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Court Reporting and Captioning at Home is in its twenty-first year providing excellence in Realtime Court Reporting, Closed Captioning, and CART Providing education..  The CRAH Program is a licensed, multimedia presentation utilizing a new revolutionary, multimedia training platform containing hundreds of hours of audio and video dictation, and exclusive full studio-produced, animated graphic video tutorials, that take realtime writing education to a new level.  

Our website is designed to provide the prospective student with as much information as possible about our trendsetting Court Reporting, Captioning, and CART Providing training programs.  Take time to visit each page in the navigation menu.  The HOME PAGE is primarily devoted to just a few of our successful graduates, their experiences in training with our program, and their jobs as professional Court Reporters, Closed Captioners, and CART Providers.

The CRAH Program is a fully comprehensive, technologically advanced program providing the most advanced training materials, and support from credentialed professionals for these careers!


About Linda Bland, RMR, RPR, CSR, CPE

President and Developer of the Court Reporting and Captioning at Home Program

  • Completed her Court Reporting Training in 5 Months
  • Passed the RPR (Registered Professional Reporter Examination) administered by the NCRA twice, the first time shortly after completing training
  • Registered Merit Reporter (260 words per minute) by NCRA examination as well as Registered Professional Reporter
    (RPR) and Certified Program Evaluator (CPE) for the NCRA
  • Served on the NCRA’s Test Advisory Committee (TAC) that develops the national RPR, RMR and RDR certification examinations, and the test she developed was chosen to be administered at the May, 2007 RPR examination
  • Certified Shorthand Reporter (CSR) by testing in Illinois, Texas, and Tennessee
  • Over 25 years’ experience as a professional realtime writer court reporter and court reporting and broadcast captioning educator
  • Former Southern Association of Colleges and Schools team member and evaluator of SACs accredited Court Reporting Schools
  • Former Owner and President of one of the largest NCRA-Approved Schools in the United States
  • Developer and author of the state-of-the-art “Realtime Reporting and Captioning Theory,” which allows students to complete training much faster than old-fashioned, complex theories on the market today
  • Developer and author of a unique and revolutionary speed building technique incorporated with the Realtime Reporting and Captioning Theory allowing the student to complete training much faster and more prepared to enter these careers than old-fashioned traditional methods
  • Trained the first realtime court reporters in south Africa.
  • Reported Bush v. Gore, 2000
  • Committee Member NCRA CAPR Home Study Task Force 2007-2008
  • Member of NCRA (National Court Reporters Association) since 1978


Court Reporting and Captioning at Home’s Full Studio-Produced Graphic Video Tutorials, integrated with  Multimedia training materials, and unparalleled 7 days per week support from credentialed professionals, have made learning the realtime professions easier than ever.  Let our students and program completers tell you about their experiences and how our seven-day-a-week support from credentialed court reporters, captioners, and CART Providers has worked for them.

The THEORY PAGE may be the most relevant page you read.  The “Realtime Reporting and Captioning”  theory, with its Exclusive Graphic Video Tutorial, first ever Color Coded Theory Manual, Mobile Apps, and 7 days a week Professional Support, has revolutionized court reporting, captioning, and CART Providing training. Read this page carefully and learn how this unique theory, will allow you to complete your  training much faster and provide  a superior foundation to be the best in the realtime  professions.

Court Reporting and Captioning at Home is a complete, comprehensive  online training program.  When you join our program, you will have the best training materials available.  This includes the best computer aided transcription STENO MACHINE in the industry.  You should not have to shop on your own for a Steno Machine, and that is why when you train with CRAH, a superior realtime steno machine is included.  Read the STENO MACHINE page and learn more about the steno machine you will use both in training and professionally.

The CAREERS page helps you better understand all of the exciting, lucrative, in demand-careers from which you may choose.  After reading about these careers, if you have questions, feel free to call and speak to a credentialed professional  who will be happy to answer any of your questions.

Read the STUDENTS page and learn why our structured, easy to follow program, developed specifically for self-study with support,  court reporting, captioning, and CART Providing training  is the best choice for your realtime education.

The choice you make for your realtime education may  ultimately determine your success.  We invite you to take the time to read our entire website and see why Court Reporting and Captioning at Home is SUPERIOR, FASTER, and EASIER.


The SSD Enterprises, LLC Court Reporting and Captioning at Home Program License Agreement is copyright protected and licensed only to the original purchaser or student for whom the License Agreement is purchased and may not be sold, given, shared, or in any manner transferred to a third party or reproduced in any manner. Due to the nature of these programs, once they are shipped, they cannot be returned for credit or refund. The student owns the steno machine in Options 1 and 2. SSD Enterprises, LLC (Court Reporting and Captioning at Home – License Agreement) reserves the right to modify, add to, or delete any component of the program at any time without notice.