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DCMP Year in Review

The Described and Captioned Media Program promotes and provides equal access to communication and learning through described and captioned educational media. We invite you to read our current Year in Review to discover our progress and accomplishments in the areas of COVID-19 Response, Content Creation, Media Delivery, Outreach, Technology, and User Feedback. From about description, captioning, dcmp, research, technology

Submit Your Educational Media and Become a DCMP Accessible Content Partner

Because of COVID-19, we’ve all begun using educational media that support remote learning. Educators are seeking online content, and many are creating their own. Content that is accessible to students who are deaf and blind is difficult to find. about description, captioning, producers-and-distributors

Focus on Learning

There are numerous ways that educational programs demonstrate their commitment to student success, including ensuring that educational media is accessible to all students. For many years, the Described and Captioned Media Program has provided thousands of hours annually of accessible educational media. Feedback we get from users has been overwhelmingly positive, and it’s powerful to see the impact accessible media has had on students as they progress through their educational programs. From Dr. Marcia Kolvitz, Ph.D. about description, captioning, dcmp, educators, research

DCMP Awarded Federal Grants for Making Educational Media and Television Content Accessible to Persons With Disabilities

The Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP), a leader in developing and providing accessible media, has been awarded two five-year federal grants by the U.S. Department of Education. DCMP will continue its mission of making educational videos accessible to children with disabilities and expand into broadcast television content. The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and total $13.3 million. From about description, captioning, dcmp, consumers, partners

Going Pro: Using YouDescribe in the Classroom and Beyond

This 60-minute webinar, the fourth in a series, features a live panel discussion about how YouDescribe, a tool anyone can use to add description to YouTube videos, is being used to provide access to content beyond the K-12 classroom. about manuals-and-guidelines, description, educators, consumers, webinar

Guide to Cable Providers and Streaming Services for People With Disabilities

This guide outlines cable, satellite, and streaming TV accessibility. It covers companies such as DirecTV, Spectrum, Netflix, and Amazon Prime. Last but not least, it touches on automated live captions to make ads, news, sports, and user-generated content more accessible. From about description, manuals-and-guidelines, captioning, consumers

"Xploration Station" Programs Available at DCMP Through Steve Rotfeld Productions

DCMP is proud to partner with Steve Rotfeld Productions to make important STEM programming accessible for young people who are blind and visually impaired. Accessible episodes of Xploration Station, the critically acclaimed and Emmy-Award winning E/I programming block, are currently airing on FOX TV stations nationwide. DCMP is creating audio description, a secondary audio track with additional narration that describes vital visual information for people who are blind and visually impaired. From about description, producers-and-distributors, content-partners

DCMP's Keys to Access

DCMP Director Jason Stark discusses the need, mandate, and quality standards for accessible educational media. about dcmp, captioning, description, manuals-and-guidelines, accessibility-vendors

Listening Is Learning

Listening is Learning seeks to raise awareness about the learning benefits of listening to description of video-based educational media. From about listening-is-learning

Setting Your Browsing Preferences

Your Browsing Preferences determine the default attributes of the media items you will see on DCMP while browsing media, based on: From DCMP Help Center

Captioning Key - Accessibility Vendors

The Described and Captioned Media Program maintains an online listing of captioning service vendors. Please complete the form below to add your company to the listing. From about captioning-key

Recommend Media to the DCMP

If you would like to recommend media for captioning, description, and inclusion into the DCMP library, simply print this PDF, fill it out, and mail or fax it to us. You can also fill out the DCMP Media Recommendation Form online. about parents, educators

Watch Any Good Books Lately?

Do you utilize captions and description when you watch videos in class or at home? If not, you're missing out on a great way to get your students interested in reading and learning. Reading captions and listening to description build literacy and boost learning for everyone! about literacy, topic-playlist

Excerpts from the "Educational Captioned Films Depository Manager's Handbook"

Paper written and prepared by the Special Office for Materials Distribution, Indiana University, in 1977. Provides a brief history of Captioned Films for the Deaf (CFD) and a description of roles of various agencies administering components of the CFD program. Includes a flow chart of the hierarchical relationships of agencies within the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (BEH), Division of Media Services. about history, dcmp

DCMP Partners

DCMP partners with the top content producers and distributors in North America to make educational and broadcast content accessible with captions, audio description, and American Sign Language. Thousands of videos, documentaries, and television series are available 24/7 on DCMP platforms for students who have disabilities. From about partners

Five Key Reasons to Use the Described and Captioned Media Program

The five key reasons why you should utilize DCMP resources. From Jo Ann McCann about dcmp

Canadian Network for Inclusive Cultural Exchange: Online Enhanced Captioning Guidelines

From Canada, these guidelines focus on how to caption for Web-based media items. Topics include the following: the current state of captioning on the Web, tools for captioning on the Web, plenty of visual examples, and a bibliography of educational references. Also includes information on Web-based description for the blind or visually impaired. (Companion document to the Canadian Network for Inclusive Cultural Exchange: General Guidelines for Inclusive Online Cultural Content.) about captioning, manuals-and-guidelines

Who's Watching? A Profile of the Blind and Visually Impaired Audience for Television and Video

The American Foundation for the Blind completed a study in 1997 of the viewing habits of blind and visually impaired people and the impact of video description. This version is accessible to blind and visually impaired people using screen readers as well as to people accessing the internet through slow connections. Limited print copies with complete graphics, available at no charge, can be requested from the American Foundation for the Blind Information Center. about research

How to Stream DCMP Media on the Web

This section details how to stream videos on your PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone. All of DCMP's videos are accessible, with captions and/or audio description. From DCMP Help Center

Accessible Children’s Literature Videos

Have your students watched any good books lately? Captions and description are great tools for building literacy in new and experienced readers, and the DCMP has a growing collection of children's literature titles to help foster an enduring love of reading in your students. about handout