Re: Speech recognition and deaf-blind

Babcock LDPVI


I am trialling the accessibility and "voice typing" functions available in Google Docs at the moment. Google Docs is the free online office provided by Google to anyone with a Google Account. 

Their voice typing function is only available if you use the Chrome browser. 

I have never had to train the voice typing function but I have in the past few months used it extensively and it is about 90% accuracy. 

Google Docs is very accessible with NVDA which is a great help. 

I am not deaf or blind myself but I work as part of a team of advisory teachers who support young people with visual impairments in schools.


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