Viewer Resources


Over the last ten years, the amount of programming that's been made accessible through captioning and video description has increased exponentially. However, while the law requires broadcast networks to caption their shows, there are currently no comparable requirements for movie theaters, DVDs, classroom videos, or other public uses of media.


renders audio, including dialog, sound effect, and other relevant information such as speaker identification, tone of voice, and sound effects into unobtrusive text on the display.

Activating and Trouble-shooting Closed Captioning


provides a narration in between the dialog that helps blind and low-vision students understand the visual content. It describes visuals, scene locations, actions, body language and on-screen titles.

Activating and Trouble-shooting Video Description
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