We invite veterans with hearing loss to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting, on May 19th, 2020 at 8 pm ET.
Featured presentation: Global Alliance of Speech-to-Text Captioning
Guest speaker: Jennifer Schuck, FAPR, RDR, CRC, CRR
Global Alliance of Speech-to-Text Captioning is the only organization that has as their specific mission to be the leading professional authority on speech-to-text captioning, representing all captioners, consumers and industry.
Jennifer Schuck is president of Caption Pros, and provides captioning for any venue, no matter how large or how small. She is committed to providing the best captioning for every consumer, whether one-on-one or in a convention center. She has served as a member and chairperson of the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) CART Community of Interest Committee, a member of the NCRA Certified Realtime Captioner Certification Committee, and chair of the Arizona Court Reporters Association’s CART committee. She co-chaired the NCRA Captioning Ethics Task Force which created the ethical guidelines for captioners. Most recently, she was appointed Treasurer of the Global Alliance of Speech-to-Text Captioning.
Please register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Helpful Hints and Tutorials
- Zoom concerns have been addressed and procedures will be modified as Zoom continues to update their software. The main security issue was with open meetings. When you register, it creates a unique link for a password protected session.
- Use a computer. If possible, attend the meeting on a computer rather than via a smart phone or iPad. This will give you the best layout to view the captions as well as other meeting features.
- Captions. Meetings are captioned. Captions do not need to be enabled. They will be visible on Zoom screen.
- Check your time zone. This meeting will take place live at 8 p.m. ET. If you are in a different time zone, please adjust the time so you do not miss the meeting.