By Jeanette Schmoyer
I can still remember audio description on VHS tapes. The description was provided by WGBH, I think. How wonderful it was to have the description of movies in our own home!
Today, I can go to a movie theater and get an audio receiver and be with a group watching the same movie as everyone else in the group, hearing the laughter, gasps, etc. from others
in the theater while listening to the audio description and joining in!
I can go to a live theatrical performance and get a receiver and listen to a live describer while being with the audience at the live performance. I can go to many museums and get an audio tour on a device. How far we have come!
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