[nabs-l] Book help for college

angelaroberts10886 at gmail.com angelaroberts10886 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 30 18:59:07 UTC 2016


That is completely correct. For example, my state will not help me until I obtain either a GED or a high school diploma.

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> On Jul 30, 2016, at 1:52 PM, Karl Martin Adam via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
> This varies by state.  Each state has a different acronym for their rehab agency, and what the rehab agency covers also depends on which state you are in.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Cricket Bidleman via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
> To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
> Date sent: Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:02:14 -0700
> Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Book help for college
> 
> DOR is the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. Basically, they
> help you get a job. They will provide partial funding for college,
> including courses and course materials. They will provide technology
> if you need it, vocational training, orientation and mobility
> training, etc.
> 
> On 7/30/16, Todd Orlowski via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> It's per copyright law you have to have the physical book
> 
> On Jul 30, 2016 10:32, "Karl Martin Adam via NABS-L" <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
> wrote:
> 
> Sighted students have to buy the books, so it's really not unreasonable
> for you to need to buy them as well.  Though as a blind person you do
> have
> access to books on Bookshare, and if you know what your books are going
> to
> be several months in advance, you can request Bookshare to produce them
> for
> you.  Some books are also available as e-books through IBooks,
> GoogleBooks,
> etc., which are at least partially accessible. The only problem with
> e-books, and many bookshare books that were provided by publishers, is
> that
> they often are not paginated, which makes them difficult to cite.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Emma Mitchell via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
> To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list
> <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
> Date sent: Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:33:36 -0400
> Subject: [nabs-l] Book help for college
> 
> Dear all,
> What do you do for school books? My university converts them for me in to
> a word document but in order for them to be converted the physical book
> has
> to be rented or bought. My question since physical books are inaccessible
> how can I save money and get the access I need?
> 
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