Hopelessly devoted to captioning and audio description

Monday, 14 February 2011 12:56pm

Looking for last minute ideas for Valentine’s Day? Enjoy our top 5 suggestions for an accessible and romantic evening.

Go out and enjoy an evening at the cinema together. Visit the Your Local Cinema website for details and session times of captioned and audio described movies.

Rent or purchase a copy of Dear John and watch it with audio description or captioning. Not into romantic movies? Why not check out our categorised database of audio described titles for another movie choice.

Curl up on the picnic rug with a glass of red and listen to the downloadable audiobook The complete sonnets of William Shakespeare. Audiobooks can be downloaded through Audible.com, iTunes and a number of other sites.

Make that special someone a dinner at home tonight using the Woman’s Day Cooking Assistant app which is accessible with VoiceOver on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Other apps are reviewed for their accessibility for the blind and vision impaired on the AppleVis website.

Are you in Perth? Why not book tickets for an audio described or captioned performance at the Perth International Arts Festival? Not in Perth? Visit the Arts pages of our website for a schedule of captioned theatre and audio described theatre.


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