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Added Entries, Volume 37, Issue 2

Winter 2010

The following titles have been selected from materials that were added to the NLS reference collections during fall 2009. 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 documents 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.

Albinism

Albinism. NB, issue 48, Dec. 2009: 38–42.

Amblyopia

Amblyopia. NB, issue 47, Nov. 2009: 36–39.

Attitudes toward People with Disabilities

Columna, Luis, and others. Using online videos for disability awareness. Journal of physical education, recreation, and dance, v. 80, Oct. 2009: 19–24.

Autism

Bruey, Carolyn T., and Mary Beth Urban. The autism transition guide: planning the journey from school to adult life. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2009. 152p. $19.95. (6510 Bells Mill Road 20817).

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Barrier-Free Architecture--Home Design

Furlong, Roxanne. The accessible dream home. New mobility, v. 20, Nov. 2009: 26–34.

Blindness--Foreign Countries

Cairns, Clair, and others. Network 1000 Scotland: a report on the opinions and circumstances of blind and partially sighted people in Scotland. British journal of visual impairment, v. 27, Sept. 2009: 239–251.

Braille--Instruction

Braille and adults with acquired sight loss: opportunities, benefits, and challenges. NB, issue 48, Dec. 2009: 22–25.

Braille Code--English

Bogart, Darleen. Unifying the English braille codes. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 103, Oct.–Nov. 2009: 581–583.

D’Andrea, Frances Mary. A history of instructional methods in uncontracted and contracted braille. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 103, Oct.–Nov. 2009: 585–594.

Braille Music

Risdon, James. 1809 Louis Braille–2009 braille music technology. NB, issue 48, Dec. 2009: 30–33.

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Computers for People with Visual Impairments

Hodges, Bradley. “Is a netbook computer right for you?” AccessWorld, v. 10, Sept. 2009. Retrieved Oct. 15, 2009. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw100503.   external link

Crime Prevention for People with Disabilities

“Crime against people with disabilities, 2007.” Retrieved Oct. 1, 2009. http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/pdf/capd07.pdf [PDF: 474KB / 12p.]   external link

Digital Talking-Book Players

Burton, Darren. “Two new portable digital-book players enter the market.” AccessWorld, v. 10, Nov. 2009. Retrieved Dec. 11, 2009. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw100602.  external link

Huffman, Lee, Morgan Blubaugh, and William Reuschel. “Screening displays for low-vision access: a look at popular audio players and book readers.” AccessWorld, v. 10, Nov. 2009. Retrieved Dec. 11, 2009. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw100603.  external link

Education for People with Learning Disabilities

Salmon, Gill, and Amanda Kirby. The role of teachers in the assessment of children suspected of having AD/HD. British journal of special education, v. 36, Sept. 2009: 147–154.

Estate Planning

Schmitt Smith, Mary T. Lessons in transition: planning for a child moving to her own place in the community. EP magazine, v. 39, Oct.–Nov. 2009: 51–53.

Shulman, Ken. The aging parent and the child with disabilities: estate-planning concerns and options. EP magazine, v. 39, Oct.–Nov. 2009: 48–50.

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Eye Care

Gender and eye health: why are there twice as many women who are blind as men?
NB, issue 46, Oct. 2009: 28–32.

Is there a gender gap in sight loss? NB, issue 46, Oct. 2009: 24–27.

Grants and Scholarships for People with Visual Impairments

Myers, Karen A. Campus questions answered: financing college. Dialogue, v. 48, Nov.–Dec. 2009: 33–36.

Higher Education for Blind People

Fichten, Catherine S., and others. Accessibility of e-learning and computer and information technologies for students with visual impairments in postsecondary education. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 103, Sept. 2009: 543–557.

Labels and Labeling Systems for People with Visual Impairments

Douglas, Graeme, and others. An investigation of the height of embossed braille dots for labels on pharmaceutical products. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 103, Oct.–Nov. 2009: 662–667.

Libraries--Surveys

Institute of Museum and Library Services. “Service trends in U.S. public libraries, 1997-2007.” Research brief, no. 1, Dec. 2009. Retrieved Dec. 24, 2009. www.imls.gov/pdf/Brief2010_01.pdf [PDF: 278KB / 6p.].  external link

Library Services for People with Disabilities

Katz, Jeff. Addressing special needs and at-risk populations in library education programs. Public libraries, v. 48, Nov.–Dec. 2009: 34–37.

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Library Services for People with Learning Disabilities

Chodock, Ted, and Elizabeth Dolinger. Applying universal design to information literacy: teaching students who learn differently at Landmark College. Reference and user services quarterly, v. 49, fall 2009: 24–32.

Literacy

Geruschat, Duane R., ed. Special issue on literacy. Journal of visual impairment and      blindness, v. 103, Oct.–Nov. 2009: 585–734 (entire issue).

Parker, Amy T., and Rona L. Pogrund. A review of research on the literacy of students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 103, Oct.–Nov. 2009: 635–648.

Peters, Tom. The future of reading. Library journal, v. 134, Nov. 1, 2009: 18–22.

Magnifiers

Huffman, Lee. “Lighting up your world: a closer look at illuminated magnifiers.”AccessWorld, v. 10, Nov. 2009. Retrieved Dec. 11, 2009. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw100604.  external link

Maps

Pieck, Stephanie. On a map quest: exploring braille and other tactile maps. Dialogue, v. 48, Sept.–Oct. 2009: 50–54.


Medicare--Medicaid

“Medicare and you 2010.” Retrieved Dec. 24, 2009.

“Medicare’s new requirements for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) suppliers.” Retrieved Sept. 2009. www.medicare.gov/Publications/Pubs/pdf/11437.pdf [PDF 82KB / 2 p.].  external link

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Mobility for People with Visual Impairments

Roentgen, Uta R., and others. The impact of electronic mobility devices for persons who are visually impaired: a systematic review of effects and effectiveness. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 103, Dec. 2009: 743–753.

Music for People with Visual Impairments

Matawa, Christina. Exploring the musical interests and abilities of blind and partially sighted children and young people with retinopathy of prematurity. British journal of visual impairment, v. 27, Sept. 2009: 252–262.

Releasing the music: new ways of listening and the accessibility challenge. NB, issue 47, Nov. 2009: 28–31.

Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairments--Foreign Countries

Gustafsson, Jorgen, and Krister Inde. The history and current status of low-vision services in Scandinavian countries. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 103, Sept. 2009: 558–562.

Screen Readers

Griffiths, Steve. Windows 7—what’s new? NB, issue 46, Oct. 2009: 38–41.

Tactile Graphics

Ryles, Ruby and Edward Bell. Participation of parents in the early exploration of tactile graphics by children who are visually impaired. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 103, Oct.–Nov. 2009: 625–634.

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Telephones for People with Visual Impairments

American Foundation for the Blind. “Cell phone accessibility.” Retrieved Oct. 15, 2009. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=4&TopicID=327.  external link

Burton, Darren. “The revolutionary new iPhone.” AccessWorld, v. 10, Sept. 2009. Retrieved Oct. 15, 2009. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw100502external link

Olivero, Tony. Tactile access to the iPhone is here. Braille monitor, v. 52, Nov. 2009: 829–838.

Travel for People with Visual Impairments

Chiappetta, Ann. Tips for worry-free travel. Dialogue, v. 48, Nov.–Dec. 2009: 28–30. Kelsy, Joe. Cruising the net. Dialogue, v. 48, Nov.–Dec. 2009: 49–51.

Nichols, Dana. Packing it in. Dialogue, v. 48, Nov.–Dec 2009: 30–32.

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Treaty

Making it work for us: the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. NB, issue 45, Sept. 2009: 38–41.

Veterans with Disabilities

Fulton, Lawrence V., and others. A comparison of disabled veteran and nonveteran income: time to revise the law? Journal of disability policy studies, v. 20, Dec. 2009: 184–191.

Voting by People with Disabilities

Ward, Andrew, Paul M.A. Baker, and Nathan W. Moon. Ensuring the enfranchisement of people with disabilities. Journal of disability policy studies, v. 20, Sept. 2009: 79–92.

White Canes

Kim, Dae Shik, Robert Wall Emerson, and Amy Curtis. Drop-off detection with the long cane: effects of different cane techniques on performance. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 103, Sept. 2009: 519–530.

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