Bookshare Acronyms and Lingo

Bookshare Acronyms and Lingo Definitions

Bookshare Acronyms and Lingo

Definition

AT

Assistive Technology - examples are Read:OutLoud, Victor Reader, AMIS, Read2Go

BRF

Braille Ready Format

DAISY

Digital Accessible Information System

DIAGRAM

Digital Image and Graphic Resources for Accessible Materials Center

EPUB

electronic publication

Group POD

Group Proof of Disability (Bookshare registration form)

IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IEP

Individualized Educational Plan

IM

Individual Member

LD

Learning Disability/Disabled

NIMAC

National Instructional Materials Accessibility Center

NIMAS

National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard

NLS

National Library Service

OA

Organizational Agreement form (Bookshare registration form)

OER

Open Education Resources

OM

Organizational Member

OM to IM

Organizational Member also becoming an Individual Member

OSEP

Office of Special Education Programs

PC

Primary Contact is we contact regarding registration or account management issues

PD

Physical Disability

PDW

Professional Development Workshop

POD

Proof of Disability

POET

Image Description Tool

PQ

Publisher Quality

RFB&D

named changed to Learning Ally formerly Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic

RTF

Rich Text Format

TTS

Text to Speech

VI

Visual Impairment, such as blind or low vision