• Television and Internet Captioning

    According to the National Association of the Deaf, “closed captioning is an integral and crucial part of a deaf and hard of hearing person’s daily life and personal safety.” Their website contains a plethora of information about types of captioning, quality captioning, your legal right to it, and ways that you can get involved in advocating for captioning. Below are some resources to watch captioned content, create it, and prominent groups who advocate for telecommunications accessibility.


    Places to watch previously aired captioned television content and/or exclusive Internet content:

     

     

    Create your own captions for your Internet videos:
    Miyu
    Overstream
    Quicktime
    Universal Subtitles
    YouTube

    Telecommunications and captioning advocacy:

    Collaborative for Communication Access Via Captioning (CCAC)
    Coalition of Organizations for Accessible Technology (COAT)

    WGBH Boston