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Let’s Make Podcasts More Accessible

| November 17, 2021

Caroline Mincks provides a reasoned argument as to why it’s important to provide more opportunity and engagement in your audio podcast by providing transcripts in this article in Sounds Profitable. Consider this bit of wisdom from the article: “….the numbers were still staggering: out of 372 responses to the poll, 74.5% said that yes, they […]

Representing Deaf in the Audio Drama World

| November 17, 2021

In this short talk, Caroline explores their history as a deaf creator of a fiction podcast that represents deafness. They clear up misconceptions about Deafness and the critical importance of its inclusion in how you approach your audio work. Check out the Transcript Cassie Josephs’ guide to transcripts (https://discoverpods.com/podcast-accessible-transcripts/)

Can You Read Me?

| November 17, 2021

There is a long-form discussion being had in the audio drama community, and it’s high time folks had been thinking about it. How do you make your audio dramas more accessible? Since its inception, audio drama has been an ideal medium for the visually impaired. But, what about the deaf or those with a loss […]