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Access: The Fundamentals Module

Access: The Fundamentals is a straightforward and informative introduction to the nature of hearing loss and its implications for communication and learning in educational settings. The course also provides basic information about accommodations that can make education, employment, and other activities accessible for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. about module, pepnet

Making Your Productions Accessible

How Captioning and Description Can Benefit You about educators, history

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

Access: Realtime Speech-to-Text Module

Access: Realtime Speech-to-Text is a comprehensive overview of realtime speech-to-text services. This course provides information about various types of speech-to-text services; including details on training, equipment needed, and hourly pay.  It explains the importance of quality services and how to find and retain qualified service providers.  Laws pertaining to realtime communication access are also discussed. From about module, pepnet

New and Emerging Technologies in Media Accessibility

When I was asked to write an article about emerging captioning technologies, my first thoughts were of the cutting edge: high-definition television (HDTV) captions with adjustable sizes, captioned video on the Internet, and eyeglasses that show captions to you (and only you!) in a movie theater. Then I had a discussion with Bill Stark of the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP). From Gary Robson about captioning

DCMP Distribution of Fully Accessible Streaming Media

DCMP partners with top educational and broadcast E/I content partners and distributors to make their content accessible and available to students with disabilities. High-quality audio description and captions are created, along with full masters, and in exchange, our partners make their content available on DCMP's targeted distribution services for schools and families who have students with disabilities. Access to DCMP is limited to qualified educators and family members who register online. All content is secured through DRM protection. From

Help Your Early Learners Grow! With DCMP Accessible Media

DCMP has resources for parents and educators to help early learners. Here you'll find captioned and described videos for early learners covering topics such as safety, hygiene, science, art and math. about topic-playlist

Classroom, Remote, and Hybrid Learning With DCMP Accessible Videos

Teachers and parents across the country are taking advantage of DCMP's resources for classroom, remote, and hybrid learning. For educators who have at least one student with a disability, DCMP can help ensure that educational videos are accessible for students learning in the classroom and at home. From DCMP Help Center

Differentiation: Meeting the Varied Needs of Students Through Accessible Media

Integrating described and captioned media into differentiated instruction. From Jade Cox about educators

How to Set Up, Use, and Share Student Accounts

DCMP makes it easy to set up accounts for students, including a new tool to Create Multiple Student Accounts and a training video. From DCMP Help Center

Foreign Language Classes: Creating Access for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Students who are deaf or hard of hearing are continuing to explore academic opportunities in the college setting. They often are seeking to participate alongside their hearing peers rather than settling for alternatives to foreign language requirements. Frequently, both student and staff are unsure of how to achieve successful access and accommodations for these courses. Effective approaches are determined on a case by case basis taking into consideration a variety of factors, including the student’s accommodation needs, available resources, and the purpose of the course in the overall academic program for the student. about pepnet, fast-fact

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

How to Access Audio Description on Your TV and Through DCMP

Television, movies, and videos are made accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired through the addition of audio description. Audio description is a secondary audio track with additional narration that describes important visual information in a video. It can be accessed in a number of ways, including through your TV remote through a button or voice controls. Instructions specific to many television providers and television sets can be found at the following link on the Audio Description Project (ADP) website: From about description, consumers, technology, producers-and-distributors

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

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

Hard of Hearing Students in Postsecondary Settings: A Guide for Service Providers

This publication provides information and resources about factors that affect students who are hard of hearing as they plan for or participate in postsecondary education and training. Students, parents, teachers, transition specialists, and other related staff may use this as a tool in the transition process. Topics include: demographic information; implications for service delivery; transition planning; vocational rehabilitation services; services and support that can be offered by a postsecondary education or training program; campus access services; and communication access for students who are hard of hearing. (Published: 2007) about pepnet, transition

Making Captioning Perfect

As you might guess, we get a lot of kidding about our name, "Caption Perfect." Admittedly, we've never been perfect and don't really expect to be, but our goal is to make our captions the equivalent quality to that found in the publishing world. We want to continuously improve the quality of our work, and we want clients who expect the same. Of all our clients, the National Association of the Deaf's Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) has held us and its other vendors to the most exacting standard, and this demand has improved the quality of all of our work. We generally follow a series of steps to make our captions the best they can be, and below is a description of the process we use for the DCMP. From Burwell Ware about accessibility-vendors, captioning, manuals-and-guidelines

Proactive Planning

Today, many institutions are taking a proactive stance to planning for how students with disabilities will access the full spectrum of programs and events available on campus. This document explains the importance of being proactive in setting up services for students who are deaf and hard of hearing. about pepnet, fast-fact

Medical and Allied Health Careers: Technical Standards and Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Improved access and advancements in technology have allowed individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, who might not have previously considered a career in the health care field, to now pursue this option. Nonetheless, barriers continue to exist, caused in part by the technical standards established by academia and training programs. Technical standards are a set of abilities and characteristics a person is required to possess in order to gain admission to an educational or training program. about pepnet, fast-fact