November 2009 archive

NCAM and Apple Publish "Creating Accessible iTunes U Content"

From Media Access Group at WGBH The Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH (NCAM) has written guidelines for content providers who would like to create accessible iTunes U media via captions, subtitles and audio descriptions. This guidelines document provides step-by-step documentation on creating fully accessible media, including: – Closed …

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United Nations Enable Factsheet on Persons with Disabilities

“Around 10 per cent of the world’s population, or 650 million people, live with a disability. They are the world’s largest minority.” – [UN Enable Facesheet]( [Link: [Laura Carlson](] Isn’t that reason enough to make accommodations? Caption videos? Do voice overs? Design accessible web sites? What more do you need? 10 percent of the WORLD. …

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