Inequalities of women with hearing loss

Inequalities of Women With Hearing Loss

Inequalities of Women With Hearing Loss Did you know Whoopi Goldberg, Halle Berry, Jodie Foster, and Holly Hunter all have hearing loss? Berry, a domestic violence victim, suffered hearing loss after a former boyfriend struck her in the head. Goldberg, who wears hearing aids, attributes her...

COVID-19 Impact on Captioning

COVID-19’s Impact on Captioning

COVID-19's Impact on Captioning COVID-19 upended life as we know it for most people, transforming how we work, learn, communicate, and gather. The rise in remote work, weekly coronavirus news conferences, and virtual public meetings also brought accessibility issues front and center, especially for hard-of-hearing people. While...

Online Meeting

Top 10 tips for Running an Online Meeting

Whether you love them or hate them, the online meeting is the new normal for business, educational, and personal meetups. Zoom, Google Meet, Blackboard Collaborate, and social media video chats have helped us all survive the pandemic. It doesn’t matter if you want to video chat...

Increasing Access and Opportunity with Captions

Increasing Access and Opportunity with Captions

Workplaces that welcome the talents of all people, including people with disabilities, are a critical part of building a diverse and inclusive community that enhance access and opportunity. For people with hearing loss, it can be difficult to find the right employment fit. The Deaf and...

Meet Caption Pro Robin Smith

Meet Caption Pro Robin Smith

After riding out the 2008 recession at a construction company, captioner Robin Smith, CRC, decided to pursue the career she went to school for: court reporting. But she needed to build up her speed and found her first job as a CART captioner. Smith has...