Online Course Detail


Captioning is an increasingly important communication access option in educational, entertainment, cultural, sports, and other venues for students and people of all ages. Advances and options in captioning technology as well as increases in the numbers of captioning personnel have made captioning more readily available. This seminar reviews the various types of captioning as well as legal mechanisms to support its provision in various educational and public settings.

This is a Recorded Course which requires either a Windows-based computer or a Mac with speakers/headphones to view. More information available in the FAQs/Help section.

Length: 60 minutes

Cost: Free to View

Course Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to describe the major types of captioning and their appropriateness in various venues.
  • Participants will be able to advise on the laws that support the provision of captioning.
  • Participants will be able to develop a thorough plan for provision of captioning services as part of a student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

Course Instructor(s):
Donna L. Sorkin, M.A., Vice President, Consumer Affairs, Cochlear Americas