Provide captions for videos with audio.
Users with hearing impairments may not be able perceive the sound on a video. Presenting this in caption means these users can fully enjoy the content.

How to Pass

Add captions to all videos with sound.
Caption all spoken word.
Identify speakers.
Caption non-speech information (such as sounds).

You don’t need to

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Provide an alternative to video-only and audio-only content.
Users who have difficulty with hearing and/or vision may need assistance with audio-only or video-only content, such as an audio file, embedded podcast or silent film.
As the popularity of podcasting continues to grow, making these accessible is an important part of a presenters job –  in conjunction with

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Provide text alternatives for non-text content that serves the same purpose.
Users who cannot see images, hear audio or perceive video benefit from having text alternatives in their place. These can be read by the user or voiced by assistive technology.

Text alternatives must therefore provide the same information as the non-text content.
How to Pass Non-text Content

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