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Sat Mar 11 - CAPTIONS — TV, landline, smartphone, apps and live
"Sat Mar 11 - CAPTIONS — TV, landline, smartphone, apps and live"

HLAA-East Bay of SF Area Chapter, Sat Mar 11/2023 9:30 AM PT 2nd Sat

Ann Thomas will be presenting about accessing captions in different contexts, including on:

- TV,
- landline phones,
- smartphones,
- Communication Access Real-Time Transcribers (CART)
- Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) via apps.

She will discuss:
- best practices for taking advantage of captioning,
- the features of different apps,
- her recommendations for which provide the best user experience.

Ms. Thomas is a nationally recognized hearing loss advocate and has won numerous national and state awards for her work on behalf of people with hearing loss.

She is the President of the Hearing Loss Association of America-Diablo Valley Chapter (HLAA-DV), the HLAA Brand Ambassador, and a member of the HLAA Get in the Hearing Loop Committee.

She discovered she was losing her hearing in 1997 and currently has 2 cochlear implants.

Presented Via Zoom
Greetings: 9:30 AM Pacific Time (12:30 PM ET)
Presentation: 10:00 AM PT (1:00 PM ET)
Optional AfterWords informal discussion: follows

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Mar 11, 2023 09:30 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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