The Scoop on Reporting About People with Disabilities

Introduced by the Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities, this fun and interactive 45 minute training session titled, "The Scoop on Reporting About People with Disabilities" illustrates how to interact with and report about people with disabilities. The video incorporates open captioning and lite audio description to show media accessibility.

Notes on The Scoop

  • The viewing time for this audio described, open captioned video is approximately 28 minutes.
  • The estimated time for the interactive exercises is 10 minutes.
  • The essential skills addressed by this training include clarity, engaging language, investigative research, use of direct and indirect quotes, function of headlines, use of illustrations and photographs, and design of advertisements.

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