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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?

Our on demand webinar provides tips on captioning apps that can make your video content accessible to deaf children and young people, and facilitate creating captioned video-messages or social media videos.

Webinar overview

This is an on demand webinar, giving you the opportunity to hear from 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.

Book your place

This webinar is available on demand on our online training portal, which you can access these workshops on any computer, lap-top, phone or tablet.

Before you can access this module, you will need to register on our online training portal.

Accessibility

Captions and BSL interpretation is available as standard on this on demand webinar.

Cost

This on demand webinar costs £10.

More information about this webinar

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.

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

FAQs

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?

No.

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 this webinar, please contact us at [email protected].