Skip to main content

DCMP

Menu

Browse from a library of over 4,000 free-loan described and captioned media titles.

Start Registration Now

Or go ahead and browse the library, at no cost.

Already A Member?

View Favorites Need Assistance? Click here to view our help pages

DCMP News & Announcements

  • Looking upward at the 305-feet high Statue of Liberty, when it was copper colored instead of green.

    Happy Birthday, Statue of Liberty! August 5, 1884

    The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty was laid on this August date more than a century ago. Learn more about the beginnings of Lady Liberty in Images Of Liberty, America's Symbols, and America--The Story Of Us: Cities.

  • Realistic painting of hairy man-like creature walking through the woods.

    Sasquatch: Something To Look For On A Late Summer Walk

    This award-winning documentary tells the story of the hunt for Bigfoot by four men who have been tracking the elusive creature for four decades.
    Watch Sasquatch Odyssey: The Hunt For Bigfoot.

  • Close-up portrait of Napolean wearing a modern conical birthday hat.

    Happy Birthday, Napoleon! August 15, 1769

    Discover how the Corsican rose to prominence in France and waged war with the world in the described and captioned Life Under Napoleon Part I and Part II, and learn how the Duke of Wellington brought down Bonaparte’s forces in Napoleon At Waterloo: The Battle For Europe.

  • Small black and brown puppy looks up with a snarl.

    Anger Management: Don’t Be “Hot” This Summer

    Anger is a natural response to many of life’s most troubling situations, but all too often explosions of teen anger can be harmful and hurtful. Hostility and anger can devastate a teen’s life, destroy relationships, cloud effective thinking, impact school performance, affect physical health and ruin future career plans. Uses dramatic, thought-provoking interviews with real teenagers. Although it is easy to lose emotional control in school, at home, and with friends, there are ways to resist exploding in anger or defiance. An adolescent psychologist offers viewers a wealth of commonsense tips and advice that helps them cope with their emotional or angry responses to daily stresses.
    Blow-Ups And Rages: Learning To Manage Your Anger

New Media Releases

  • Image from Does Closed Captioning Still Serve Deaf People?

    Does Closed Captioning Still Serve Deaf People? - 2014 - 11 minutes

    At a TEDxBozeman event, Gary Robson asks, “Does closed captioning still serve deaf people?” During his presentation, Robson addresses the history and long process of developing and making captions readily available to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Even though, captioning is now available, the FCC just recently enacted laws governing the quality of captions. Robson discusses the four components of caption quality while demonstrating how poor quality captions can significantly impact the lives of people who are deaf or hard of hearing.  

  • Image from Inspiring The Next Generation Of Female Engineers

    Inspiring The Next Generation Of Female Engineers - 2013 - 17 minutes

    During a TEDx event at Pennsylvania State University, Debbie Sterling shares her story of becoming a female engineer in a male dominated field. Through her experiences, she has made it her mission in life to tackle the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math. Debbie found her passion was to inspire the next generation of female engineers, and she began a campaign to create an engineering toy for girls. She named her invention GoldieBlox which incorporates storytelling, problem solving, and construction.

  • Image from American Sign Language Vocabulary Exercise: Restaurant & Dining

    American Sign Language Vocabulary Exercise: Restaurant & Dining - 2011 - 3 minutes

    Everyday ASL Productions is a New York based company founded by a team of ASL educators with varied experiences throughout both deaf and hearing communities. They present useful words and idiomatic expressions related to restaurant dining. Learn the following signs: restaurant, waitress, server, order, eat, food, drink, hungry, and many others.

  • Image from Inventions That Shook The World: 1900s

    Inventions That Shook The World: 1900s - 2009 - 45 minutes

    The decade that kicked off the 20th Century was responsible for two inventions that helped define the next 100 years. The airplane and the radio set the planet on a course to becoming truly a global village. Featured inventions include: the radio, the airplane, the disposable razor, the air conditioner, and the vacuum cleaner.

  • Image from Inventions That Shook The World: 1910s

    Inventions That Shook The World: 1910s - 2009 - 45 minutes

    The decade saw The Great War, The Flu Epidemic and the Titanic disaster. Ten years into the 20th Century and the world is grappling with some serious growing pains. In a decade racked by conflict, there were inventions that made the world both safer and infinitely more dangerous. Featured inventions include: the parachute, the gas mask, the toaster, the Tommy Gun, and sonar.

View More New Releases