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Speech-to-Text Services: An Introduction

Topics

Distance Learning > How to Provide Distance Learning, Distance Learning > Instructional Resources, Tele-Practice/Tele-Therapy

  • Age Group

    Elementary, High School, Middle School

  • Audience

    Families, Local Education Agency, Teacher

  • Costs

    Free

  • Content Area

    Other, Writing, Listening/Speaking

"Speech-to-text" is an umbrella term used to describe an accommodation where spoken communication, as well as other auditory information, is translated into text in real time. This brief provides an introduction to the various methods of providing speech-to-text communication. Speech-to-text is one example of technology that brings access to individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or are otherwise visual communicators.