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Added Entries, Volume 37, Issue 4

Date: Summer 2010

The following titles have been selected from materials that were added to the NLS reference collections during spring 2010. 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.

NLS Publications

Facts: books for blind and physically handicapped individuals, see Talking-Book Program–Library of Congress

Facts: Web-Braille, 2010 ed. see Web-Braille

Adjustment by People with Visual Impairments

Thurston, Mhairi, Allen Thurston, and John Mcleod. Socio-emotional effects of the transition from sight to blindness. British journal of visual impairment, v. 28, May 2010: 90–112.

Blindness in Literature

Kleege, Georgina. Dialogues with the blind: literary depictions of blindness and visual art. Journal of literary and cultural disability studies, v. 4, 2010: 1–16.

College Students with Disabilities

Myers, Karen A., and Joni J. Bastian. Understanding communication preferences of college students with visual disabilities. Journal of college student development, v. 51, May–June 2010: 265–278.

Stewart, James F., Jaehwa Choi, and Coretta Mallery. A multilevel analysis of distance learning achievement: are college students with disabilities making the grade? Journal of rehabilitation, v. 76, Apr.–May–June 2010: 27–39.

Disabilities–Foreign Countries

Waldman, H. Barry, Allen Wong, and Steven P. Perlman. Individuals with disabilities in China. Exceptional parent, v. 40, Apr. 2010: 58–60.

Education for Blind Children

Sapp, Wendy, and Phil Hatlen. The expanded core curriculum: where we have been, where we are going, and how we can get there. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 104, June 2010: 338–348.

Education for Blind People–Foreign Countries

Wong, Meng Ee, and Noel Kok Hwee Chia. Education for students with visual impairments in Singapore: an overview of primary and secondary programs. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 104, Apr. 2010: 243–247.

Education for Deaf-Blind People

Ingraham, Cynthia L., and Jean F. Andrews. The hands and reading: what deaf- blind adult readers tell us. British journal of visual impairments, v. 28, May 2010: 130–138.

Educational Testing for People with Visual Impairments

Freeland, Amy L., and others. Exploring the relationship between access technology and standardized test scores for youth with visual impairments: secondary analysis of the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 104, Mar. 2010: 170–182.

Electronic Books

Electronic book readers. Library technology reports, v. 46, Apr. 2010: 7–19.

Health Insurance

Lustig, Daniel L., and David R. Strauser. Comparing health benefits offer rates for individuals with disabilities to workers in the general population: the impact of race and gender. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 76, Apr.–May–June 2010:46–51.

Libraries–Marketing

Frontline advocacy for public libraries. Retrieved June 11, 2010. www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/advocacy/advocacyuniversity/frontline_advocacy/frontline_public/index.cfm. external link

Mathematics for Blind People

Hansen, Eric G., Valerie J. Shute, and Steven Landau. An assessment-for-learning system in mathematics for individuals with visual impairments. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 104, May 2010: 275–286.

Physical Fitness

Lieberman, Lauren J., and others. Health-related fitness of youths with visual impairments. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 104, June 2010: 349–359.

Psychology of People with Visual Impairments

Murray, Shirley A., Robert C. Mckay, and John M. Nieuwoudt. Grief and needs of adults with acquired visual impairment. British journal of visual impairment, v. 28, May 2010: 78–89.

Screen Readers

Burton, Darren. A review of Oratio: a screen reader for BlackBerry. AFB accessworld, v. 11, May 2010: 11p. www.afb.org/aw/main.asp.external link

Burton, Darren. Seven days with the iPad: an accessibility evaluation. AFB Accessworld, v. 11, July 2010: 10p. www.afb.org/aw/main.asp.external link

The Apple iPad. NB, issue 54, June 2010: 40–42.

Senior Adults with Disabilities–Statistics

Lee, Jae Chul. Review of health disparities for older people with disabilities. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 76, Apr.–May–June 2010: 17–26.

Sex Education

Krupa, Chelsea, and Shaniff Esmail. Sexual health education for children with visual impairments: talking about sex is not enough. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 104, June 2010: 327–337.

Spatial Perception

Andreou, Yiannoula, and Steve McCall. Using the voice of the child who is blind as a tool for exploring spatial perception. British journal of visual impairment, v. 28, May 2010: 113–129.

Talking-Book Program–Library of Congress

* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Facts: books for blind and physically handicapped individuals. Washington, 2009. 4p. Free. Also available online at www.loc.gov/nls/reference/factsheets/annual.html.

Web-Braille

* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Facts: Web-Braille. Washington, 2010. 2p. Free. Also available online at www.loc.gov/nls/reference/factsheets/webbraille.html

White Canes

Sauerburger, Dona, and Eugene Bourquin. Teaching the use of a long cane step by step: suggestions for progressive, methodical instruction. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 104, Apr. 2010: 203–214.

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