Topics: closed captions
For many PEG channels it can often be confusing to understand what their closed captioning obligations are. The FCC and the ADA have regulations for closed captioning, each with their own set of standards. This is the first of a three part series focusing on what the regulations for closed captioning are for PEG channels and the steps taken to avoid fines and provide accessible content for all viewers.
From providing basic communication for the Deaf or hard of hearing to helping develop reading skills for children or ESL viewers closed captions are more useful than many people think.