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Information Resources / Training
Procedure for Documentation
- Review the Documentation Procedure Presentation
- Watch the Training Videos:
Student Participation Agreement
Documentation Release Form
- Review the AHEAD Seven Essential Elements of Quality Disability Documentation Presentation
- Watch a video (8:55 min)
- An exception to the U.S. copyright laws, the Chaffe Amendment, provides for authorized entities to reproduce and distribute published works in a specialized format exclusively for use by blind or other persons with disabilities.
- As an authorized entity, AMAC provides Alternative Media for students with documented print-related disabilities. AMAC does not provide access to its digital text repository to the general public.
- AMAC provides Alternative Media and related services to students with documented print disabilities at member educational institutions. Braille production is also offered on a fee-for-service basis.
- The designated disability service professionals at the member institutions are responsible to identify students eligible to receive Alternative Media.
- The disability service professional and the student complete an eligibility form documenting a print disability and return the form to AMAC.
- The disability service professional and the student complete and sign the Student Participation Agreement form.
- The Documentation Release Form details the member's agreement to follow the AHEAD Seven Essential Elements of Quality Disability Documentation
Both forms are expected to be filled out, signed and documented on the student record in NEON.