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Alexandra Adams. Credit: https://twitter.com/alexandra_DBmed/status/1480613774461902848
  

During the deafblind awareness month, we at Dicapta decided to put a spotlight on some outstanding figures of the deafblind community. On this occasion, we want to talk about Alexandra Adams, a med student, traveler, and social media figure. 

Cody Colchado lifting weights. Credit: U.S. Association of Blind Athletes.
  

During the deafblind awareness month, we at Dicapta decided to put a spotlight on some outstanding figures of the deafblind community. On this occasion, we want to talk about Cody Colchado Jr, an incredible powerlifter. 

Collage of several people displaying key workplace abilities such as marketing, construction and soft skills
  

Dicapta and the Kentucky Educational Television (or KET) are working together (with the funding of the Department of Education) to make several of KET's educational shorts fully accessible by including audio description and close captions.  

a group of dancers in a park
  

"Experiencing the world, one dance at a time" is the premise of "Bare Feet by Mickela Mallozzi," the Emmy Award-Winning show that has 4 of its seasons with full accessibility.  

text: DCMP equal access in education, Dicapta collaborator
  

Dicapta is glad to be working with the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) in our effort to increase the accessibility options for people with sensory disabilities in the United States.  

 A man with a red rose in his hand points into the distance as a woman with a serious face and in a dressing gown stares at the rose
  

Dicapta invites members of the Spanish-speaking community with visual disabilities to enjoy the play "Filomena Marturano: a Caribbean marriage." 

a woman stands in the snow with her daughter
  

The  ReelAbilities Film Festival is a unique hub to promote awareness and appreciation for the many aspects of the lives of people with disabilities. 

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This is the 4th round of the Faculty Grants Program. So far, 43 faculty members have received grants through this Program. 

Emilia Jones, Troy Kotsur, Marlee Matlin and Daniel Durant in “CODA,” now streaming on Apple TV+
 

The fact that CODA won big at the Oscars is a huge victory in terms of representation for the members of the deaf community.