#DontRemoveYoutubeCCs: Community captions ‘benefit everyone’

Charities are calling for YouTube to reconsider getting rid of a tool that helps people with hearing loss watch videos. Community captions – when users upload subtitles to other people’s videos – are being removed from the platform. The British Deaf Association and Action on Hearing Loss say YouTube should engage with the deaf community […]

Sesame Street’s autistic girl isn’t the first muppet to reflect the times

Sesame Street has introduced its latest muppet – a little girl called Julia, who has autism. Her introduction will attempt to explain the complex topic to a young audience. But this isn’t the first time Sesame Street has been a trailblazer in introducing socially progressive characters to children. Click here to see the full story […]