This section includes information on video captioning and transcription and issues of video accessibility for viewers relying on a screen reader.
Non-Deaf Beneficiaries of Captions
Although captions are considered time consuming to implement, it is helpful to remember that many individuals besides a deaf or hard of hearing audiences can benefit from captions. These include:
- anyone with defective computer audio
- students needing to learn new terminology or
- those whose first language is not English
- viewers in a noisy room or with a sleeping roommate