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Apps for creating captioned videos on mobile devices webinar

Photo: Tips on how to use apps to make digital content accessible

Are you a teacher, youth leader, or other professional creating digital content for deaf young people? Do you want to feel more confident about making digital content accessible for deaf young people?

Join us for our upcoming information session to find out tips on captioning apps that can make your video content accessible to deaf children and young people and can facilitate creating captioned video-messages or social media videos.

Book your place

This is an online event, taking place on Zoom.

Date: 17 July 2020

Time: 2 – 3pm (Join by 1:45pm for registration and prompt start)

Tickets cost £10 and sales close at 10am on 15 July 2020. 

Webinar overview

This will be an informal session, giving you the opportunity to speak with technology staff at the National Deaf Children’s Society about the best apps and software to support your work with deaf young people.

Our Technology Research Officer, Kim Hagen, will be speaking about apps for adding captions to short videos you may want to share with your pupils and you will have the opportunity to ask questions of the technology team.

Who is this webinar for?

This webinar is designed for all professionals working with deaf young people, who are providing digital content and online learning or activities.

How to join

This webinar will be on Zoom, which you can access on any computer, lap-top, phone or tablet.

When you first join, you may be prompted to download Zoom which only takes a few seconds to do with a normal broadband connection.

Once you have booked your place, further joining instructions will be provided closer to the event date. 

Meet the trainer

Kim Hagen

Kim has worked at the National Deaf Children’s Society since 2017 as a Technology Research Officer. She supports families of deaf children and the professionals working with them.

Her role raises awareness of the latest technologies, how they can help in everyday situations and provide solutions to issues deaf children and young people may face.

Kim has had a moderate hearing loss since birth. She holds a PhD in social sciences and combined her interest in the social consequences of hearing loss and working with children. This led her to the National Deaf Children’s Society.

Kim actively provides information about technology for deaf people on twitter, @hag_kim.

Additional information


Who is the webinar for?

Any professional working with deaf young people, who is providing digital content and online learning or activities.

Will this event cover what I need?

This is an information session to find out tips on captioning apps and software that can make your video content accessible to deaf children and young people and can facilitate meetings with deaf colleagues.

If this is not what you are looking for, please look at our other technology webinars:

  • 24 July 2020, Online platforms for adding captions to your videos: Learn how to make longer videos accessible using captions.
  • 31 July 2020, Speech-to-text apps to facilitate conversations: Learn how speech-to-text apps can facilitate conversations where lip-reading is difficult.

Do I need to be a member?

No, however if you'd like to become a professional member you can join for free. Our membership allows you to join our community of professionals who are supporting deaf children, young people and their families throughout the UK.

For more information and to set up your free membership, please visit us online.

Do I need to book my own communication support?

No. We will have captions as standard, however if you require an interpreter please let us know and we will book it for you.

Note: The deadline for requesting an interpreter is Friday 3 July. We can not guarantee being able to secure an interpreter after this date.

How much does it cost?

£10 per delegate, payable via credit/debit card only.

Can I give my place to a friend or colleague if I can't come?

Yes, however you must notify us in advance, at least 5 days before the workshop takes place via [email protected].

Can I share my log in details with a friend of colleague to join?

No. The log in details are for 1 person only.

There will be a registration period prior to the start of the event where we will be checking the name of those entering against the delegate list (names of those registered to the purchased tickets).

If your name does not feature on the list, you will not be allowed entry to the webinar.

Do I need to do any prep before attending?


What if I need to cancel?

If you cancel:

  • 7 working days or less before the planned date, you will be charged 100% of the total cost
  • 8-14 working days before the planned date, you will be charged 50% of the total cost
  • 15 working days before the planned date, you will not be charged.

Contact us

If you are interested in finding out more about any of this webinar, please contact us at [email protected].