Museums, Visitor Centers, Zoos, Aquariums
Audio Description Services (ADS) offers interactive, on-site training workshops for participants who are current describers and those interested in learning audio description. Based on the application of critical skills found in the Audio Description Standards, these workshops are tailored to the needs of each client and their intended audience.
Recommended: minimum 2 consecutive training days.
Through interactive, participatory exercises, lectures, and demonstrations in a shared setting, participants will learn how to utilize critical skills found in the Audio Description Standards focusing on the setting your audience and/or visitors will experience. Whether it is preparing docents, educators, volunteers, or staff to deliver live audio description for visitors who are blind or low vision, or training writers for the delivery method your visitors will experience.
Following initial training, ADS staff can be available for additional mentoring, coaching, and program evaluation.