Operate braille typewriters to transcribe reading matters.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Braille Typists do?
Operates braille typewriter to transcribe reading matter for use by the blind: Reads copy and operates braille typewriter to emboss specially treated paper with various combinations of dots that characterize braille alphabet, using braille code form.
Should I be a Braille Typist?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
Also known as:
Data Typist, Teletypist
How to become a Braille Typist
Most Braille Typists have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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