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CR-VHT-37: Using DCMP’s Captioned and Described EDU Video Library (for free!)

This session will explore what defines accessible video and where to actually find accessible educational video that can be used in the classroom or at home. Covers the concepts of captioning, audio description, and universal design for EDU video. Attendees will learn about DCMP's free video-on-demand library of over 8,000 fully accessible educational videos that are available on via streaming on, mobile apps, Roku, and Apple TV channels. and how to apply for free membership.

Content Disclosure: Please note that this session is focused on DCMP’s Captioned and Described EDU Video Library, and there will be limited or no information provided about similar products or services.

Learning Objectives
First Learning Objective: Define one or more characteristics of accessible educational media.
Second Learning Objective: Identify at least one quality captioning and audio description as defined by the DCMP's Captioning and Description Key(s) for Educational Media.
Third Learning Objective: Define one or more of the free services offered by DCMP and how they could be useful to students with sensory disabilities.

Vision & Hearing Technologies

Target Audience
Accessibility Professional; ADA Coordinator; Administrators; AT Specialists; Alternative Media Specialist; Communication Specialist; Curriculum and Instruction; Disability Services; Educators; Family Members; Instructional Technologist; Media Specialist; Occupational Therapists; Paraprofessionals; Speech-Language Pathologists; Special Education Educators; Teachers of the Visually Impaired; Visual Impairment Specialists

Experience Level

Content Area
Professional Area

ATIA 2020 Conference Recording
This course was given at the ATIA 2020 Conference on Thursday, January 30, 2020 2:20 PM - 3:20 PM

Continuing Education Credits
For Satisfactory Completion and Continuing Education information, please visit: ATIA Online Education CEUs

Start date of ASHA CEUs offering: 4/1/2020
Type: ASHA
Number of ASHA CEU Hours: 1.0 Number of ASHA CEUs: 0.1

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

This course is also offered for the following CE Provider Credits:
For: 0.1 CEU Units.

Kyle Sisk
Described and Captioned Media Program
Kyle Sisk serves as the Information Systems Manager for the Described and Captioned Media Program. He joined DCMP as an Accessible Media Specialist in 2009 and now leads video, technical, and development operations. Kyle previously worked as an independent video producer for 10 years and stays involved in that community through volunteer work for two non-profits he's passionate about in his "spare time". He studied at Limestone College in Gaffney, SC earning a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems in 2003. He lives in Spartanburg, SC with his wife and three young children.
Relevant Financial Relationship: Yes
Salary from employment at the Described and Captioned Media Program.
Relevant Non-Financial Relationship: No