Tag: closed-captioned captions videos deaf

Winter Olympics Bobsledder's Son Receives Implant

Olympian Vonetta Flowers Deaf Son Hears Cheers after receiving a rare auditory brain-stem transplant in Italy, a surgery that’s not approved in the United States. Flowers gave birth to twins who arrived prematurely. The daughter has normal hearing while the son has bilateral atresia (underdeveloped outer ears). A cochlear implant doesn’t help people with a …

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Media Notices Captions Lacking Online

Thanks to Codeman38 for pointing out these articles from MSNBC regarding the lack of captions or transcripts on online videos. It’s a fast-growing frustration especially with video in iPods, PDAs, and another portable players. I can’t download TV shows and enjoy them like most of the public. The Red Tape Chronicles Subtitles: Deaf to the …

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