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Ken Deutsch has been a transcriber since 2007, working first on-site in Ohio and now remotely from his home in Sarasota, Florida. This month marks his 2-year anniversary with TypeWell as the official examiner for candidates completing the Basic Skills Course. To celebrate, we interviewed Ken about past work experience, challenges overcome, and what he loves most about providing communication access services.
Something big has happened, and you've seen flashes of it. You know it has to do with the number 12, and the colors blue and green. You know people are excited, and that they expect you to be excited too.
We all know that word of mouth travels fast, but what happens to those of us who miss out on that word of mouth?
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Wouldn't it be great if you could have one personal abbreviation list (PAL) for Biology terms and a separate one for English? One of the coolest new features in TypeWell's V7 Transcriber software is that you can create an unlimited number of PALs,...
This is the fourth spotlight in a series called "Seven Questions." In it, we interview TypeWell transcribers and coordinators — each with the same seven questions. We thought it would be a great way to get to know one another in the TypeWell...
“I have always been very interested in academia," says one transcriber. "Language use is something that has fascinated me for a long time. I think it is an interesting way to use my love of academia and my linguistics background to provide a much needed service to hearing-impaired people.”
With all of the Top 40 abbreviations, Long-Word patterns, punctuation abbreviations, Math Mode, and speaker identifiers, it would seem like there is no way TypeWell can abbreviate words even more — but oh, they can and they have.