How does Proof of Disability work if our school or district has an Organizational Agreement with Bookshare where we agree we will not distribute to students who do not have a print disability?
Depending on your type of organization, you either provide signed Proof of Disability by FAX or U.S. mail, or you send this information to Bookshare electronically by uploading your roster. The Organizational Agreement that you sign when you register states that you agree to distribute books only to those students on your roster. By signing the Organizational Agreement, you commit to abide by the terms and to communicate them to the Members served by your organization. Here is an excerpt from the agreement: I’m responsible for educating my students or clients that they are not allowed to share the Accessible Media with other people. Access to Bookshare books is a privilege, and it is based on a social bargain between the publishers and authors and the disability community. It’s important to not redistribute these Accessible Media to other individuals, regardless of whether or not they would qualify for Bookshare. I agree to inform my students or clients about these restrictions and tha
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