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1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded)

All prerecorded videos must have an audio description.

What you need to know

  • In a previous success criterion (1.2.1), an audio description was an option. 1.2.5 requires it.

What you need to do

  • If you host a live video broadcast, you must have live, real-time closed captions included.

Reference

Read the full explanation of success criterion 1.2.5 on W3.org.

Related Resource

Read Web Accessibility Criteria- Audio Descriptions from CSUN’s Universal Design Center for more information about this success criterion.