Re: Deaf members
From: Allison Tom (allisonrtomgmail.com)
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 09:03:13 -0700 (PDT)
So very many things are more accessible to those of us with disabilities
with zoom. I'm certainly looking forward to a more normal life, should that
day ever come, but I know that in person meetings will return and my access
will diminish.

Allison Tom

On Sun, Apr 25, 2021 at 12:50 AM Fiona Frank <fionafrank [at] gmail.com> wrote:

> Good call! Or. you can get people to take it on turns to type captions
> which are more accurate .
>
> On Sunday, 25 April 2021, Hafidha Sofia <hafidhaao [at] gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > A frequent feedback we’ve heard since the pandemic is that with almost
> all
> > meetings switched to Zoom platform, those who are hard of hearing have
> > reporter improved access to conversations and proceedings. They can hear
> > and follow the flows of meetings much better.
> >
> > This reminds me: Zoom now has artificial intelligence closed captioning
> > (they call it “Live Transcription”) for all Pro accounts now. It has to
> be
> > enabled in the Settings on the Zoom account; under “Settings,” find
> Closed
> > Captions setting and make sure to tick the button that enables “Live
> > Transcription.”
> >
> > Then, during meetings, the host has to turn on Live Transcriptions.
> >
> > Those AI transcriptions aren’t always accurate but they can help folks
> > follow along with what’s being said.
> >
> > Hafidha
> > Songaia Cohousing
> > Washington State, USA
> >
> > > On Apr 24, 2021, at 1:31 PM, Dean smith via Cohousing-L <
> > cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > I’m wondering if other cohousings have deaf members and how they get
> > along.
> > >
> > > Dean Smith
> > > Sunnyside Village Cohousing
> > >
> > > Sent from Dean’s iPhone
> > >
> > >
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