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Creating Audio Description For Primary Source Videos With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Primary Source Videos With YouDescribe

In the last few days, there has been a surge in the number of primary source videos that are being shared on social media and by news outlets. Many of these videos only have a few words spoken, yet tell a powerful story about what…

Creating Audio Description For Crafting Tutorials With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Crafting Tutorials With YouDescribe

Over the last few months, I’ve noticed that many of my friends and people around me have started creating different beautiful art and craft projects, ranging from paintings of their pets to knitting and crocheting blankets. Many of them follow along with videos that they…

Ways I Use My Google Chromecast For Virtual Learning

Ways I Use My Google Chromecast For Virtual Learning

Earlier today, I was working with a new web-based application for one of my classes and discovered that I was having trouble switching between multiple different windows/tabs of the same app, and started thinking of ways that I could solve this problem. In order to…

My Talk At A Future Date: What I Wish I Learned About AT Before Starting College

My Talk At A Future Date: What I Wish I Learned About AT Before Starting College

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to present a short talk at A Future Date, a free virtual conference event that showcased talks on topics related to accessibility and assistive technology. While I am currently working on a write-up about attending A Future…

Creating Inclusive and Accessible Video Lectures For Visually Impaired Audiences

Creating Inclusive and Accessible Video Lectures For Visually Impaired Audiences

One of the questions I frequently receive from teachers filming videos for their classes is about if there is anything that they can do to create accessible video lectures for students who are blind or that have low vision. While I talk a lot about…

Watching Twelfth Night With Audio Description From The National Theatre

Watching Twelfth Night With Audio Description From The National Theatre

This week, the National Theatre in London is featuring the Shakespeare play Twelfth Night on their YouTube channel as part of their National Theatre At Home series. I was beyond excited to learn that in addition to streaming the play for free, Twelfth Night would…

Watching One World: Together At Home With Audio Description and Be My Eyes

Watching One World: Together At Home With Audio Description and Be My Eyes

For the special One World: Together At Home broadcast, Be My Eyes teamed up with several corporate partners and volunteers to create audio description for audiences with low vision and blindness so that they would be able to follow along with the program. While the…

Creating Audio Description For Recipe Videos With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Recipe Videos With YouDescribe

My friends and I love trying out new recipes, and one of our sources for inspiration is recipe videos that we find on social media that show different cooking techniques or flavor profiles we otherwise wouldn’t have thought of. However, a lot of these videos…

How To Write Video Descriptions For Animal Videos On Social Media

How To Write Video Descriptions For Animal Videos On Social Media

Over the last few weeks, I have seen a large number of animal videos on my social media feeds, and questions about how to write video descriptions for animal videos on social media. From penguins wandering around an aquarium to people’s dogs smiling at the…

Things I Learned From The Video Accessibility Expert Certification Program

Things I Learned From The Video Accessibility Expert Certification Program

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to participate in the Video Accessibility Expert Certification Program that is offered by 3Play Media, and I learned a lot of new things about video accessibility and how to create video content that is accessible to people…

Creating Video Tutorials With The Free Shadow Puppet App

Creating Video Tutorials With The Free Shadow Puppet App

I recently received a question from a reader about free apps that can be used to create video tutorials on the iPad. My favorite app to do this is the free Shadow Puppet app, which doesn’t require an account and can be used by people…

My Favorite Tips For Attending Live Video Lectures

My Favorite Tips For Attending Live Video Lectures

In recent times, many of my friends have been asking me for tips on attending live video lectures and attending classes remotely with video chat. I’ve attended many of my college classes via video chat in the past, and have also given guest lectures over…

Periscope App For Visual Impairment

Periscope App For Visual Impairment

People are using their devices for news and entertainment now more than ever before, and the Periscope app has become one of the most popular apps for watching live broadcasts from amateur users, as well as major companies and news websites. For today’s post, I’ll…

Creating Audio Description For Commercials With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Commercials With YouDescribe

In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, many companies begin to release their creative commercials that will be airing during the big game, which is a great opportunity for creating audio description for commercials with YouDescribe. This way, people with visual impairments can…

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…