow the lecture points.

Professionals in Training

While DCMP only serves early learners through Grade 12 students, post-secondary instructors can utilize ASL and special education training videos for teachers, interpreters, and other professionals in training.

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