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Added Entries, Volume 35, Issue 3

Spring 2008

The following titles have been selected from materials that were added to the NLS reference collections during winter 2008. Entries are arranged alphabetically, according to subject headings developed and used by the NLS Reference Section for its collections. Prices of publications have been included wherever possible. 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.

Assistive Technology Products for People with Visual Impairments

Is accessibility coming out in the wash? NB, issue 25, Jan. 2008: 32–36.

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

Blake, Lou Ann. Jacobus tenBroek: letters to Berkeley. Braille monitor, v. 51, Mar. 2008: 216–228. Also available online at www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0803/bm080312.htm.

Blind Artists

Creating without vision. NB, issue 25, Jan. 2008: 37–40.

In touch with art. NB, issue 25, Jan. 2008: 21–25.

Blind Parents

Jones, Judy. Surviving teen driving: tips for blind parents. Braille monitor, v. 51, Jan. 2008: 43–46. Also available online at www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0801/bm080114.htm.

Braille--Reading

Fleming, Margaret. Braille readers always ignite learning and living for everyone. Future reflections, v. 26, Convention report 2007: 27–31.

Careers for People with Visual Impairments

Morrow, Kimberly. Keeping it real. Dialogue, v. 46, Jan.–Feb. 2008: 39–44.

Sanchez, Albert. Piano tuning: a good career that doesn’t require a college degree. Future reflections, v. 26, Convention report 2007: 58–59.

Thomas, Empish J. Roderick Parker: the healing power of massage. Dialogue, v. 46, Jan.–Feb. 2008: 33–38.

Caregivers

Fuhr, Patti, Bethany Martinez, and Michael Williams. Caregivers with visual impairments: a preliminary study. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 102, Feb. 2008: 89–96.

Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV)

Van Gerven, Clara. Magnification software. Braille monitor, v. 51, Jan. 2008: 17–19. Also available online www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0801/bm080108.htm.

Disabilities in Children’s Literature

Prater, Mary Anne, and Tina Taylor Dyches. Books that portray characters with disabilities: a top 25 list for children and young adults. Teaching exceptional children, v. 40, Mar–Apr. 2008: 32–38.

Education for Blind Children

Corn, Anne L. On the future of the field of education of students with visual impairments. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 101, Dec. 2007: 741–748.

Electronic Books

Fruchterman, Jim. Leveling the playing field for students with disabilities. Braille monitor, v. 51, Mar. 2008: 232–237. Also available online at www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0803/bm080314.htm.

Kimbrough, B.T. The $32 million question. Dialogue, v. 47, Jan.–Feb. 2008: 49–56.

Emergency Preparedness

McNutt, Scott. If disaster strikes... are government and relief agencies ready to provide aid to people with disabilities? inMotion, v. 18, Jan.–Feb. 2008: 22–25.

Moore, Molly. Emergency preparedness: who’s ready? who’s not? inMotion, v. 18, Jan.–Feb. 2008: 15–16.

Estate Planning

Making critical decisions for a child with special needs: what happens when parents are out of the picture? EP magazine, v. 38, Feb. 2008: 46–49.

Grants and Scholarships

Funding education beyond high school: the guide to federal student aid. Washington: U.S. Department of Education, 2007. 1 v. Free. (U.S. Department of Education, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794). Also available online at www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov.

Head and Brain Injuries

Larsen, Duncan. Understanding brain injury. Braille monitor, v. 51, Feb. 2008: 151–154. Also available online at www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0802/bm080214.htm.

Independent Living

Lancioni, Giulio E., and others. Helping three people with multiple disabilities acquire independent dressing through assistive technology. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 101, Dec. 2007: 768–773.

Information Behavior

Information behaviour of the researcher of the future: a ciber briefing paper. Retrieved Jan. 11, 2008. www.bl.uk/news/pdf/googlegen.pdf [PDF:1.67MB].

Large Print--Type Design

Arditi, Aries. Making text legible: designing for people with partial sight. Retrieved Jan. 22, 2008. www.lighthouse.org/accessibility/legible.

Big type is best for aging baby boomers: a case for universal graphic design. Retrieved Jan. 22, 2008. www.lighthouse.org/accessibility/boomers.

Simple steps to more readable type through universal graphic design. Retrieved Jan. 22, 2008. www.lighthouse.org/accessibility/simple.

Library Services for Children with Disabilities

Rockefeller, Elsworth. Striving to serve diverse youth: mainstreaming teens with special needs through public library programming. Public libraries, v. 47, Jan.–Feb. 2008: 50–55.

Money

Brantley, Rhonda. Keeping track of money and paying the bills. Dialogue, v. 46, Jan.–Feb. 2008: 18–21.

Physical Fitness

Butler, Carolyn. Twisting without shouting: a gentle introduction to the joys of yoga. Diabetes forecast, v. 61, Mar. 2008: 30–34.

Physicians with Disabilities

The Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award. Braille monitor, v. 51, Jan. 2008: 1–3. Also available online at www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0801/bm080103. htm.

Perlman, Rosalind (reviewed by Deborah Kendrick). The blind doctor: the Jacob Bolotin story. Braille monitor, v.51, Jan. 2008: 4–6. Also available online at www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0801/bm080105.htm.

Stracks, Mark. A blind doctor practicing today. Braille monitor, v. 51, Jan. 2008: 11–14. Also available online at www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0801/bm080106.htm.

Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairments

Maurer, Marc. Diplomacy, reality, and the organized blind movement: the elements of rehabilitation. Braille monitor, v. 51, Feb. 2008: 84–90. Also available online at www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0802/bm080204.htm.

Omvig, James H., and Joanne Wilson. A summary of essential blindness philosophy in residential rehabilitation training. Braille monitor, v. 51, Feb. 2008: 132–139. Also available online at www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0802/bm080211.htm.

Science for People with Visual Impairments

Fraser, Kate. Oceanography for the visually impaired: a scientific collaboration helps visually impaired students explore oceanography firsthand. Science teacher, v. 75, Mar. 2008: 28–32.

Senior Adults

End of life: help with comfort and care. Retrieved Feb 2, 2008. www.nia.nih.gov/HealthInformation/Publications/endoflife [PDF:674Kb]. (Also available in print free upon request from Office of Communications and Public Liaison, National Institute on Aging, Building 31, Room 5C27, Bethesda, MD 20892, NIH Publ. no. 08-6036, Jan. 2008).

Service Animals

Spake, Amanda. Could a dog save (your life?). Diabetes forecast, v. 61, Mar. 2008: 40, 42, 45–47.

Social Security Programs

Increasing the earnings limit: a common sense work incentive for blind social security beneficiaries. Braille monitor, v. 51, Mar. 2008: 201–203. Also available online at www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0803/bm080308.htm.

Spina Bifida

Lutkenhoff, Marlene, ed. Children with spina bifida: a parents’ guide. 2nd ed. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2008. $21.95. 395p. (6510 Bells Mill Road, 20817).

Sports for People with Visual Impairments

Ortlieb, Michelle. The United States Association of Blind Athletes educating the world one athlete at a time. Dialogue, v. 46, Jan.–Feb. 2008: 15–18.

Textbooks in Special Formats

Cortiella, Candace. What you need to know about NIMAS. EP magazine, v. 38, Feb. 2008: 38–39.

Travel by People with Disabilities

Bonn, Aashlee. At the airport. Hearing loss magazine, v. 29, Jan.–Feb. 2008: 30–32, 34.

Van Roosmalen, Linda, and Douglas Hobson. Peering into a crystal ball: what’s the future for wheelchair-seated travel? EP magazine, v. 38, Feb. 2008: 54–57.

Veterans with Disabilities

New veterans administration rules for specially adapted housing grants. EP magazine, v. 38, Feb. 2008: 77–78.

Vocational Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairments

Graham, Deana. Leading and managing change in public vocational rehabilitation. Braille monitor, v. 51, Feb. 2008: 96–102. Also available online at www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm08/bm0802/bm080206.htm.

Web Accessibility

* Schmetzke, Axel, ed. Accessiblity. Library hi tech, v. 25, no. 4, 2007: 454–578. (entire issue).

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