Disney Plus is available as with streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, also has accessibility features. Before they start watching platform content, subscribers can configure options such as closed captioning, audio descriptions, and responsive design. Learn about the top accessibility features of Disney Plus.
Disney Plus can be watched in the mobile app for Android and iOS smartphones (iPhone and iPad), through your computer’s browser, Smart TVs, Apple TV, video game consoles, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, and Roku devices.
Disney Plus accessibility options
Closed Caption (CC) goes beyond the caption because it gives more details beyond the default. It can contextualize the scene and include more information about what’s on the screen. Availability varies by language.
Audio descriptions are an option for blind or visually impaired people. They provide an additional auditory context and describe what is happening in the video. Like Closed Caption, audio descriptions may vary by language.
Focused on helping blind or visually impaired people, spoken text narrates the elements of the screen as the user navigates Disney Plus. The feature is compatible with all platforms where streaming is available, with the exception of PlayStation 4.
Disney claims that the streaming service is designed so that the elements and text on the screen are easy to view and read, even for people with varying degrees of visual impairment.
The Disney Plus interface and screens are designed to support screens of different sizes. That way, users can watch from their devices the way they want. The service also offers the option to zoom in on the video to help people with visual impairments.
Keyboard navigation allows subscribers who don’t use a mouse on their notebook or computer to access Disney Plus with a keyboard, or other input device. This feature varies by browser and platform used to access streaming.
Source: Disney Plus.