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A scribe writes or types information that is communicated to him by another person, but does not interpret information or perform essential job functions. For example, a scribe might takes notes for an employee with a disability who cannot write or a scribe might type in answers for a test taker with a disability who cannot type. There are no national standards or accreditation for a scribe, but the scribe must be able to write or type at the required level. Because they help with work-related functions, it is typically the employer’s responsibility to hire and pay for scribes.