How Transcription Helps Learners with Special Needs

How Transcription Helps Learners with Special Needs
Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy


Transcription is something you’ve probably heard about, at least when it comes to business. The fact is that a lot of businesses – from entertainment companies to attorneys – make use of transcription services to keep costs down and make work more efficient.

Believe it or not, there are other uses for transcription services as well. For example, academic transcription can help a lot of students get their work done and work on a higher level than they otherwise would. When it comes to academic transcription, some of the top users are special needs students.

Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of academic transcription for special needs students. Whether you can benefit from transcription services or someone you know could, it can be the right answer for many special needs individuals looking to further their education.

Improved Accessibility

Perhaps the biggest thing transcription services can do for special needs students is to make learning materials considerably more accessible. While teachers may not be able to easily communicate lessons and lesson plans to some students with learning disabilities, using transcription services can make that possible.

Transcription also allows special needs students to hand in work and communicate with teachers in an effective way. For many special needs students, transcription services make education possible in areas and fields where it simply wouldn’t be available otherwise.

Multimedia Options

One of the big things for many people who need to take classes in a field is the ability to get lessons on time. When teachers are able to translate their lectures into text, they have multimedia options for their students to learn and participate.

Many teachers, classes and universities can turn around lectures in less than 48 hours when they are using high-quality transcription services. For special needs students, that means a lot less time falling behind and the ability to keep up with the rest of the class.

In many classes, teachers can even have their lectures done ahead of time so that special needs students can have text in class or sent to them before the lecture occurs.

In what other ways can transcription help learners with special needs according to you? Share your opinion over academic transcription and how it can benefit children with special needs in the comments section below.

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Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy is the Cofounder & President of GMR Transcription Services, Inc., a California-based company that has been providing accurate and fast transcription services since 2004. She has enjoyed nearly ten years of success at GMR, playing a pivotal role in the company's growth. Under Beth's leadership, GMR Transcription doubled its sales within two years, earning recognition as one of the OC Business Journal's fastest-growing private companies. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids.