Support Description

Bringing pictures to life for blind students.

Description is the art of conveying important visual information through narration.

View an example of Video Description.

CaptionMax has described over 3,000 hours of educational programs through U.S. Department of Education grants.
Please fill out the form below to show your support for description.

Tell us about yourself:

*Note: Your email will not be shared.

Tell us about who you are:

Examples:

  • I'm a blind student / I'm a teacher of students with visual impairments / I'm a parent of a blind student.
  • I'm writing on behalf of (your organization).
  • As (your title) of (your organization), I am pleased to write in support of CaptionMax describing educational television programming.

What are the benefits of description?

Examples:

  • Multimedia resources help reinforce the educational standards I teach in class, and I'd love to see an expanded range of accessible titles for classroom use.
  • Because of video description, I better understand the programs I watch.
  • We strive to provide our students with new and engaging ways to learn, but the current range of described video titles is insufficient.
  • Members of (your organization) prefer described titles. We have found that description allows for a clearer understanding of the overall program.

Why do you support CaptionMax?

Examples:

  • I'm delighted to support CaptionMax in their efforts to increase the availability of useful media for blind and low-vision students in the classroom.
  • I fully support CaptionMax in their effort to secure U.S. Department of Education funding for this project.
Your comments and support will aid CaptionMax in applying for U.S. Department of Education grants for description. Thank you.

Locations

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • (CaptionMax World Headquarters)
  • 2438 27th Avenue South
  • Minneapolis, MN 55406
  • Phone: 612.341.3566
  • Fax: 612.341.2345
  • Burbank, CA
  • 245 East Olive Avenue, Suite 600
  • Burbank, CA 91502
  • Phone: 818.295.2500
  • Fax: 818.295.2509
  • New York, NY
  • 5 Columbus Circle
  • Suite 810
  • New York, NY 10019
  • Phone: 212.462.0060
  • Fax: 212.462.0061