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Tips for Adding Effective Audio Description to Your Videos

taught by: Celia Hughes & April Sullivan


Are you receiving feedback that your video or web content needs description? Don’t know what that means or how to begin? Come to this session to learn what to look for when asked to provide description; tips for preparing description; how to consider description from the beginning; how to know that what you are doing is necessary and effective; questions to ask before you get started; and more. Work smarter so that Audio Description is built into your up front planning for universal accessibility. And for those videos already online, we have real world examples of how companies are adding a description track after the fact. This session will include an interactive discussion and opportunities to broaden your description skills.

Practical Skills:

  • Observation Skills – seeing what is there
  • Analyzing Intention – knowing what is important
  • Communication – sharing the content in an effective way


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