Let’s Talk: Managing Interpreting and Speech-to-Text Services

Author: Lauren Kinast

Lauren “Lore” Kinast, M.A.: Lore is a Technical Assistance Specialist with the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC). NDC provides support and guidance to stakeholders on a range of inquiries, including questions about interpreting and speech-to-text services. Lore previously worked at public state universities and community colleges coordinating interpreting, speech-to-text services, and accommodations for deaf students to access their education. She has served on several advisory committees as an expert on communication access and services supporting deaf individuals in educational and community organizations. Lore received her Masters from California State University, Northridge in Educational Administration and is currently pursuing her doctorate degree at Texas Tech University in Higher Education Leadership with an emphasis on serving deaf students.