[NABS-L] issues with accounting course

Santiago H santiago.blue.hernandez at gmail.com
Wed May 16 22:04:33 UTC 2018


Hi Mariya, 
I'll give it a look this evening. I noticed the PDF format doesn't seem to work well when it comes to accounting and screen readers, since chances are they won't render the material, such as the various accounts correctly. Maybe it will work though. 

Thanks, 
Santiago 


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> On May 16, 2018, at 2:40 PM, Mariya Vasileva via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
> Hey Santiago, have you made an account with VitalSource EBooks? They have accessible PDF books that you can download on to your devices and their app is free. I am sure that they might have the book or books that you’re looking for.
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On May 16, 2018, at 16:04, Kathryn Webster, President, National Association of Blind Students via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Santiago!
>> 
>> I am so incredibly sorry you are having to deal with this in a college
>> course, let alone a complex course such as Accounting. I took a few
>> Accounting classes in college, and unfortunately, did not have textbooks in
>> either Financial or Managerial Accounting. Truthfully, the way I got through
>> it was with Excel, PowerPoint notes, and recorded lectures. I am happy to
>> give more specific advice, as well as share resources I may have with you
>> once you give us a little more info on the course you are taking.
>> 
>> Furthermore, I requested that a grad student in the Accounting field convert
>> relevant problem sets into Excel and Word so I could at least get practice
>> prior to quizzes and tests. In any case, I feel your pain!! Let me know how
>> I can help!!
>> 
>> Talk soon,
>> Kathryn
>> President 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: NABS-L [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Santiago H via
>> NABS-L
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 3:08 PM
>> To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
>> Cc: Santiago H <santiago.blue.hernandez at gmail.com>
>> Subject: [NABS-L] issues with accounting course
>> 
>> Hello students,
>> Hope everyone is doing well. I was wondering if any of you have ever had
>> issues when taking an accounting course? Unfortunately, I have to take
>> accounting, and the book is online in an inaccessible format. The publisher
>> has given me a PDF copy, but considering the formatting of various accounts,
>> it is still not that great. The disability center at my school and I are
>> doing our best, but it is getting increasingly difficult to keep up with the
>> class, and stay on top of my other classes. Maybe someone who has gone
>> through a similar situation could give me some pointers?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Santiago
>> 
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