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VHT020302: Captioning: The Good, The Bad, and The Awesome!


Captioning has been a hot topic in the recent shift to virtual instruction. With learning environments shifting from a traditional classroom setting to virtual instruction within a home, accessibility has never been more critical. Come join us as we explore multiple applications that promote accessibility through captioning while covering topics such as state and federal mandates governing captioning services, integration of captions in various presentation styles, and how captions can support and enhance your students’ academic achievements.

Learning Objectives

First Learning Objective: Identify at least two captioning options that they can incorporate into their instructional delivery.
Second Learning Objective: State at least one condition to evaluate when captioning is required based upon state and federal laws.
Third Learning Objective: Identify at least three accessibility features that pertain specifically to their student population which will promote student success and academic achievement.

Primary Strand

Vision and Hearing Technologies

Secondary Strand

Mainstream & Web Accessible Technologies

Target Audience

  • Accessibility Professional
  • ADA Coordinator
  • Administrators
  • AT Specialists
  • Alternative Media Specialist
  • Communication Specialist
  • Consumers/Individuals with Disabilities
  • Consultants/Trainers
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educators
  • Faculty/Instructors - Higher Education
  • Instructional Technologist
  • Media Specialist
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Special Education Educators
  • Teachers of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Experience Level


Primary Life Cycle Addressed


Content Area

Professional Area

Course Schedule

This course was included in the ATIA 2021: AT Connected virtual event education program.

Continuing Education Credits

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

ASHA CE Information: 
Recorded Session
Start date of ASHA CEUs offering: March 2, 2021

ASHA Continuing Education Approved Provider
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: 0.10 CEU Units or 1.0 CEU Hours.

Please refer to the CRC Vision and Hearing Technology Series page for further information on how to submit your CRC CEUs for this course to CRCC.


Scott Walsh

Resource Materials and Technology Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Deaf Education and Training Specialist


Scott Walsh is a Deaf Education and Training Specialist. He coaches and consults with districts and programs throughout the state of Florida to educate students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH). Scott has a dual Bachelor’s degree from Flagler College in Deaf Education and Elementary Education. He also has a Master’s degree from the American College of Education in Educational Leadership. Throughout his career, he has worked with over eight school districts across multiple states in developing and designing classroom instructional models that meet the unique needs of students.

Relevant Financial Relationship: Yes
Salary from Employment. I work for a discretionary project for the Florida Department of Education to support all educational stakeholders providing services for students who are Deaf/ Hard of Hearing (D/HH).

Relevant Non-Financial Relationship: No