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Definition of "Perceptual Disability"
The Copyright Act has a definition of print disability, which it calls perceptual disability.
- "perceptual disability" means a disability that prevents or inhibits a person from reading or hearing a literary, musical, dramatic or artistic work in its original format, and includes such a disability resulting from (a) severe or total impairment of sight or hearing or the inability to focus or move one's eyes, (b) the inability to hold or manipulate a book or (c) an impairment relating to comprehension (8)
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