ERIC Number: ED252996
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Captioned Media for Hearing-Impaired Youngsters: What Parents Need to Know.
The manual is intended to assist parents in improving the quality of television viewing for their hearing impaired children. Basic concepts associated with the technology of captioning (e.g., open and closed captions and script editing) are described, and information and suggestions are offered that can make caption reading easier for children. Recent advances in captioning are noted, and a brief resource list for parents is appended. (JW)
Descriptors: Captions, Children, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Parent Influence, Television Viewing
National Association of the Deaf, 814 Thayer Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910 ($4.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: WGBH-TV, Boston, MA. The Caption Center.