A transcriptionist or captionist accompanies the student to the class and creates a written form of the lecture using a keyboard abbreviation system which displays what is being said in real time. After class, the text can be provided in paper or electronic format for the student to use as notes.
Related Functional Characteristics
Hearing Loss : Transcription/captioning provides a written version of spoken text such as lectures, speeches, conversations, or classroom discussions in their entirety.
Deafness : A transcriptionist/captionist provides a real time transcription of a lecture, seminar, or discussion for the student with deafness.
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