STTS providers can be hired as staff members, independent contractors, or be contracted through an agency. When evaluating qualifications, gather information about the provider’s skills, credentials, and experience working in various settings prior to hiring.
STTS can be provided in-person or remotely, providing flexibility in application across a variety of settings. Choosing the most appropriate STTS system will depend on the deaf person's communication preferences, learning goals, and environment.
In some cases, STTS may be used with with sign language interpreting services if the student is approved for dual accommodations.
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