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Episode #98 features a discussion of how literacy skills can be improved by simply turning on the captions while watching television and other videos.
This episode also features a bumper from Dave Hohulin, from the http://myinfinitec.org recorded during ATIA Orlando 2012.
A.T.TIPS in this Episode-
A.T.TIP 285 – Turn on Closed Captioning while watching any video to improve literacy skills
Read Captions Across America Campaign – The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) initiative launched in association with the National Education Association’s (NEA) annual “Read Across America” campaign meant to spread the word about the benefits of captions for all readers.
captionsforliteracy.org – Research, posters, and instructions pertaining to the benefits of turning the captions on for learners
Mission Possible: Proliferating a Culture of Universal Design for Learning with Beth Poss & Chris Bugaj. January 29th & 30th, 2013 at the Assistive Technology Industry Association Conference in Orlando, Florida.