The Power of Captioning! (c)

August 15, 2011 Comments Off on The Power of Captioning! (c)

A new public document from the CCAC (comments and additions welcome):

THE POWER OF CAPTIONING:
by CCAC, August 15, 2011
The phrase “The Power of Captioning” is copyright by the CCAC!
Here are some reasons that captioning is so very useful, needed, and wonderful 🙂 –see some of the other blogs with similar titles too.
For Business Needs (many of which apply at home, in school, etc.)
Increases Productivity
Transcripts for Record-Keeping
Multi-tasking (at work and at home) to catch-up with captioned activity
Online captioning is useful for “Search” (for marketing, more customers,and more) – very important! All text online is searchable, all audio materials (video, etc.) must be searchble too, possible only with full quality captioning incusion
For translations to reach markets globally
Others business reasons?

For Every Day Life:
Communication Access for millions who have a hearing loss, deafness, learning language of the country, have different learning needs (ADHD, autism spectrum, other communication differences).
Literacy – all ages learning to read
Languages – bilingualism and multilingualism in the modern world
Other everyday benefits?
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CCAC Categories of Life include:
Entertainments: Cinema, Radio, Internet, Video, Wifi and new technologies for communication access for all
Education – ditto (all levels, new trainings in person or online, etc.)
Employment – ditto ( maximize use of all abilities, experience, skills)
Transportation – train, ferry, taxi, bus – it can be done.
Telecommunications – large category overlapping and used in many other categories above and below.
Heath care – what is the point of patient involvement if they do not hear clearly? In person, on health videos, and mroe.
Government – good citizzenship means equal access for all to be informed and involved
Courts/Justice
Community (Clubs, Religious, More)
Sports
See CCAC web “why” douments from www.ccacaptioning.org – good articles and much information
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MORE ANYONE?

 

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