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Raising Awareness for Deaf Workers

A series of public service announcements on U.S. media educate people about workers with disabilities and raising awareness for deaf workers.
Screenshot of a video frozen on the face of a woman who is signing to the camera. The caption at the bottom of the video screen says "I can teach your children."

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A series of public service announcements on U.S. media educate people about workers with disabilities. This includes raising awareness for deaf workers. The Campaign for Disability Employment created the public service announcements. In addition to airing the announcements on television and radio, they also share them on the web. All the videos have captions. Meanwhile, hearing people who cannot see can listen to an audio description of the visuals. The videos and information about the campaign are available in English and also Spanish.

One of the public service announcements, called “I Can”, shows a signing Deaf teacher.

The website is accessible for people using screen reading software, but with some difficulty. Although many images are described via alternative tags, some links do not have labels.

En español

Una serie de anuncios de servicio público en los medios de comunicación de los Estados Unidos educan a las personas sobre los trabajadores con discapacidades. Esto incluye crear conciencia para los trabajadores sordos. La Campaña para el Empleo por Discapacidad creó los anuncios de servicio público. Además de transmitir los anuncios en televisión y radio, también los comparten en la web. Todos los videos tienen subtítulos. Mientras tanto, las personas oyentes que no pueden ver pueden escuchar una descripción de audio de las imágenes. Los videos y la información sobre la campaña están disponibles en inglés y también en español.

Uno de los anuncios de servicio público, llamado “Yo puedo”, muestra a un maestro sordo que habla en Lengua de Señas.

El sitio web es accesible para las personas que usan software de lectura de pantalla, pero con algunas dificultades. Aunque muchas imágenes se describen a través de etiquetas alternativas, algunos enlaces no tienen etiquetas.

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