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Glossary of terms and abbreviations used in eAccess+

Term Explanation

Audio description Additional narration track for blind and visually impaired users of visual media (may be for television, film, dance, opera, and visual art)
Deaf person People who identify with the community of Sign Language using people as a linguistic and cultural group rather than a disability group prefer to be referred to as Deaf people with a capital (see also deafened and hard of hearing people)
Captioning (also known as subtitling) The process of displaying text on a television, video screen or other visual display to provide additional or interpretive information to people who wish to access it, particularly Deaf or deafened people
Subtitling see Captioning

Other glossary sources

Name Source
Indepth 508 Glossary (external) Cal Poly (external)
Web Glossary (external) W3C Schools (external)
Glossary of Internet & Web Jargon (external) Berkeley University Library (external)
W3C Glossaries, maintained till May 2010 (external) W3C (external)
W3C eGovernment (Printable) Glossary Internal Draft (external) W3C (external)
Quality Assurance glossary (external) W3C (external)
Apache glossary (external) Apache foundation (external)
Glossary of technology terms (external) RNIB (external)
Topics (external) a11ybuzz (external)
The A to Z of audiovisual and Media Policy (external) European Commission Audiovisual and Media Policies (external)
ITU-T AVA's Terminology and definitions (external) ITU-T Focus Group on Audiovisual Media Accessibility (external)
Jan Ivarsson's website (external) Glossary of subtitling terminology (external)
Closed Captioning Blog (external) Glossary of subtitling terminology from Closed Captioning Blog (external)