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Accessibility Focus: Discovering Audio Description

Discovering Audio Description in the Theater, on your TV, Tablet or Phone

Have you ever watched a movie or TV and wished you could see more? What kind of amulet is that warlock wearing? What is the make of that car? Who is she kissing! This two-hour class will give a brief overview of Audio Description, what it is and how it is created. We will examine the growing numbers of theatrical film releases, television programs and shows from streaming services like Netflix that are now providing audio description. We will review the ways you can find the described content you want to see and hear. On the way out of the library, how about checking out an audio described DVD? We have a great collection.

Forbes Library is committed to making the library as accessible as possible. As part of that effort the library is offering an updated series of assistive technology classes. Assistive technology helps people with challenges like low vision, hearing loss, or fine motor problems that make holding a book or turning pages difficult. Digital technology keeps changing and advancing and so does assistive technology. 
Some of the classes will focus on particular approaches to accessing materials like those that are found in the Forbes collection. Others will introduce access features for computers, phones and tablets.


Friday, December 14, 2018 Show more dates
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Community Room
  Disability and Accessibility     Life Skills     One-Time Events     Recurring Events  

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