Accessibility statement

We want everyone who visits the supplemental website for Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture to feel welcome and find the experience rewarding.

What are we doing?

To help us make the Reading Sounds supplemental website a positive place for everyone, we’ve been using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities, and user friendly for everyone.

The guidelines have three levels of accessibility (A, AA and AAA). We’ve chosen Level AA as the target for the Reading Sounds website.

How are we doing?

We’re working hard to achieve our goal of Level AA accessibility, but we realize there are some areas that still need improving. The following information explains what we’re doing to make that happen.

Success criteria 1.2.5:

This site includes hundreds of video clips that explore the meaning-making potential of closed captioning. All of the clips are open captioned and all of the images include carefully written alt-text. None of the clips include audio description tracks, but please contact me ( if you’d like any of the clips audio described.

Let us know what you think

If you enjoyed using the Reading Sounds website, or if you had trouble with any part of it, please get in touch. Email us at

This accessibility statement was generated on 26th September 2015 using the Accessibility Statement Generator.

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