National Association of the Deaf

Captioning for Access

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The NAD strongly advocates for captioning of all audio and audiovisual information and material, regardless of distribution method.

Captioning is the process of converting the audio content of a television broadcast, webcast, film, video, CD-ROM, DVD, live event, or other productions into text and displaying the text on a screen, monitor, or other visual display system.  Captions not only display words as the textual equivalent of spoken dialogue or narration, but they