David’s Experience: Notetaking

Sep 30, 2020

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Text insert appears: David’s Experience: Notetaking. A white man is wearing a red polo shirt. He signs.
The accommodations I had for my class while in college were a notetaker and interpreters. I heavily relied on my interpreters for in-class discussions and lectures because I faced a lot of difficulties understanding what my teacher was saying while writing on the board with their back to me or what answers my peers were discussing behind me. That was also a factor that came into play in my decision to ask for accommodations.
With that, having an ASL interpreter meant I knew what was going on at all times. The purpose of having a notetaker was for me to keep up with what my teacher was saying. I didn’t have to constantly ask my teacher to wait for me to write down my notes. The notetaker took care of all of that for me so I could keep my eyes on the interpreter during class. After class, the notetaker would give me all the notes I needed, and if I had any questions, we would take it from there.
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