Get the Facts: Captioning
One in every six Australians is Deaf or hard of hearing. They are artists, arts workers, leaders, Board members, guests and audiences. Full and equal participation is a social and business imperative and a human right.
Captioning is an important access service, enabling full participation by Deaf or hard of hearing people.
Captioning is also a useful tool for people who don’t speak English as a first language, in situations where someone speaks with an accent or in a dialect that is difficult to understand, or if someone speaks quickly.
Download the Get the Facts: Captioning factsheet tagged PDF or read the information below to find out how you can use captioning to enable the full participation of Deaf and hard of hearing people in your work.