The American Council of the Blind is a national member-driven consumer organization representing Americans who are blind and visually impaired. During the organization’s 60-year history, ACB has become a leader in national, state, local, and even international advocacy efforts. With 68 affiliates, ACB strives to increase independence, security, equality of opportunity, and to improve the quality of life for all people who are blind and visually impaired. For more information, visit ACB’s website: www.acb.org.
The 2021 Audio Description Awards Gala event will be totally accessible for people who are blind and people who are deaf: open audio description (an “always-on” secondary audio channel) will provide a description of visual images, and open captioning (“always-on” captions) will offer captions for the spoken word and other audio elements.