In your country, are accessible broadcasting services (television and radio programmes) readily available to all persons with disabilities?

Explanation

Question 18 asks about the e orts of national TV and radio broadcaster to make their programmes fully accessible, using sign language, audio description, captioning, easy language, or other techniques. The answers point to a variety of approaches, but not to comprehensive strategies.

 

Findings

With a world average of 2.3, this indicator ranks below average. The good news is that most of the respondents state that in their country some efforts are made. The bad news is that in almost no country (with the notable exception of Germany) a comprehensive approach is taken.