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How To Write Video Descriptions For TikTok

How To Write Video Descriptions For TikTok

My friends enjoy sending me short videos from the social media platform TikTok, and recently asked me if I had any tips for how to write video descriptions for TikTok videos, since I frequently ask them questions about the videos since I can’t read certain…

Creating Audio Description For Viral Videos With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Viral Videos With YouDescribe

A lot of my friends enjoy sharing videos with me on social media about topics that enjoy, ranging from serious videos about visual impairment to comedy videos featuring my favorite music. One of my friends just shared a video today that was celebrating “Earth, Wind,…

How To Configure Audio Description For Live TV

How To Configure Audio Description For Live TV

It’s no secret that I love using audio description when watching streaming media, going to the movies, and even going to Broadway plays, but it’s only recently that I learned how to configure audio description for live TV, meaning shows that are playing on cable.…

Creating Audio Description For Parades

Creating Audio Description For Parades

To celebrate the 4th of July, two of my friends and I went to a neighboring town to watch their annual parade, which featured many interesting floats and costumed performers. One of the friends I was with was blind and had no usable vision, so…

Visiting The Met With Visual Impairment

Visiting The Met With Visual Impairment

When my brother and I went to New York City, we had the opportunity to visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as The Met and learn about how to access The Met with vision impairment. At first, my brother was probably slightly confused…

Promoting Cast Involvement In Audio Description

Promoting Cast Involvement In Audio Description

For my undergraduate advanced English class in college, I decided to write my final paper about audio description in theater, specifically the use of audio description in amateur/local theater, and the benefits of promoting cast involvement in audio description, and today I’m sharing the paper…

Meeting Disney Characters With Low Vision

Meeting Disney Characters With Low Vision

When I went to Disneyland during spring break, I found myself wondering how the Disney characters interact with children who have vision impairments, or if any special considerations were taken for blind kids meeting Disney characters. In order to learn more about how visually impaired…

How To Use Audio Description Devices at Disney World and Disneyland

How To Use Audio Description Devices at Disney World and Disneyland

The last two times I have visited Disney World and Disneyland, I have requested to use the official Disney World audio description devices while in the park. While the audio description devices have been around for a long time, not many people know about them-…

Writing Image Descriptions For Red Carpet Outfits

Writing Image Descriptions For Red Carpet Outfits

Even though I don’t watch any awards shows, my mom will frequently send me pictures of beautiful dresses that stars wore on the red carpet. If the images are high resolution, I am able to zoom in and see a lot of the details, but…

Creating Audio Description for Music Videos With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description for Music Videos With YouDescribe

Over the weekend, Taylor Swift released her latest single, “ME!”, alongside a colorful music video that features lots of visual information. Since I have low vision, it is difficult for me to understand everything that is going on as the video progresses, especially since there…

Watching Guava Island With Audio Description on Amazon Prime Video

Watching Guava Island With Audio Description on Amazon Prime Video

My brother is a huge fan of Donald Glover/Childish Gambino and has been talking nonstop about his latest project called Guava Island. Even though I don’t know very much about Donald Glover, I was interested to see if audio description would be available so that viewers…

Watching “The Breakfast Club” With Audio Description

Watching “The Breakfast Club” With Audio Description

On March 24, 1984, five teenagers from a variety of different social groups all received Saturday detention. Over the course of several hours, they learned they were not so different after all, and that their stories intertwined more than they had ever expected. They called…

Described And Captioned Media Program Review

Described And Captioned Media Program Review

At an assistive technology conference I recently attended, I visited the booth for the Described and Captioned Media Program. I was excited to meet the people behind the project and learn all about how their program helps to support students in the classroom by giving…

Visiting The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Museum With Low Vision

Visiting The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Museum With Low Vision

Over the summer, I had the opportunity to visit the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Museum as a guest with low vision. This was exciting for me, because I am a member of the Roosevelt Institute’s campus network at my college and was published in their 10…

Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour Audio Description Review

Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour Audio Description Review

When the Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour┬ápremiered on New Year’s Eve, I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to watch it. I have low vision and photosensitive migraines as a result of a brain condition, so often times I have to watch…