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Added Entries, Volume 38, Issue 4—Volume 39, Issue 1

Date: Summer-Fall 2011

The following titles have been selected from materials that were added to the NLS reference collections from summer to fall 2011. 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

Westerns, 2011 see Talking-Book Program—Library of Congress

AIDS (Disease)

Holmström, Radhika. Thirty years on: HIV and eyesight. NB, issue 67, July 2011: 32–35.

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

The impact of the ADA, twenty-one years later. EP magazine, Aug. 2011: 20–21.

Assistive Technology Products

Fels, D.I., and S.A. Gedeon. Understanding motivations of entrepreneurs in the assistive technology market. Technology and disability, v. 23, 2011: 533–564.

Assistive Technology Products for People with Visual Impairments

Packer, Jaclyn, and Morgan Blubaugh. Left to your own devices: results of a study on the usability of everyday household and electronic products for people with vision loss. AccessWorld, v. 12, Nov. 2011. www.afb.org/aw/main.asp.External link

Assistive Technology Products for People with Visual Impairments—Reading

Kimbrough, B.T. Ups and downs in the race to accessible reading: Blio takes its first steps. Dialogue, v. 50, summer 2011: 34–38.

Autism and Visual Impairment

Bell, Ian. Visual impairment and autism. NB, issue 65, May 2011: 20–23.

Gense, Marilyn H., and D. Jay Gense. Autism spectrum disorders and visual impairment are here to stay: using an expanded core curriculum to implement a comprehensive program of instruction. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 105, June 2011: 329–224.

Biography of Leaders in Work with Blind People—tenBROEK, Jacobus

Jacobus tenBROEK. Braille monitor, v. 54, July 2011: 389–536 (entire issue).

Blind Artists

Shearing, George. The way it was. Dialogue, v. 50, summer 2011: 39–45.

Braille

Braille Authority of North America (BANA). The evolution of braille: can the past help plan the future? Part 1. Retrieved July 2011. www.brailleauthority.org.External link

The evolution of braille: can the past help plan the future? Part 2. Braille monitor, v. 54, Oct. 2011: 745–752.

Braille—Instruction

Erin, Jane N., and Tessa S. Wright. Learning to write in braille: an analysis of writing samples from participants in the Alphabetic Braille and Contracted (SBC) Braille Study. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 105, July 2011: 389–401.

Sacks, Sharon Z., Cheryl K. Hannan, and Jane N. Erin. Children’s perceptions of learning braille: qualitative and quantitative findings of the ABC Braille Study. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 105, May 2011: 266–275.

Clothing for People with Visual Impairments

Yuan, Shuai, YingLi Tian, and Aries Arditi. Clothing matching for visually impaired persons. Technology and disability, v. 23, 2011: 75–85.

Dyslexia

Eide, Brock L. and Fernette F. Eide. The dyslexic advantage: unlocking the hidden potential of the dyslexic brain. NY: Hudson St. Press, 2011. 283p. $17.13.

Electronic Braille—Writing Equipment

Kendrick, Deborah. Product evaluation: Braille Sense OnHand Notetaker and PDA from HIMS, Inc. AccessWorld, v. 12, Oct. 2011. www.afb.org/aw/main.asp.External link

Gene Therapy

Holmström, Radhika. Genes in sight. NB, issue 68, Aug. 2011: 36–39.

Global Positioning System (GPS)

Roentgen, Uta R., Gert Jan Gelderblom, and Luc P. de Witte. Users’ evaluations of four electronic travel aids aimed at navigation for persons who are visually impaired. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 105, Oct.-Nov. 2011: 612–623.

Guide Dogs

Ingber, Janet. Q and A with Janet Ingber: things to consider when thinking about a guide dog. AccessWorld, v. 12, Dec. 2011. www.afb.org/aw/main.asp.External link

Kreiger, Susan. Traveling blind: adventures in vision with a guide dog by my side. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue U. Press, 2010. 205p. $24.95.

Medicaid-Medicare

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U. S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Medicare and you, 2012. 148p. Free. Also available in audio, braille, and large print. (7500 Security Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21244).

Money

Simkiss, Philippa. Managing our own money: how blind and partially sighted people are taking control. NB, issue 68, Aug. 2011: 26–28.

Music for People with Visual Impairments

Sapp, Wendy. Somebody’s jumping on the floor: incorporating music into orientation and mobility for preschoolers with visual impairments. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 105, Oct. 2011: 715–719.

Parents of Children with Visual Impairments

De Klerk, Heidi, and Abraham P. Greeff. Resilience in parents of young adults with visual impairments. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 105, July 2011: 414–424.

Screen Readers

Burton, Darren and John Lilly. Nonvisual desktop access and thunder: a comparison of two free screen readers. AccessWorld, v. 12, Aug. 2011: www.afb.org/aw/main.asp.External link

Senior Adults with Visual Impairments

Berger, Sue. The meaning of leisure for older adults living with vision loss. Occupation, participation and health, v. 31, 2011: 193–199.

LaGrow, Steven, and others. Determinants of the overall quality of life of older persons who have difficulty seeing: the importance of the ability to get around. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 105, Oct.-Nov. 2001: 720–730.

Service Animals

Vogel, Bob. Service dogs: training, rights and responsibilities. New mobility, v. 22, Aug. 2011: 32–39.

Talking-Book Program−Library of Congress

* Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Westerns. Washington, 2011. 73p. Free. Also available online at www.loc.gov/nls/bibliographies/published/westerns/index.html.

Telephones for People with Visual Impairments

Burton, Darren. Cell-phone access: the current state of cell-phone accessibility. AccessWorld, v. 12, June 2011. www.afb.org/aw/main.asp.External link

Toys for Children with Disabilities

Look, listen, and feel: multi-sensory toys help the mind grow strong. EP magazine, Oct. 2011: 22–25.

Traumatic Brain Injury

Elias, Eileen, Katie Weider, and Ashni Dave. Traumatic brain injury and substance abuse. Part 11. EP magazine, v. 41, Oct. 2011: 34–36.

Trudel, Tina, and others. Sexuality and traumatic brain injury. EP magazine, v. 41, Aug. 2011: 29–30.

Transition from School to Work

Brewer, David, and others. Evaluation of a multi-site transition to adulthood program for youth with disabilities. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 77, July-Aug.-Sept. 2011: 3–13.

Wolffe, Karen and Stacy M. Kelly. Instruction in area of the expanded core curriculum linked to transition outcomes for students with visual impairments. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 105, June 2011: 340–349.


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