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NLS Reference Materials

Added Entries, Volume 32, Issue 3

Spring 2005

The following titles have been selected from materials added to the NLS reference collections during winter 2005. 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

Flash-memory distribution of digital talking books see Talking-Book Program—Library of Congress—Digital Talking-Book Machines

Learning disabilities: national organizations and resources see Learning Disabilities—Bibliography

Progress through the years 1973-2004 see Talking-Book Program—Library of Congress

Adjustment of People with Visual Impairments

Tuttle, Dean W., and Naomi R. Tuttle. Self-esteem and adjusting with blindness: the process of responding to life's demands. 3rd ed. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas, 2004. 305p. $51.95.

Americans with Disabilities Act, P.L. 101-336

O'Brien, Ruth, ed. Voices from the edge: narratives about the Americans with Disabilities Act. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. 286p. $16.95.

Assistive Technology

Denham, Jim, Jay Leventhal, and Heather McComas. "The next generation: a review of personal digital assistants, part 1." AccessWorld, v. 6, Jan. 2005. Retrieved Mar. 8, 2005. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw060103.

Kendrick, Deborah. "On the move with MuVo." AccessWorld, v. 6, Jan. 2005. Retrieved Mar. 8, 2005. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw060108.

One million in federal funding goes to combating technology and access barriers. Retrieved Mar. 7, 2005. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=&DocumentID=2693.

Audio Description

Snyder, Joel. "Audio description—the visual made verbal." Future reflections, v. 23, convention report 2004: 22-26.

Blind Children--Growth and Development

Shapiro, Deborah, et al. "Perceived competence of children with visual impairments." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 99, Jan. 2005: 15-25.

Blindness--Definition

Definitions and terms related to braille, visual impairments, and blindness. Retrieved Feb. 11, 2005. www.brailleplus.net/visually_impaired_resources/Glossary/.

Braille--Instruction

Herzberg, Tina S., Laura M. Stough, and Carolyn M. Clark. "Teaching and assessing the appropriateness of uncontracted braille." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 98, Dec. 2004: 773-779.

Braille Code--English

Poole, Bill. "Braille: the Third General Assembly of ICEB." New beacon, v. 88, Nov. 2004: 32-37.

Cataracts

Change, David F., and Howard Gimbel. Cataracts: a patient's guide to treatment. Omaha, NE: Addicus Books, 2004. 124p. $10.17. (P.O. Box 45327, 68145).

Deaf-Blind--Communication

Guidelines for interacting with people who are deaf-blind. Sands Point, NY: Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults, 2004. 4p. [pamphlet]. Free. (141 Middle Neck Road, 11050).

Disabilities--Directories

"2005 annual resource guide: information and support for the special needs community." EP/Exceptional parent, Jan. 2005. 193p. [entire issue].

Education--Deaf-Blind

Heydt, Kathy, et al. Perkins activity and resource guide: a handbook for teachers and parents of students with visual and multiple disabilities. 2d ed., revised and updated. Watertown, MA: Perkins School for the Blind, 2004. 1 v. and CD-ROM. $80. (175 North Beacon Street, 02472).

Education of Blind Children

Bishop, Virginia E. Teaching visually impaired children. 3rd ed. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas, 2004. 335p. $49.95.

Education of Children with Disabilities

Making the "No Child Left Behind Act" work for children who struggle to learn: a parent's guide. Retrieved Dec. 2004. www.ld.org/NCLB/NCLB.cfm.

Employment and People with Disabilities

Bowers, Rick. "Opening doors to the workplace for people with disabilities." inMotion, v. 15, Jan.-Feb. 2005: 24-25.

Ryan, Daniel J. Job search handbook for people with disabilities. 2nd ed. Indianapolis, IN: JIST Publ. Co., 2004. 274p. $17.95. (8902 Otis Avenue, 46216).

Employment and People with Visual Impairments

Crudden, Adele, et.al. Overcoming barriers to employment among people with visual disabilities: perspectives of rehabilitation providers. Mississippi State, MS: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision, 2004. 82p. $20. (P.O. Box 6189, 39762).

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

Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004. 108th Congress, Dec. 3, 2004. P.L. 108-446, 118 Stat. 2647. Print copy available from your congressman.

"New IDEA becomes law." EP magazine, v. 35, Feb. 2005: 55-57.

Learning Disabilities--Bibliography

Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Learning disabilities: national organizations and resources. Compiled by Robert Jones. Washington, 2004. 24p. Free. Also available online at www.loc.gov/nls/reference/circulars/learning.html.

Mountaineering

Weyers, Anne. "Milton Mountaineers' three peaks challenge." New beacon, v. 88, Nov. 2004: 46-51.

Oral Hygiene

Shih, Yeng-Hung, and Chien-Huey Sophie Chang. "Teaching oral hygiene skills to elementary students with visual impairments." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 99, Jan. 2005: 26-39.

Parents of Children with Disabilities

Schmitt, Paul, and Fernanda Armenta-Schmitt. Parent mentor training manual: training parents of children with special needs to provide peer mentoring. Los Angeles: Blind Childrens Center, 2004. 306p. $50. (4120 Marathon Street, 90029).

Post-Polio Syndrome

Silver, Julie K., and Anne C. Gawne. Postpolio syndrome. Philadelphia, PA: Hanley and Belfus/Elsevier Science, 2004. 323p. $34.95.

Senior Adults--Directories

Older Americans information directory. 5th ed. Millerton, NY: Grey House Publishing, 2004. 1 v. $165. (185 Millerton Road, 12546).

Senior Adults--Health

Kemp, Bryan, J., and Laura Mosqueda, eds. Aging with a disability: what the clinician needs to know. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004. 307p. $18.90.

Small Business and People with Disabilities

Bowers, Rick. "Starting a small business: amputee business owners tell their stories and offer advice to others." inMotion, v. 15, Jan.-Feb. 2005: 26-28.

Social Skills and People with Visual Impairments

Frame, Melissa J. Blind spots: the communicative performance of visual impairment in relationships and social interaction. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas, 2004. 197p. $38.95.

Special Education--Teacher Education

Silberman, Rosanne K., et al. "Profile of personnel preparation programs in visual impairments and their faculty: a status report." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 98, Dec. 2004: 741-756.

Talking-Book Program--Library of Congress

Cylke, Frank Kurt, ed. Progress through the years 1973-2004: selected highlights. Washington, DC: National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2005. 16p. [booklet]. Free. Also available online at www.loc.gov/nls/progress.html.

Talking-Book Program--Library of Congress--Digital Talking-Book Machines

Bernstein, Neil. Flash-memory distribution of digital talking books. Washington, DC: National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2005. 8 p. Free. [booklet]. Also available online at www.loc.gov/nls/technical/flashdistribution.html.

Textbooks--Special Formats

Sollenberger, Kimberli. "Victory for textbooks on time." Future reflections, v. 23, convention report 2004: 40-45.

Travel for People with Disabilities

Sygall, Susan, and Michele Scheib, eds. Rights and responsibilities: a guide to national and international disability-related laws for international exchange organizations and participants. Eugene, OR: National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange, Mobility International USA, 2004.125p. Free. (P.O. Box 10767, 97440). Available in alternate formats and online at www.miusa.org.


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