Category Archive: Links

Closed-Captioned Video Examples

YouTube Search Results for CC

Char James Tanny put together a great list of resources on captioned videos. I wanted to capture it here so I could embed videos, share a few notes and post screen shots from YouTube. They are examples showing how the following types of videos differ: no captions basic captions (built-in video) captions (turn on/off) transcripts …

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What Do Hearing Loss, Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants Sound Like?

French clip

I had been looking for resources that show those with normal hearing what it’s like to hear with different levels of hearing loss, hearing aids and cochlear implants. I had two resources in an old blog post and found three more today, so I’m combining them in this post. As I come across more resources, …

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Curtis Pride Brings Big League Game to Gallaudet

Curtis Pride, former professional baseball player who happens to be deaf, is coaching Galludet’s baseball team. A former Gallaudet student returned at age 30 as a pitcher because of Pride. Read the inspiring story at USA Today.

YouTube Auto-Captioning

A New Meme Is Brewing: YouTube CaptionFail. This is one of those situations where you wonder is it good to have captioning even though a lot of it is messed up or no captioning. I tried to autocaption two of my previously captioned videos. I took off the captions and let YouTube try its hand. …

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Links: Captioning, Olympics and 508

STC AccessAbility SIG has two great articles, What is Unclear About Captioning and Olympian Anger — Is It So Hard to Remember Accessibility (amen!). More on Vancouver Olympic Websites from 456 Berea St. Mike Paciello provides a short update on the Section 508 / Section 255 Guidelines. Thanks to Laura Carlson for all the links. …

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Employees with Disabilities Think outside of the box daily

Who Are You Hiring in 2010? Thinking About Diversity in Another Way is a fabulous article that looks at hiring trends and thinking beyond the label. See Think Beyond the Label to learn how you can evolve your workforce. The web site is “committed to making the business case for employing people with disabilities.” Here’s …

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Links: 10 December 2009

Laura Carlson provides two great links in her long-time excellent resource, [Web Design References](http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/Online/webdesign/). I don’t know how long I’ve been reading it… but most certainly over five years. [Accessible Web Design](http://www.joedolson.com/articles/2009/12/united-states-disability-statistics-measurement-and-sources/) provides US disability statistics: Measurement and sources. [Jesblog](http://jebswebs.net/blog/2009/12/captioning-and-youtube/) looks at captioning and YouTube. “Anyway, a solution to finding a quick and inexpensive way …

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Resources for Texans with Disabilities to Transition to College

Lots of resources from DeafNetwork. Going To College http://www.going-to-college.org/ This new website contains information about living college life with a disability. It is designed for high school students. The site provides video clips, activities, and resources that can help them get a head start in planning for college. Video interviews with college students with disabilities …

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Make Video Accessible, Localized, Mobile and Searchable by Captioning

Great [tutorial that uses Opera Dragonfly and Opera Mobile 10](http://www.iheni.com/make-video-accessible-localised-mobile-and-searchable-by-captioning/) from iheni [Link: [Laura Carlson](http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/Online/webdesign/)] More goodness from [@iheni](http://twitter.com/iheni): [WCAG Trip-A: “Accessibiltiy as an Afterthought”](http://www.iheni.com/wcag-triple-a-accessibilty-as-an-afterthought/) More evidence [screenreader usage is shifting](http://tr.im/EPSC) via [@jared_w_smith](http://twitter.com/jared_w_smith): “Lower your prices or I’ll switch to Screen Reader X…” [@Jennison](http://twitter.com/Jennison) has set up a The Mobile & Handheld Technology Accessibility Forum …

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Marlee Matlin and the Family Guy Crew

Matlin had a guest appearance on [Family Guy Presents: Seth & Alex’s Almost Live Comedy Show](http://www.hulu.com/watch/107556/family-guy-presents-seth-and-alexs-almost-live-comedy-show). You can find her part around 14 minutes into the show. Her sign off cracked me up. She has an [interview about her appearance on Hulu](http://www.hulu.com/watch/107551/family-guy-presents-seth-and-alexs-almost-live-comedy-show-special-guest#s-p1-sr-i0). It’s not captioned, but you the [amazing Bill Cresswell](http://billcreswell.wordpress.com/2009/11/09/marlee-matlin-interview-about-almost-live-cc/#clip/) provides the script. Wow. …

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