Like doctors, veterinarians who’re deaf can use adapted stethoscopes to listen to animal heartbeats and gauge vital signs during their daily work.
Accessible, Remote Learning Is Key
Others like Candie Corriher at the University of Florida, take e-learning courses in shelter medicine, where the staff stay constant, unlike in private practice where new clients constantly need to be communicated with.
Significantly, Candie Corriher is guiding her tutors in making digital material accessible to her needs, while using real-time captions to capture notes during classes.
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