Radio & Television

Visually impaired can now enjoy CTV’s dance series

VANCOUVER - Popular CTV series So You Think You Can Dance Canada is the first live reality television show in North America to be described for the blind and visually impaired.Still a relatively new service in Canada and the U.S., described video (DV) is to the blind and visually impaired, what closed captioning is to the deaf.  It provides a descriptive narrative of the key visual elements in television programs and other visual media to make them more accessible to people with visual disabilities.  On a secondary audio track, a trained narrator provides the vocal description of the action within...