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Transition Planning for Students Who Are Deaf-blind

Transition Planning for Students Who Are Deaf-blind provides information and resources for deaf-blind students and their parents as they plan for or participate in postsecondary education and training. (Published 2007) about pepnet

Footsteps to Inspire Us: Women Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Blind and Low Vision, and Deaf-Blind

March is Women's History Month. As we celebrate all the women in American and world history whose influence has shaped our lives, we should not forget the influences of women who are deaf or hard of hearing, blind or low vision, and deaf-blind. At first you may not be able to think of any such women. Then you might remember Helen Keller who was both deaf and blind and an inspiration to millions. However, there are many other sensory-disabled women who have not only contributed to their own community but to the world at large. From Cindy Camp about educators, blindness, deaf-blind, deaf

On the Need for Usable Videos for Deaf-blind Students and How It Can Be Met With Captioning and Description

The Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) is a national non-profit that is federally funded to serve as a free-loan media library of accessible educational videos for K–12 students who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind. DCMP recently conducted interviews in order to determine how accessible videos are used in the classroom with students who are deaf-blind and what other options need to be included in order for these videos to meet the widest need possible. about educators, deaf-blind

Learning Resources for Parents of Students With Disabilities

Each school year brings new challenges for parents and their children. Whether you're working on an IEP, juggling remote learning with classroom instruction, learning ASL, or building math and literacy skills, DCMP can make this time a little less stressful with our free resources. From about parents, blindness, deaf-blind, deaf, topic-playlist

eLearning Modules for Students

DCMP has a variety of self-paced online learning modules designed for students and for teachers with students in transition. These modules are open to eLearners and full members. Click on the links below to read more about each module. From about module, transition, blindness, deaf

Deaf History

Teachers, parents, and other adults working in some educational capacity with a K–12 student (or students) who is deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind are invited to register for a free DCMP account. Media is available instantly from our website, and can often be mailed to you on DVD. about dcmp, history

Blindness and Black History: One Leader's Perspective

When Carter G. Woodson created the observance of "Negro History Week," which later became "Black History Month," he inspired African Americans to protect and uphold their history, which not only includes written history, but also oral history and the preservation of special and unique artifacts. Our history is our genesis, our present, and our path to the future. It explains how we came to be, who we are, where we are today, and where we are going tomorrow. From Freddie Peaco about educators, history, blindness

Captioned Films for the Deaf

Originally published in 1976 in “Exceptional Children,” Malcolm J. Norwood, Chief of Captioned Films and Telecommunications, writes of efforts to have FCC authorize use of a closed captioning device. From Malcolm J. Norwood about history, dcmp, captioning

Pepnet 2

Pepnet 2 (pn2) was a federally-funded project to increase the education, career, and lifetime choices available to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Funding for the project ended in 2016. However, many of the resources created by this project are still available through DCMP. From about educators, pepnet, deaf

Black Deaf Culture Through the Lens of History

Overviews recent accomplishments and recognition of Black Deaf people From Benro Ogunyipe about educators, history, consumers, deaf

Summertime Cool Lessons

This activity list supports DCMP's Summertime Cool Lesson Calendar in the Summertime Cool: Ideas to Enrich and Teach Learning Center resource for educators of students who are blind and visually impaired. From Mary Ann Siller about educators, blindness

Captioned Films for the Deaf: Brief

Remarks prepared for the hearing before a Special Subcommittee of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate on S. 2511, a bill to provide for an increased program of Captioned Films for the Deaf. August 7, 1962. From John Gough about history, dcmp

Captioned Films for the Deaf Curriculum Workshops

Doin Hicks writes about the Captioned Films for the Deaf (CFD) Ball State University project. From Doin Hicks about history, dcmp

Captioning for Deaf People: An Historical Overview

A presentation given at Gallaudet University in 1988 by Dr. Malcolm J. Norwood. Reviews the history of captioning, including the signing of Public Law 85-905 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. From Malcolm J. Norwood about history, captioning

Opening Doors at the Oklahoma School for the Deaf

The role of the Oklahoma School for the Deaf (OSD) in provision of accessible media services From Bill Stark about educators

Abused Deaf Women and Their Families: A Lack of Information

Overviews types of abusive behavior and the lack of captioned resources. From Anne Phillips and Marta Mulholland about history, captioning

Everyone Needs a Role Model - Jake Olson

Children often hear the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” They may respond by sharing their goals of wanting to become an astronaut, rock star, princess, or president. While these professions are unlikely outcomes for most children, we try not to discourage their dreams. Do we offer the same level of encouragement to students with disabilities? We should. There are many role models for these students who show us anything is possible. From Cindy Camp about educators, parents, blindness

DCMP Resources for Attendees of AER 2022

Welcome to DCMP! If you arrived here from attending the OSEP presentation at the 2022 AER Biennial International Conference, we invite you to spend some time exploring our accessible educational resources. From about description, dcmp, educators, blindness

Benefits of Sign Language Interpreting and Text Alternatives for Deaf Students' Classroom Learning

Presents findings, which combined with other recent studies, suggest that there is no inherent advantage or disadvantage to print materials (C-Print or CART) relative to high-quality sign language in the classroom. By the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the University of Aberdeen, the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, the University of Western Sydney, Radboud University Nijmegen, and the University of New England. (2006). about research

Did You Know that Captioning for Television Started With the Captioned Films for the Deaf Program?

[Editor's note: Ms. McCann wrote this article in 2002. For a recent biography of the author, please refer to the end of this post.] From Jo Ann McCann about history, captioning, dcmp