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Hearing accessibility basics

Remember, users may be disabled in more than one way.

  • Provide captions on video content.
  • Provide transcripts for video content and speeches.
  • Give a text-based messaging channel, like email, when you provide a phone number.
  • Pre-arrange captions on presentations or use a live captioning service.
  • Enable messaging window on video calls.
  • Provide sign language translation.

Find out more from the WebAIM Motor Auditory Introduction.

Line drawn figures representing the text below them: Deaf, ear infection, bartender.