Captioning Podcasts

Captioning Podcasts Podcasts are a growing form of media. Podcasts can be used by pretty much anyone to voice facts, opinions, and stories, so it’s become a mainstream interest. Chances are everybody knows somebody who’s started one. While the collective rise in seeking another mode of...

Caring for a hard of hearing partner

Caring for a Deaf or Hard of Hearing Partner

Caring for a Deaf or Hard of Hearing Partner Ask anyone the secret to a successful relationship, and they’ll tell you communication is key. But what do you do when your partner requires a different form of communication to understand you? Having a hard-of-hearing or deaf...

Caption Training: What Makes a Good Candidate?

Caption Training: What Makes a Good Candidate? Looking for a vocation and intrigued by real-time captioning? The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a need for captioning and accessibility in the deaf community. Captioners are in demand more than ever before! It can be hard to figure out...

raising deaf children

Raising Deaf Children

Raising Deaf Children The majority (more than 90%) of d/Deaf children are born to hearing parents. Naturally, it comes as quite a shock, and soon the realization sets in that not only do those parents need to be a parent but an advocate. They need to...

d/Deaf awareness month

Deaf Awareness Month

Deaf Awareness Month It’s deaf awareness month, which is a bit of an inadequate terminology for what we hope to accomplish. The world is aware of deaf people; we’ve seen the movies, probably even gone to elementary school with someone who was deaf, and seen sign...

Automatic speech recognition

Bias in Automatic Speech Recognition

Bias in Automatic Speech Recognition Technology has come a long way, making automatic captioning available on many video conferencing software, social platforms, and tech devices. But many users are aware of the pitfalls, including transcription delays and inaccuracies. Automatic captioning works via automatic speech recognition systems and...