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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 have the potential for creativity, and has been called “the Bill Nye of the art world.” about description, captioning

We Describe the World

"We Describe the World" is a national campaign conducted by the Described and Captioned Media Program in cooperation with national broadcasters to increase awareness of audio description. From about description, consumers

Guidelines For Audio Describing Meetings And Presentations

Sign language interpreters are a necessary accommodation for people who are deaf and use signing as a means of basic communication. They are necessary in courtrooms, hospitals, meetings and virtually any situation in which there is an interaction between people who are deaf and those who communicate only orally. Because blindness or vision impairment does not necessarily present a fundamental barrier to communication, parallel accommodations have usually not been sought or even considered necessary for the aforementioned venues and situations. From Elizabeth Kahn about description, manuals-and-guidelines

Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet 2008

Larry Goldberg, the Director of Media Access for WGBH in Boston, delivers a testimony to Congressional members of the ''Twenty-first Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2007'' subcommittee regarding the efforts undertaken by WGBH and NCAM to ensure accessibility in the digital age. Topics covered include the following: a brief history of captioning and audio description, some of the accessibility challenges faced by producers in moving their content to the Internet, the development and goals of the Internet Captioning Forum, and the need for standardization of captioning formats for the Web. about research, captioning, description, history

Educational Media Producer and Accessibility Survey Results

In June 2008 a survey was conducted of the top 35 educational media producers/distributors in the United States. Each company was asked about its products and whether they were accessible, either via captioning or description (or if both were available), whether they were familiar with either accessibility option, and how many of their customers requested either or both on the media items they intended to purchase. about research, captioning, description, educators

DCMP Survey of Educators Reveals Great Potential for Described Educational Video

In April 2009 the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) solicited input from teachers of students with visual impairments (TVIs) around the U.S. in an attempt to measure the awareness of the availability of described educational video-based media (i.e., video) and to uncover trends concerning overall video usage among TVIs. An online survey was publicized by way of various e-mail lists, websites, and professional development organizations; this effort resulted in 222 unique responses, summarized in the various sections below. about research, description, educators

A Day in the Life of an Audio Describer

Kelly Warren, owner of Mind’s Eye Audio Productions, overviews the process of describing television, film, and video. She defines good description, discusses its complexities, and looks into its future. From Kelly Warren about description, accessibility-vendors

Described Media Produced by Professionals With Visual Impairments: A Sound Idea

Working with sound as a producer, audio engineer, or voice-over artist seems like a natural fit for a professional who has vision loss. From Rick Boggs about description, accessibility-vendors

Described and Captioned Media Program: Seventy Years of Progress

Bill Stark provides a timeline and brief narrative of DCMP’s historical development, beginning in 1946 with the spawning of an idea for how to caption a film. From Bill Stark about history, dcmp, captioning, description

Listening is Learning

Listening is Learning (“LIL” for short) is a year-round effort to raise awareness about the need for quality description—primarily description of video-based educational media—and to develop resources and new applications for description in the educational environment. about description, parents, educators

The DCMP at Fifty

Thank you for visiting our special commemorative “Golden Anniversary” section. We hope that you will explore, along with us, the DCMP’s rich history in educational media accessibility. Here you will find a brief but informative article chronicling the program’s history up to 2008, a detailed timeline highlighting the first fifty years of captioning and description, and a list of some of our favorite DCMP history-related articles from our Clearinghouse section. about description, captioning, dcmp, history

Durante los Silencios

El DCMP brinda a los padres una mejor opcion para ayudar a estudiantes ciegos o con impedimentos visuales a aprender de los componentes visuales contenidos en medios audiovisuales. about description, dcmp, spanish

¿Como Hacer Para Que Mis Programas Sean Subtitulados?

La inserción de “caption” o subtítulos ocultos es el proceso por el cual se convierte el contenido de audio de un programa de televisión, un Webcast, una película, un video, CD-ROM, DVD, un evento en vivo y en directo o cualquier otro tipo de producción a texto, y se hace que éste a su vez aparezca en una pantalla o monitor. Dicho texto incluye la identificación de los hablantes, efectos de sonido y descripción de la música. En esencia, el “caption” o subtítulo oculto se basa no solo en lo que se dice, sino también en lo que se comunica. Es decir, no es una mera transcripción de texto. about description, captioning, dcmp, spanish

Haga Sus Producciones Mas Accesibles

¿Como pueden beneficiarlo los servicios de "caption" o subtitulos ocultos y la descripcion? about description, captioning, dcmp, spanish

¿Que es la Descripcion?

La descripción es la narración verbal de elementos visuales importantes en medios de comunicación y producciones en vivo. Normalmente se añade durante pausas naturales dentro de los diálogos, la música o el audio de fondo. El objetivo básico de la descripción es brindar acceso a las personas con pérdida visual, a la información contenida en producciones de televisión y de películas, producciones teatrales, librerías y museos. about description, dcmp, spanish

Emmy-Nominated Series "Kids Speak Out" Available at DCMP Through Barbara Harrison Media

DCMP is proud to partner with Barbara Harrison Media to present accessible episodes of the Emmy-nominated series Kids Speak Out to families and educators. Kids Speak Out features young people ages 6-19 from around the world speaking for themselves about the big issues they face, and this partnership will ensure that kids with disabilities are included in the conversation. The series is hosted by Emmy-winning television anchor and journalist Barbara Harrison and executive produced by Celia Straus. From about description, content-partners

BADIE Contest Grand-Prize Winners

Read the BADIE contest grand-prize-winning essays here! about description, educators, 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

Educational Videos That Are Accessible and Bilingual

DCMP has many videos available in both English and Spanish. These videos are made accessible with high-quality captions and audio description for both languages. One special feature of our video player is the ability to make these videos bilingual. For example, a viewer may choose to play a video with English captions and Spanish audio description, and vice-versa. This may be useful for some students learning a second language, or who are bilingual but more proficient in one language. From about description, captioning, spanish, collaborators

LiL BADIE Contest

Movies, videos, and other forms of multimedia are integral to public, private, and special education curriculum. For young people who can't see or can't see well, audio description provides access to all the visual images of the movies that young people who are sighted enjoy. From about description, listening-is-learning