Episode 31 – Why Describe Color to the Blind?


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Types of Colorblindness and their respective perceived spectrumsColleen gives her take on how people with visual impairments and color blindness perceive and relate to colors as the sighted world knows them. She’s not a scientist or a doctor, but Colleen touches on the uniqueness of every person’s eyes, society’s naming of colors, and why it is worth it to describe color to the blind and vision impaired.

Reference Links:

Why Describe Color in Video Description? – Article by Joyce Adams

DCMP (Described and Captioned Media Program)

TED-Ed How we see color – Colm Kelleher

Is Your Red the Same as My Red? (We are all different in our perceptions, sighted and blind)

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