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Added Entries, Volume 32, Issue 2

Winter 2005

The following titles have been selected from materials added to the NLS reference collections during fall 2004. Entries are arranged according to subject headings developed and used by the NLS Reference Section for its collections. Wherever possible, prices of publications have been included. Full publishers' addresses are included when they are not readily obtainable through libraries and bookstores. Items marked with an asterisk (*) are especially recommended for basic reference collections in libraries serving visually and physically handicapped readers.

Requests for materials listed should be sent directly to the publishers or sources cited with each entry. Items are not available from NLS unless specifically indicated.

NLS Publications

NLS flash see Digital Talking Books

Parents'guide to the development of preschool children with disabilities see Children with Disabilities—Bibliography

Assistive Devices

What are assistive devices, technologies and related services? Retrieved Oct. 27, 2004. www.itemcoalition.org/what_are_at.html.

Assistive Technology

Assistive technology resources, 2004. Washington: The Family Center on Technology and Disability. Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), 2004. 1 CD. Free. (1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, 20009).

Assistive Technology Act of 2004, P.L. 108-364

Assistive Technology Act of 2004, P. L. 108-364. Retrieved Oct. 25, 2004. http://thomas.loc.gov/bss/d108/d108laws.html.

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Shaw, Angela. "ADD in girls: sugar or spice?" EP magazine, v. 34, Oct. 2004: 63-65.

Biography—Leaders in Work with the Blind

Hall of fame leaders and legends of the blindness field. Retrieved Jan. 5, 2005. www.aph.org/hall_fame/index.html.

Birding

Whittle, Eric. "British bird sounds on CD." New beacon, v. 88, Oct. 2004: 44-46.

Blindness--Definition

Bolt, David. "Terminology and the psychosocial burden of blindness." British journal of visual impairment, v. 22, summer 2004: 52-54.

Braille—Reading

"AFB braille bug travels far in 2004-2005." DOTS for braille literacy (Development of Teacher Support), v. 10, fall 2004. Retrieved Nov. 2004. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=6&TopicID=19&DocumentID=2569.

Cerebral Palsy

Rapp, Clyde E. "Cerebral palsy in adulthood." EP magazine, v. 34, Oct. 2004: 67-72.

Children with Disabilities--Bibliography

* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Parents' guide to the development of preschool children with disabilities: resources and services. Compiled by Ruth Nussbaum and Carol Strauss. Washington, 2004. 32p. Free. Also available online at www.loc.gov/nls/reference/circulars/parents.html.

Computers and People with Disabilities

Brodwin, Martin G., Tristen Star, and Elizabeth Cardoso. "Computer assistive technology for people who have disabilities: computer adaptations and modifications." Journal of rehabilitation, v. 70, July-Aug.-Sept. 2004: 28-33.

Diabetes

Bennett, Helen. "Diabetes report: the children's crisis." Review of optometry, v. 141, Sept. 15, 2004: 90-92, 94, 96-98.

Digital Talking Books

* Libraries for the blind and print disabled meeting. Retrieved Nov. 22, 2004. www.daisy.org/publications/docs/20041118175303/ActionItemsandProjects_V4.htm.

* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. NLS flash. Monthly. Free. Also available online at www.loc.gov/nls/newsletters/flash/index.html.

* Taylor, John M. "Serving blind readers in a digital age". American libraries, v. 35, Dec. 2004: 49-51.

Disabilities--Statistics

* Freedman, Vicki A., Linda G. Martin, and Robert F. Schoeni. "Disability in America." Population bulletin, v. 59, Sept. 2004: 1-32. entire issue.

Landmark disability survey finds pervasive disadvantages. Retrieved Oct 22, 2004. www.nod.org/content.cfm?id=1537.

Driving and People with Visual Impairments

Huss, Chuck, and Anne Corn. "Low vision driving with bioptics: an overview." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 98, Oct. 2004: 641-653.

Marta, Mary R., and Duane Geruschat. "Equal protection, the ADA, and driving with low vision: a legal analysis." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 98, Oct. 2004: 654-667.

Poirot, Lissa. "Get it in gear." Arthritis today, v. 18, Nov.-Dec. 2004: 70-77.

Dyslexia

Reading disabilities or learning disabilities? Retrieved Nov. 10, 2004. www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/reading/reading_approaches.html.

Educational Testing and People with Disabilities

MacArthur, Charles A., and Albert R. Cavalier. "Diction and speech recognition technology as test accommodations." Exceptional children, v. 71, fall 2004: 43-58.

Ysseldyke, Jim, and others. "What we know and need to know about the consequences of high-stakes testing for students with disabilities." Exceptional children, v. 71, fall 2004: 75-94.

Employment and People with Disabilities

Roessler, Richard T., Phillip D. Rumrill, and Shawn M. Fitzgerald. "Factors affecting the job satisfaction of employed adults with multiple sclerosis." Journal of rehabilitation, v. 70, July-Aug.-Sept. 2004: 42-50.

Eye Diseases

"Guide to retinal disease." Review of optometry, supplement, v. 141, Nov. 2004: 1-22. entire issue.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), P. L.101-476

"Congress passes IDEA reauthorization bill." Words from Washington, v. 108, Nov. 2004. Retrieved Nov. 22, 2004. www.afb.org/Section.asp?DocumentID=2610.

Low Vision

Mogk, Lylas, and Gregory Goodrich. "The history and future of low vision services in the United States." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 98, Oct. 2004: 585-600.

Scanlan, Judith M., and Joan E. Cuddeford. "Low vision rehabilitation: a comparison of traditional and extended teaching programs." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 98, Oct. 2004: 601-611.

Macular Degeneration

Wong, Elaine Y.H., and others. "The experience of age-related macular degeneration." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 98, Oct. 2004: 629-640.

Monocular Vision

Buys, Nicholas, and Jorge Lopez. "Experience of monocular vision in Australia." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 98, Sept. 2004: 519-533.

Print-Braille Books

Amato, Sheila, and Ellen Trief. "Print-braille books for young children who are blind or visually impaired." EP magazine, v. 34, Sept. 2004: 60-63.

Spoken-Word Recordings

Crabb, Nolan. "Exploring the future of audiobooks." Dialogue, v. 43, summer 2004: 56-64.

Tactile Arts

Norman, Jackie. "If I remember rightly—tactile illustrations enable greater access to books." British journal of visual impairment, v. 22, summer 2004: 71-73.

Toys for Children with Disabilities

Schwartz, Sue. The new language of toys: teaching communication skills to children with special needs: a guide for parents and teachers. 3rd ed. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2004. 332p. $18.95. (6510 Bells Mill Road, 20817).

Tortoreto, Maria, comp. "Toys for all, 2004." EP magazine, v. 34, Oct. 2004: 22-27.

Wheelchairs

Pass, Amy, and Ken Thompson. Oversized/overweight mobility aids: status of the issue. Retrieved Nov. 4, 2004. www.projectaction.easterseals.com/site/DocServer?docID=7803.

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