Re: Deaf members
From: Shari Hirst (sharihirst13gmail.com)
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 10:07:49 -0700 (PDT)
A good question, I’ll ask.

> On Apr 25, 2021, at 10:39 AM, Allison Tom <allisonrtom [at] gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I'm curious to understand why you can't just ask her how and why zoom
> improves her access.
> 
> On Sun, Apr 25, 2021 at 9:10 AM Shari Hirst <sharihirst13 [at] gmail.com> 
> wrote:
> 
>> We have a member at Sand River Cohousing that has hearing problems, and
>> uses a hearing aide.  She is able to understand zoom meetings better and
>> asks pertinent questions.  I don’t understand why she is able to understand
>> better on zoom than in person.  I would appreciate your comments.
>> 
>> Shari Hirst
>> 
>>> On Apr 25, 2021, at 10:02 AM, Allison Tom <allisonrtom [at] gmail.com> 
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 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
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> _________________________________________________________________
>>>>>> Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at:
>>>>>> http://L.cohousing.org/info
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>> _________________________________________________________________
>>>>> Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at:
>>>>> http://L.cohousing.org/info
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> _________________________________________________________________
>>>> Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at:
>>>> http://L.cohousing.org/info
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> _________________________________________________________________
>>> Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at:
>>> http://L.cohousing.org/info
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> _________________________________________________________________
>> Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at:
>> http://L.cohousing.org/info
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
> _________________________________________________________________
> Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at:
> http://L.cohousing.org/info
> 
> 
> 

Results generated by Tiger Technologies Web hosting using MHonArc.