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Added Entries, Volume 33, Issue 1

Fall 2005

The following titles have been selected from materials added to the NLS reference collections during summer 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 mark with an asterick (*) 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

Matson, Floyd. Blind justice: Jacobus tenBroek and the vision of equality see Biography of Leaders in Work with Blind People--tenBroek, Jacobus

"Reading materials in large print: a resource guide" see Large Print--Bibliography

"Facts: Sources for purchase of cassette players and player-recorders compatible with recorded materials produced by the National Library Service (NLS)" see Talking-Book Machines

Adaptive Products for People with Disabilities

"Consumer guide." New mobility, v. 16, July 2005: 1-136. (entire issue).

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

Frank, John Jay, and James Bellini. "Barriers to the accommodation request process of the Americans with Disabilities Act." Journal of rehabilitation, v. 71, April-May-June 2005: 28-39.

Biography of Leaders in Work with Blind People--tenBroek, Jacobus

(*) Matson, Floyd. Blind justice: Jacobus tenBroek and the vision of equality.Washington: Friends of Libraries for Blind and Physically Handicapped Individuals in North America, Inc., and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2005. 294p. Free.

Blind Children--Growth and Development

Ophir-Cohen, Michal, and others. "Emotional status and development in children who are visually impaired." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 99, Aug. 2005: 478-485.

Braille--Reading

Riccobono, Mark. "Beyond textbooks on time: is the battle for braille literacy over?" Future reflections, v. 24, winter-spring 2005: 14-18.

Braille Code--English

"Australia adopts Unified English Braille Code." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 99, June 2005: 371-372.

Careers for People with Visual Impairments

Mitchell, Don. "Tune into opportunity." Dialogue, v. 40, July-Aug. 2005: 56-58.

Digital Talking Books

(*) Peters, Tom, and others. "An overview of digital audio books for libraries." Computers in libraries, v. 25, July-Aug. 2005: 6-8, 61-64.

Disabilities--Statistics

Wang, Qi. "Disability and American families: 2000: Census 2000 special reports." Retrieved July 21, 2005. www.census.gov/prod/2005pubs/censr-23.pdf.

Driving by People with Visual Impairments

Mandel, Aaron, J., and Robert B. Goldstein. "Driving with low vision." Dialogue, v. 44, May-June 2005: 43-46.

Driving by Senior Adults

"We need to talk: family conversations with older drivers." Retrieved July 21, 2005. www.thehartford.com/talkwitholderdrivers/.

Guide Dogs

Noriega, DeAnna Quietwater. "Have dog, will travel." Braille forum, v. 44, July-Aug. 2005: 24-28.

Schneider, Katherine Standish. "The winding valley of grief: when a dog guide retires or dies." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 99, June 2005: 368-370.

Higher Education for Blind People

Feeney, Raquel, and Ellen Trief. "College bound: a guide for students with visual impairments." New York: AFB Press, 2005. 268p. $39.95. [large print].

Kirchner, Corinne, and Brooke Smith. "Transition to what? education and employment outcomes for visually impaired youths after high school." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 99, July 2005: 499-504.

Housing--Federal Programs

Mack, Kelly. "The affordable housing puzzle." New mobility, v. 16, Aug. 2005: 35-38.

Large Print--Bibliography

(*) Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. "Reading materials in large print: a resource guide." Compiled by Carol Strauss. Washington, 2005. 30p. Free. (reference circular 05-03). Also available online at www.loc.gov/nls/reference/circulars/largeprint.html.

Library Services for People with Visual Impairments

Sussman, Diana Brawley. "InfoEyes: the genie on your desktop." Dialogue, v. 40, July-Aug. 2005: 26-29.

Medicare-Medicaid

Cavenaugh, Brenda S., and Bernard A. Steinman. "Estimated number of persons eligible for vision rehabilitation services under expanded medicare." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 99, July 2005: 431- 436.

Motor Vehicles for People with Disabilities

"The consumer's guide to mobility equipment dealers." EP magazine-special mobility supplement, v. 35, July 2005: 32p. (entire issue).

Multiple Disabilities

Gense, Marilyn H., and D. Jay Gense. Autism spectrum disorders and visual impairment: meeting students' learning needs. New York: AFB Press, 2005. 339p. $49.95. [large print].

Music for People with Visual Impairments

Green, Thomas A. "Playing enlarged music from a laptop screen or monitor." Dialogue, v. 44, May-June 2005: 47-49.

National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS)

"NIMAS development and technical assistance centers." Retrieved Aug. 19, 2005. nimas.cast.org.

Transcript of the AFB and CAST PowerPoint presentation: "What is the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS)?" Retrieved Aug. 19, 2005. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=58&TopicID+255&DocumentID=2731.

Physical Fitness

Cantu, Carolyn. "Yoga: popular therapeutic trend or evidenced-based therapeutic modality?" EP magazine, v. 35, June 2005: 57-59.

Rehabilitation Counseling

Burker, Eileen J., and others. "Vocational attainment of adults with CF: success in the face of adversity." Journal of rehabilitation, v. 71, Apr.-May-June 2005: 22-27.

Siemsen, Dennis W., A. Renee Bergstrom, and Julie C. Hathaway. "Efficacy of a low vision patient consultation." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 99, July 2005: 426-430.

Screen Readers

Petty, Linda. "Screen readers--the survival of the strong." Closing the gap, v. 24, June-July 2005: 6-10.

Senior Adults--Health

"Aging hearts and arteries: a scientific quest." Retrieved July 25, 2005. www.niapublications.org/pubs/hearts/aginghearts.asp.

Substance Abuse

Furlong, Roxanne Van Duzee. "Disability, substance abuse, and addiction." New mobility, v. 16, Aug. 2005: 28-33.

Talking-Book Machines

(*) Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. "Facts: sources for purchase of cassette players and player recorders compatible with recorded materials produced by the National Library Service (NLS)." Compiled by Ruth Nussbaum. Washington, 2005. 12p. Free. Also available online at www.loc.gov/nls/reference/factsheets/sources.html.

Telecommunications

Gill, John, ed. "Making life easier: how new telecommunication services could benefit people with disabilities." London: COST219ter, 2005. 13p. Free. (Dr. John Gill, Royal National Institute of the Blind, 105 Judd Street, WC1H 9NE). Also online at www.tiresias.org/cost219ter/making_life_easier/index.htm.

Shipley, Tony, and John Gill, eds. "Equal measures: closing the accessibility gap." London: COST219ter, 2005. 24p. Free. (Dr. John Gill, Royal National Institute of the Blind). Also online at www.tiresias.org/cost219ter/equal_measures/index.htm.

Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999, P.L. 106-170

Capella-McDonnall, Michele E. "The Ticket to Work program: employment networks' views on serving beneficiaries who are blind or visually impaired." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 99, June 2005: 336-344.

Transportation for People with Disabilities

National Council on Disability. "The current state of transportation for people with disabilities in the United States." Retrieved Aug. 2, 2005. www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/2005/current_state.htm.

Vocational Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairments

Crudden, Adele, William Sansing, and Stacy Butler. "Overcoming barriers to employment: strategies of rehabilitation providers." Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 99, June 2005: 325-335.

Web Accessibility

Stewart, Ron, Vivek Narendra, and Axel Schmetzke. "Accessibility and usability of online library databases." Library hi tech, v. 23, no. 2, 2005: 265-286.

Women and Disability

Lush, Gail, and Fran Odette. "Women and wellness: health services and women with disabilities." Abilities, issue 63, summer 2005: 30-33, 35.

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