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Audio Description and Documentary Film

Movies play a big role in many of our lives. For the 1 in 30 Americans who are blind or have visual impairments, audio descriptions make a world of difference.

Making media accessible means providing the support needed for people of all abilities to enjoy it…

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Theater

The Theater Audio Description Experience

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In light of the recent decision by the Regal Theater chain to equip all their theaters with closed-captioning and audio-description capabilities, I wanted to write about my experiences with audio description.

This is a wonderful service which makes movies, the performing arts, and other…

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Disability At the Movies

02/26/11 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

Guest Post by Debbie De Palma, with research assistance from Yaseen Fawzi
As Colin Firth is poised to win an Oscar for his portrayal of a king unable to speak due to severe stuttering in The King’s Speech (2010), and as we have watched Claire Danes… Read More >