When Seeing Is Hearing

"It really opened my eyes to accessibility," says Maureen Gross, special project coordinator for the U.S. Catholic Conference. "It's more than ramps--there's a whole gamut of what people need, and it's not necessarily just for disabled people."

It was her first experience with real-time captioning for an event she helped plan last July at the University of California at Los Angeles, the National Catholic Celebration of Jubilee Justice, which drew 3,300 attendees and involved more than

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