Date: Summer 1999
v. 26, no. 4
The following titles have been selected from materials added
to the NLS reference collections during the spring of 1999.
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 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.__
Sunderlin, Ann. Dog days. PN/Paraplegia news, v. 53, June
Computer technology that can enable the disabled. Computers
in libraries, v. 19, June 1999: 18-20, 22, 24, 26, 28-29,
35-36, 38-41, 48-50, 52-53, 62-64, 66. (entire issue).
Autism research: studies currently underway may provide
clues for treatment.
Exceptional parent, v. 29, June 1999: 72, 74-75.
Autism Society of America. Funding for autism research on
the horizon. Exceptional parent, v. 29, June 1999: 66-68,
Trachtman, Lawrence H. Designing universally for older
adults. Aging and vision news, v. 11, spring 1999: 4-5.
__Kirchner, Corinne. Prevalence estimates for visual
impairment: cutting through the data jungle. Journal of visual
impairment and blindness, v. 93, Apr. 1999: 253-259.
__Kirchner, Corrine, and Emilie Schmeidler. Life
chances and ways of life: statistics on race, ethnicity,
and visual impairment. Journal of visual impairment and blindness,
v. 93, May 1999: 319-324.
__Ford, Susan, and Ramona Walhof. Braille reading speed:
are you willing to do what it takes? Braille
monitor, v. 42, June 1999: 432-437.
Delgado, Mauricio R., and Mary Combes. Management of
motor impairment: approaches for children with
cerebral palsy. Positive perspectives for cerebral palsy,
part 4. Exceptional parent, v. 29, June 1999: 42-45.
Myers, Scott M., and Bruce K. Shapiro. Origins and
causes of cerebral palsy: symptoms and diagnosis.
Positive perspectives for cerebral palsy, part 2.
Exceptional parent, v. 29, Apr. 1999: 28-33.
Turner, Michael S. Cerebral palsy and the basics of
movement. Positive perspectives for cerebral palsy,
part 3. Exceptional parent, v. 29, May 1999: 58-63.
Engleman, Melissa Darrow, and others. A teacher's guide
to communicating with students with deaf-blindness.
Teaching exceptional children, v. 31, May-June 1999: 64-70.
Sottong, Stephen. Don't power up that e-book just yet.
American libraries, v. 30, May 1999: 50-53.
Crudden, Adele, and Lynn W. McBroom. Barriers to
employment: a survey of employed persons who are
visually impaired. Journal of visual impairment and
blindness, v. 93, June 1999: 341-350.
GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
1999 financial aid for students with disabilities.
Washington: HEATH Resource Center, American Council
on Education, 1999. 15p. Single copy free. (One Dupont
Circle NW, Suite 800, DC 20036-1193). Also available on the
Internet at gopher://bobcat-ace.nche.edu/
Chisholm, Wendy, and Gregg Vanderheiden. Web content
accessibility guidelines 1.0: W3C recommendation 5 May 1999.
Retrieved June 17, 1999.
Clear print guidelines. Retrieved May 26, 1999.
Roads to learning: the public libraries' learning
disabilities initative information kit, 1999 ed.
Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1999. Free.
(50 East Huron Street 60611-2795).
MAINSTREAMING IN EDUCATION
McLeskey, James, and Daniel Henry. Inclusion: what
progress is being made across states? Teaching
exceptional children, v. 31, May-June 1999: 56-62.
__Arter, Christine, and David Lavelle Hill. Listening in:
music for students with a visual impairment.
British journal of visual impairment, v. 17, May 1999:
PERSONAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES
Hammond, Marilyn. Personal assistance services:
creative management and misdemeanors. New mobility,
v. 10, June 1999: 18-20, 22-23, 54.
Bruno, Richard L., and Nancy M. Frick. The ten
commandments of PPS. New mobility, v. 10, June
TALKING BOOKS, DIGITAL
__Johnson, David. NLS conversion to digital talking
books. Library hi tech news, no. 160, Mar. 1999: 16-17.
TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO WORK
Thoma, Colleen A. Supporting student voice in transition
planning. Teaching exceptional children, v. 31,
May-June 1999: 4-9.
WOMEN AND DISABILITY
Jans, Lita, and Susan Stoddard. Chartbook on women and
disability in the United States. An InfoUse
report. Washington: U.S. Department of Education, National
Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, 1999.
95p. Free. Also available in alternative formats.
(OSERS/NIDRR, Switzer Building, Room 3431 DC 20202). Also
available on the Internet at
Women on wheels. Disability resources monthly, v. 6,
Mar. 1999: 3-5.