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Malcolm J. Norwood

Compared to the historical "fathers" of innumerable inventions who pushed for the mainstream acceptance of innovative devices, Malcolm J. Norwood (known affectionately as "Mac") stands out in the deaf and hard of hearing community as "the father of closed captioning." His is listed as one of the "great deaf Americans" in a book about the 77 greatest achievers in the community. From Shane Feldman about dcmp, history

Common Core: DCMP is Your Key Resource

In an effort to ensure our students are college and career ready, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and The Council of Chief State School Officers, in collaboration with other stakeholders in the education community, created a framework known as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). To date, all but five states and the U.S. Territory of Puerto Rico have adopted these standards. about educators

A Deaf Heritage Celebration

Gary E. Wait describes the American School for the Deaf museum’s collection of essays and letters reflecting the social and cultural life of the Deaf community, as well as documentation related to the origin of Captioned Films for the Deaf. From Gary E. Wait about consumers, history

Description Timeline Highlights

With the advent of description, people who are blind or visually impaired gained an important tool with which to broaden their understanding and enjoyment of the unique visual nature of films and other visual media. Though a relatively new phenomenon compared to captioning, which established its roots more than 60 years ago, there have been many notable developments in the history of description. about description, history

Bringing Video Description into the 21st Century Webinar

This an archive video of the Video Description Research and Development Center webinar #1 - Bringing Video Description Into The 21st Century. The webinar occurred January 24, 2012. Topics in this webinar include: (1) A teachers' guide to using video description; (2) A comprehensive overview of resources for obtaining described materials; and (3) A sneak peak at the description technologies of the future being developed at the VDRDC. Presenters included Dr. Joshua Miele, Director of the VDRDC; Jim Stovall, President of Narrative TV Network; Jason Stark, Director of the Described and Captioned Media Program; Joel Snyder, Director of the Audio Description Project at the American Council of the Blind; and Emily Bell, Multimedia Manager at CaptionMax. about description, educators, technology, webinar

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

Describing Description

Debbie Risk discusses the Captioning Key and Description Key as valuable resources to guide companies in their work of adding captioning and description to videos and other media. From Debbie Risk about description, accessibility-vendors

Deaf Culture, Language, and Heritage

[Editor's note: This article was written in 2002 before the author's death in August 2007 and before the Captioned Media Program became the Described and Captioned Media Program. To see the National Association of the Deaf's tribute to Dr. Bowe, please refer to the end of this article.] From Frank G. Bowe about history, dcmp

In Education, Transition, and Life: Teachers Made the Difference

Dr. Ernest E. Hairston writes about two of his great teachers: William King and Malcolm (Mac) Norwood. From Ernest E. Hairston about history, dcmp

Early Learning: Is TV/Video Watching (Or Other "Screen Time") Bad for Young Children?

Discusses confusing research on kids' screen time From Bill Stark about educators

Parents' Vital Supporting Role in Deaf/Hard of Hearing Education

Parenting a deaf or hard of hearing child was never simple, but rearing the child with a hearing loss today presents a dizzying array of choices, settings, communication methods, philosophies, and regulatory procedures. about parents

Description Key - About the Key

Originally developed through a partnership between the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) and the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), the Description Key began as recommendations, suggestions, and best practices culled from an extensive literature search and meta-analysis [PDF] in 2006. From about description-key

Election Headquarters

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 blind or deaf. about educators

Child Abuse and Neglect: CA/N

Stories of child abuse and neglect (CA/N) represent a horrific reality that is difficult to comprehend, much less accept. Unfortunately, such difficulty does not stop people like the Wisconsin "Predator Priest" from abusing over 200 boys at the St. John's School for the Deaf. In reality, the best available research indicates that CA/N is experienced by children with disabilities at a rate that is three times that experienced by their nondisabled peers (Sullivan & Knutson, 2000). CA/N destroys lives, devastates families, and damages organizations. From Harold Johnson about consumers

Back to School with DCMP...For Parents!

Pencils ready! Depending on what kind of summer you have had, it is with a sigh of relief (or a groan) that the school year begins anew. So, in preparation for all those school supplies and sleepy eyes–it's quiz time–but this one's for you, parents. What is the name of the high-quality media service geared specifically toward improving the educational experience of your deaf and hard of hearing children? Another hint–it is also convenient, informative, and free! From Staci Bechard about parents

The Logic of the Motion Picture in the Classroom: Films in Schools for the Deaf (1915–1965)

Motion pictures have been a powerful medium for entertainment since their inception. In 1915 The Birth of a Nation grossed an amazing $10,000,000. Deaf persons loved silent films, as the visual quality was often extremely high (especially for those produced in the 1920s), and actors stressed the use of body language and facial expression. From Bill Stark about history, dcmp

DCMP: A Parenting Tool for the Times

The DCMP has a host of educational titles that can be a part of any parent's repertoire of tools for family success. From Diana Poeppelmeyer about parents

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Who qualifies for DCMP membership? From DCMP Help Center

Surprise! We Do Get Some Special Services!

[Editor's note: This article was written in 2004 and has since been archived. Some content may be outdated.] From Susan Dickinson about educators

Black History Month

Over the years, there have been many great men and women who have contributed to African American history. During the month of February, thanks to Carter G. Woodson, founder of Black History Month, people from all around the globe give tribute to prominent African Americans and study their achievements. From Kathy Buckson about educators