CAP THAT! is a national awareness campaign encouraging teachers to simply turn on captions in the classroom for learning and literacy for all students.
Who needs captions?
One in three students in Australia can benefit from captions1 [Cap that! statistics].
- Approximately 12,000 Deaf or hearing impaired2 [Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children]
- More than 600,000 English as Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D)
- Over 800,000 other diagnose learning needs, e.g. dyslexia, ADHD3 [Everyday with ADHD], autism spectrum4 [Mindful research]
Discovery Kids Australia – captions help literacy video
Robert Irwin explains how to watch your favourite Discovery Kids shows with captions, so you can see what your favourite characters are saying too! Discovery Kids is 100% closed captioned, so you won't miss anything by switching the captions on and reading along.