I am deaf too! Welcome to the programming world. I have done with programming for over ten years and still learning a lot. It took me many years to get a programming job since all that I have done is self-learning and voluntary work. If you have any question, please reach to me! :)
Thanks for sharing your story, Anusha and Truls. It is extra inspiring to me, since you are also doing so much of your self-teaching using the English language.
A big proportion of the developer community is deaf (one of our moderators is deaf and lives not far from me here in Texas). This is something we are conscious of when we make design decisions within freeCodeCamp.
One problem you may have noticed is that our longer YouTube videos don't have subtitles. YouTube won't auto-caption videos that are longer than 4 hours - and most of ours are. We are actively working on a way to get captions on these, but for now we are doing much of this manually.
If you all have any suggestions for how we can make freeCodeCamp more accessible, I would welcome your ideas.
Hi Truls and Quincy,
Thank you very much! Actually, this is Wen's article. I help her revise most part of her writing. As to the caption, MicroSoft Word has a speech recognition or speech to text converter. My Word is Chinese version so I don't know what it exactly called in English. The icon is a microphone. Perhaps this will solve the issue. youtube.com/watch?v=qqEUVbDmYgc Here's the video about the setup.
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