Funded by OSEP- Television Access
Grant H327C150009
Captions and Video Description:
Educational Tools for Hispanic Children with Disabilities
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Accessible Programming


The Series 2111 Broadcast with accessibility on HITN

The series 2111 is now broadcast on HITN with captions and video description in Spanish.

If it intrigues you to know how life in Latin America will be in the year 2111, this Discovery Latin America/U.S. Hispanic series will captivate you. It uses meticulous tri-dimensional animations to show a fascinating vision of life in Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Buenos Aires in 2111.

Through six episodes, the series addresses topics such as architecture, urban development, daily life, transportation, telecommunications, entertainment, health, work, and education.

2111 TV Schedule, eastern standard time:
Mondays - 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. 
Tuesdays - 10:00 a.m.

Let your curiosity take you to the future with 2111.


Fearless Planet Presented with Accessibility on HITN

The series Fearless Planet, by Discovery Channel, is broadcast on HITN with captions and video description in Spanish.

Join the geologist who visit the Grand Canyon, Alaska, Hawaii, the Sahara Desert and the Great Barrier Reef, and show us how the powerful forces of nature have molded these stunning places. 

If you are a person with visual limitations, you will be amazed at how the video descriptions of these programs help you discover the great beauty and contrasts of these places. Check out the following video clip and let yourself be taken to a fascinating place.

Fearless Planet TV Schedule, eastern standard time:

Mondays – 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.  
Tuesdays – 2:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. 
Saturdays – 5:00 p.m. 
Sundays – 1:00 a.m.

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about these unique places.


Al Natural Presented with Accessibility on HITN 

The TV program Al Natural is broadcast on HITN with captions and video description in Spanish. In this program the Mexican chef Alfredo Oropeza presents delicious and healthy recipes that need short preparation times and use reduced amounts of sodium, added sugar, or calories. Alfredo also gives recipes for vegans, vegetarians, and people with celiac disease, diabetes, or hypertension.

In addition, Al Natural presents stories of people who changed their lives by eating healthier and exercising. The program also has a website with recipes that can be browsed by ingredients or according to your specific type of diet, for example: vegan, vegetarian, raw, paleo, etc.

Al Natural TV Schedule, eastern standard time:

Wednesdays - 1:00 p.m. 
Sundays - 12:30 p.m. 

Tune in to Al Natural and join the movement for a healthier lifestyle.


Frozen Planet TV Series Now Shown with Accessibility on HITN

The spectacular BBC TV series Frozen Planet is now broadcast with captions and video description in Spanish on HITN

This series visits the North and South Poles during the different seasons of the year. It explores them from the air and the land and even goes underwater to show us the wildlife that inhabits these extreme weather territories. But not only penguins and bears inhabit the Poles! The series shows us people who have lived there for generations and scientists who have come in recent years to establish research bases. The last of the seven episodes of the series analyzes the effect that climate change could have on the Poles.

The TV series is shown on the following days, eastern standard time:

Mondays – 3:00 a.m.
Thursdays – 7:00 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Fridays – 12:00 a.m., 4:00 a.m., and 11:00 p.m.
Sundays – 11:00 p.m.

This series is fascinating! Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the North and South Poles.


 Monkey See Monkey Do series now Captioned and Video Described in Spanish

The animated series, Monkey See Monkey Do, presented by Semillitas, is now available with captions and video description in Spanish. The main character, Monkey, goes through the forest visiting other animals and showing the kids each animal’s distinctive characteristics. Then Monkey invites children to imitate him and to dance while listening to fun songs. 

 

This series for pre-school children is shown on Semillitas from Monday through Sunday at 10:40 a.m.

Semillitas is a TV channel in Spanish devoted to educating, stimulating, and entertaining children especially up to the age of five.

For sure, your kids are going to enjoy Monkey See Monkey Do!


The BBC TV series "Click" Captioned and Video Described in Spanish

HITN presents the series Click with subtitles and video description in Spanish. This BBC TV series demonstrates the latest in technological and scientific advancements and it has been part of HITN programming since February.

In keeping with the theme of the series, Click was recently broadcast in 360-degrees. This was the first time that a complete episode of a BBC program was broadcast in 360-degress, proving that this show is committed not just to discussing new technologies but to actually using it.

 

The TV series is shown five times a week on the HITN channel:

Tuesdays – 8:30 pm
Wednesdays – 1:30 am, 5:30 am, and 1:30 pm
Sundays – 2:30 pm

If you want to learn about the latest technological and scientific advancements, you are going to love Click! 


Olivia now Accessible on Semillitas

The pre-school TV series Olivia is now accessible for Hispanic children with hearing and visual disabilities. This TV series is broadcasted by Semillitas with video description and captions in Spanish.

Olivia is a young and adventurous pig with an active imagination. She is always looking for ways to overcome obstacles in her way, from hiding a Christmas present for her curious brother to throwing a kite party without wind.

 

This series is shown on Semillitas from Monday through Sunday at 12:10 pm. Do not miss it! 

Accessibility for this programming is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, under project H327C15009 “Captions and Video Description: Educational Tools for Hispanic Children with Disabilities”